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Superstorm Evacuation

This Oct. 31, 2012 file photo shows residents of Breezy Point walk through flood waters and ride on police trucks as they leave behind destruction from superstorm Sandy in New York. Despite days of dire forecasts and explicit warnings, hundreds of thousands of people in New York and New Jersey ignored mandatory evacuation orders as Superstorm Sandy closed in. Now, after scores of deaths and harrowing escapes, emergency officials say they will look at what more can be done to persuade residents to get out when their lives are in danger.