100 Days after Hurricane Sandy in New York: A Look Back in Photos

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Since Hurricane Sandy struck the East Coast of the United States in late October 2012, FEMA has been involved with response and recovery efforts to aid survivors. These photos offer a glimpse of those efforts, and the entire photo library can be found here.


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A car drives through heavy flood waters at Rockaway Point, NY

Drivers cope with residual waters in Rockaway Point, NY.


Homeowner and Sea Gate resident stands in the doorway of what was once was his living room.

NY resident standing amid home destroyed by Sandy.


Craig Fugate, FEMA Administrator, speaks with Hurricane Sandy survivors.

FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate talking with a survivor in Rockaway, NY.


FEMA officials meets with Local and State representatives to coordinate recovery efforts in Suffolk County.

FEMA officials meet with local and state officials to discuss efforts in Suffolk County


Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano speaks to local residents at a shelter set up at Susan Wagner high school.

DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano with children at a shelter in Staten Island, NY.


FEMA messages are displayed on Radio City Music Hall's poster display.

FEMA registration message for Sandy survivors at Radio City Music Hall, New York City.


 FEMA Community Relations team canvass a Long Island neighborhood checking on Hurricane Sandy survivors.

FEMA Community Relations teams talking with Long Island survivors.


FEMA Community Relations Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Specialist assists a Russian-speaking hurricane survivor with her special health requirements.

FEMA Limited English Proficiency (LEP) specialist helping a Russian-speaking survivor.


FEMA Community Relations Specialist assists hurricane survivor in Seaford, New York

FEMA disaster recovery specialist assisting survivor in a Disaster Recovery Center tent, Seaford NY.


A homeowner looks at her home that was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy.

Survivor looks at her home that will be removed with help of FEMA’s Public Assistance program


The Army Corps of Engineer removing the remains of a home in Staten Island, NY

Debris being removed by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Staten Island, NY.


FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer Michael Byrne answers Hurricane Sandy disaster questions during a live "Twitter chat" at the Joint Field Office in Forest Hills, New York.

FEMA’s Federal Coordinating Officer for New York, Michael F. Byrne, during Twitter chat session with survivors


Technicians are unloading and installing a hot water heater and furnace at the home of an 87 year-old survivor of Hurricane Sandy one month after the disaster.

Technicians unloading and preparing to install a hot water heater and furnace in home of 87-year-old survivor.


Local businesses owner from Steve's Authentic Key Lime Pie gets some key limes to continue with operations at her business in Red Hook.

Steve's Authentic Key Lime Pie, in Red Hook, Brooklyn reopens after Hurricane Sandy.



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02/05/2013 - 16:26
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