NY1 Web Extra: Fighting The Tide

In the wake of its devastation, Hurricane Sandy leaves New York with difficult questions about how the city could prevent similar destruction in another storm. The Netherlands is familiar with the risks of flooding. It has implemented numerous measures – some big, some small – to prevent a recurrence of the disaster that decimated that country in 1953.

With an eye toward how New York will prepare for the next Sandy, Josh Robin of NY1 News and Juan Manuel Benitez of NY1 Noticias traveled to the Netherlands in January to produce the special series, "Fighting the Tide."

Read Robin's seven-part web-extra report by viewing the following links.

Table of Contents

• Part I: Capelle

• Part II: It Did Happen Here

• Part III: The Levees

• Part IV: The DeltaWorks Plan

• Part V: A Floating Neighborhood in Amsterdam

• Part VI: Oosterscheldekering and Maeslantkering

• Part VII: New York

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