PHOTOS: Hurricane Sandy, one week later

by Cassady Sharp

November 5, 2012

Residents eat hot soup at a donation collection/distribution center in the Rockaways days after Hurricane Sandy, where residents are still living with out power, heat, and other basic services.

© Michael Nagle / Greenpeace

[caption id="attachment_12396" align="alignnone" width="600" caption="Residents eat hot soup at a donation collection/distribution center in Rockaway Beach days after Hurricane Sandy"][/caption] A week after Hurricane Sandy ravaged the East claiming nearly 100 lives and racking up several billion dollars in damges, more than a million people are still without power and 164,000 residents of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut have filed FEMA reports for transitional housing. As temperatures drop, Hurricane Sandy victims still need our help. Please support the Hurricane Sandy relief effort in any way you can. Here are some local groups who could use our help: http://statenislandrelief.org/ https://www.facebook.com/RockawayRelief(Read more about the devastation in Rockaway Beach) http://interoccupy.net/occupysandy/(Read about Occupy Sandy's efforts) Greenpeace's solar truck, the Rolling Sunlight is still in Rockaway Beach providing power for a small community store. Check here for updates. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=ikKTmrNITeQ [caption id="attachment_12398" align="alignnone" width="600" caption="Buried in sand, people attempt to dig out their cars in the Rockaway neighborhood ."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_12399" align="alignnone" width="600" caption="Thousands of people queued for buses to Manhattan"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_12400" align="alignnone" width="600" caption="Oil slick on the Arthur Kill River"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_12401" align="alignnone" width="600" caption="A 'No Gas' sign posted at a Mobil gas station in Brooklyn as fuel became scarce in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_12402" align="alignnone" width="600" caption="Car fire on Brighton Beach avenue & Ocean Parkway in Coney Island."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_12403" align="alignnone" width="600" caption="A tree toppled onto two houses on East 18th street and Ditmas avenue in Ditmas Park, Brooklyn in Hurricane Sandy."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_12404" align="alignnone" width="600" caption="A couple stands on a patch of dry land and surveys the flooded streets of Hoboken in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy."][/caption]

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