The Long Road to Recovery
In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, there is a lot to be done.
When the devastating superstorm hit the northeastern United States three weeks ago, it left behind massive and catastrophic damage. New York and New Jersey got the worst of Sandy. More than 40 people died, millions were without power, thousands of homes were damages or destroyed, and it will cost tens of billions of dollars to rebuild and recover.
Since the storm, many different organizations have stepped in to help in the recovery effort. One of the most visible is the American Red Cross.
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—Kid Reporter Andrew LiangPhoto: A Red Cross volunteer delivers Sandy Kits on Staten Island, New York, in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. (Talia Frenkel/American Red Cross)