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  • Jakarta

    Heavy monsoon rain triggered severe flooding in large swathes of the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, on Thursday, bringing the city to a halt with many government offices and businesses forced to close because staff could not get to work.

  • Sandy Flood Funds Fight Friday, 4 Jan 2013 | 2:13 PM ET
    Sandy Flood Funds Fight

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the House passed the Sandy flood bill; and Congressman Gregory Meeks, Club For Growth vice president, discusses whether the government should be involved in flood insurance.

  • House Passes First Sandy Relief Bill Friday, 4 Jan 2013 | 1:16 PM ET
    House Passes First Sandy Relief Bill

    The House passed a bill that will provide $9.7 billion to shore up the National Flood Insurance Program, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Congress to Vote on Superstorm Sandy Flood Aid Friday, 4 Jan 2013 | 11:03 AM ET
    Congress to Vote on Superstorm Sandy Flood Aid

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Congress is getting ready to vote on a $9.7 billion package for relief from superstorm Sandy.

  • Oil rigs in the South China Sea.

    A Shell oil drilling rig grounded off an Alaska island since a New Years Eve storm has suffered damage from waves and flooding but has spilled none of the 155,000 gallons of fuel and other oil products aboard, officials managing the incident said on Thursday.

  • Gov. Christie: Disappointing to Watch Congress Last Night

    Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey spoke out on his disappointment the house adjourned Tuesday night without addressing Sandy relief money, and it seems Washington listened.

  • Christie: Congress Put Politics Ahead of Responsibilities

    Americans are tired of the political gamesmanship in this Congress, says Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey, one day after the House refused to vote on Hurricane Sandy aid. "I was given no explanation," he says, for why the vote didn't happen.

  • Devastating PATH Train Flood Footage Friday, 16 Nov 2012 | 1:15 PM ET
    Devastating Path Train Flood Footage

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on new video from the New York Port Authority, which operates the PATH train, that shows floods bursting into the train platform and tunnels.

  • First Sandy... Now A Nor'easter Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012 | 9:49 AM ET
    First Sandy... Now A Nor'easter

    There is a real threat of significant snow in the New York metropolitan area, reports Meteorologist Todd Gross.

  • Forget About Gasoline, Is There a Food Shortage? Monday, 5 Nov 2012 | 2:43 PM ET
    Forget About Gasoline, Is There a Food Shortage?

    Grocery stores were scrambling to keep shelves stocked four days after Super Storm Sandy hit the east coast, but their efforts were hampered by power outages, storm damage and a lack of fuel for trucks.

  • Here's What Insurance Will and Won't Cover Monday, 5 Nov 2012 | 7:23 AM ET
    Here's What Insurance Will and Won't Cover

    When it comes to insurance claims, Hurricane Sandy is one for the record books. CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on how much of the losses are covered by insurance.

  • Thousands Still Struggle Without Power & Gas Monday, 5 Nov 2012 | 6:35 AM ET
    Thousands Still Struggle Without Power & Gas

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis has the latest facts and figures in the aftermath of Super Storm Sandy.

  • Sandy Leaves NY & NJ Area in Fuel Chokehold Monday, 5 Nov 2012 | 6:04 AM ET
    Sandy Leaves NY & NJ Area in Fuel Chokehold

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports storage facilities that gather and distribute gasoline and jet fuels are handicapped by flooding and power shortages.

  • Staten Island Reels from Sandy Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 10:51 AM ET
    Staten Island Reels from Sandy

    Staten Island is one of the hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy. NBC's Richard Lui reports on the extensive damage to New York City's "forgotten" borough.

  • Sandy Causes Gas & Food Shortages Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 8:15 AM ET
    Sandy Causes Gas & Food Shortages

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan has the update on travel and transit backups resulting from damage left by Superstorm Sandy, and a look at the growing problem of food shortages in New York and New Jersey, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.

  • Dealing With Sandy's Aftermath Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 7:24 AM ET
    Dealing With Sandy's Aftermath

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan has the update on the impact of Superstorm Sandy.

  • Putting a Price Tag on Hurricane Sandy Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 6:31 AM ET
    Putting a Price Tag on Hurricane Sandy

    What will the true cost of Sandy be for insurers and the U.S. economy? Joseph Plumeri, Chairman & CEO of Willis Group Holdings, discusses.

  • What If…Mumbai Gets Hit by a Storm Like Sandy? Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 12:48 AM ET
    What If…Mumbai Gets Hit by a Storm Like Sandy?

    As the New York metropolitan region reels in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, those outside the area may wonder how their own cities would fare in such a disaster. What if a storm on the scale of Sandy took place in another teeming metropolis surrounded by water – like, say, Mumbai? The NYT reports.

  • 4.5 Million Still Without Power Thursday, 1 Nov 2012 | 7:25 PM ET
    4.5 Million Still Without Power

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) said "Long Island Power Authority has had a very poor track record in just the area of restoring power." Clark Gellings, Electric Power Research Institute, weighs in.

  • Sandy Can't Slow Down Stocks! Thursday, 1 Nov 2012 | 7:16 PM ET
    Sandy Can't Slow Down Stocks!

    Stocks rallied on better-than-expected economic reports, with Jack Bouroudjian, Bull and Bear Partners CEO, and John Silvia, Wells Fargo chief economist.