They couldn't pull up the FEMA camp tents and haul them out BEFORE they existed....but they could (and did) ban the kings, pawns and knights from the subways for their own safety.<quoted text>Staten Island was evacuated prior to the storm? Queens?
You're an imbecile.
(Hey RT--if it looks like an island--it just might be an island, but the stuff on islands are not exactly instantly relocatable sometimes ya know. Geez. Worm.)