There are a number of relief efforts occurring as we speak. It will take time to get back to some normalcy.
These pictures really show the amount of damage that occurred as a result of this event.
Consider a donation to the Red Cross
The Red Cross continues to focus on reaching as many people as possible who need our help. Your help is urgently needed to continue to support relief efforts. Getting supplies and meals and water into affected areas is the top priority. Since the beginning of the Sandy relief effort:
- More than 5,900 Red Cross workers have been assigned to operations from Virginia to Rhode Island, with the majority in Greater New York and throughout New Jersey.
- The Red Cross has provided more than 61,000 overnight shelter stays in more than 250 Red Cross shelters.
- More than 3.2 million meals and snacks have been served.
- The Red Cross has distributed more than 121,000 relief items such as clean-up kits and hygiene kits.