Recovery efforts progressing 5 years after Sandy

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Progress is still being made in Brooklyn's recovery efforts five years after Hurricane Sandy.

With $70.2 billion in damage inflicted, the storm stands as the third-most costly natural disaster in U.S. history.

"We're working with the organizations in the area to be able to plan for disaster, to be able to plan resiliency, so that should there ever be, heaven forbid, another disaster, the organizations and the community are going to be much more prepared," says Rabbi Moshe Wiener.

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