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FACTBOX-New York state outlines ${esc.dollar}41.9 bln in Sandy damage

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Mon, 26 Nov 2012 20:47 GMT
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NEW YORK, Nov 26 (Reuters) - New York state Governor Andrew Cuomo estimated Hurricane Sandy caused ${esc.dollar}32.8 billion in damage and will require an additional ${esc.dollar}9.1 billlion in mitigation and prevention costs for a total of ${esc.dollar}41.9 billion with about half that damage in New York City.

New York's elected officials planned to asked the U.S. federal government to cover the costs. For a related story, double-click on.

Following are numbers published by the governor's office:

* Housing units damaged or destroyed: 305,000

* Power outages (peak): 2.19 million

* Business affected: 265,300

Recovery costs:

* Government response: ${esc.dollar}1.6 billion

* Individual assistance: ${esc.dollar}913 million

* Housing: ${esc.dollar}9.7 billion

* Business impact: ${esc.dollar}6 billion

* Health: ${esc.dollar}3.1 billion

* Schools: ${esc.dollar}343 million

* Transit, roads and bridges: ${esc.dollar}7.3 billion

* Parks and environment: ${esc.dollar}794 million

* Water, waste and sewer: ${esc.dollar}1.1 billion

* Utilities: ${esc.dollar}1.5 billion

* Government operation revenue: ${esc.dollar}462 million

TOTAL RECOVERY COSTS: ${esc.dollar}32.8 billion

PREVENTION AND MITIGATION (not detailed): ${esc.dollar}9.1 billion

(Reporting by Daniel Trotta; Editing by M.D. Golan)

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