Sandy Leaves Tens of Thousands Homeless

Monday, November 05, 2012

It's a been a week since Sandy hit the Northeast, and utility companies have been working around the clock to return power to millions of customers affected by the storm.

In New York City and the surrounding boroughs, suburbs, and beyond, many people are still without power and fuel, including significant parts of New Jersey and Long Island.

There are also growing concerns about the task of finding temporary housing. Yesterday, officials in New York City said that somewhere between 20,000 and 40,000 people could be have been left homeless as a result of last week's storm. 

Joel Berg, executive director of the New York City Coalition Against Hunger, explains some of the challenges still facing the city.


Joel Berg

Comments [1]

Larry Fisher from Brooklyn, N.Y.

What will it take, to get a better takeaway?

Nov. 05 2012 01:37 PM

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