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Hurricane Sandy: How one hospital prepares
Good Samaritan Hospital's storm preparations are almost mind boggling: 40,000 gallons of bottled water. Enough food to feed 500 people a day for more than a week. A dual redundant power system -- and a backup generator, just in case.
On the verge of potentially catastrophic natural disasters, the kind some are predicting Hurricane Sandy will inflict on the region, the 370-bed, Suffern-based...