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NECHAMA Helps Disaster Survivors on Staten Island

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Staten Island, N.Y., Jan. 30, 2013 -- Evan White, a member of AmeriCorps NCCC, anchors drywall in the home of disaster survivor Eileen Pepel whose home on Staten Island, New York was flooded by the storm surge from Hurricane Sandy on October 29, 2012. AmeriCorps crew member are working under the direction of Zach Siddall, Rebuild Operations Coordinator for NECHAMA Jewish Response to Disaster, to help disaster survivors on Staten Island. FEMA supports and encourages Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) such as NECHAMA to help local government and the state to assist survivors of catastrophic events such as Hurricane Sandy. Photo by Christopher Mardorf / FEMA.
Staten Island, N.Y., Jan. 30, 2013 -- Evan White, a member of AmeriCorps NCCC, anchors drywall in the home of disaster survivor Eileen Pepel whose home on Staten Island, New York was flooded by the storm surge from Hurricane Sandy on October 29, 2012. AmeriCorps crew member are working under the direction of Zach Siddall, Rebuild Operations Coordinator for NECHAMA Jewish Response to Disaster, to help disaster survivors on Staten Island. FEMA supports and encourages Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) such as NECHAMA to help local government and the state to assist survivors of catastrophic events such as Hurricane Sandy. Photo by Christopher Mardorf / FEMA. - Location: Staten Island, NY
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