Hurricane Sandy Aftermath: Breezy Point, Queens

These images show the devastation caused by hurricane Sandy in Breezy Point, Queens. More than one hundred homes burnt down as a result of high winds and flooding which made battling the flames nearly impossible. Members of the community along with civil servants relied on each other until federal help arrived. The National Guard was eventually deployed and helped residents cope with issues ranging from food, shelter, and supplies to medical emergencies.

 

 

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