Doctor Rosanna Troia is consoled by volunteers while helping clean out her mother’s home in the Midland Beach neighborhood of Staten Island.
Family photos lie in the debris of Michael Russo’s flood damaged home in Staten Island.
A woman weeps as she is overwhelmed by emotion after finding family photographs inside of her heavily damaged home in the New Dorp Beach neighborhood of Staten Island.
Angelina Macdonald, 5, holds onto food given to her family by the U.S. Army National Guard in Long Beach, New York.
A man sits amidst the aftermath of Sandy in the Midland Beach neighborhood of Staten Island.
Members of Maryland Urban Search and Rescue Task Force one fly aboard a helicopter to conduct house-to-house searches following in Staten Island.
A statue of a firefighter stands in front of a home destroyed by fire in Breezy Point, Queens.
Glenda Moore and her husband react as they approach the scene where at least one of their childrens’ bodies were discovered in Staten Island. Brandon Moore, 2, and Connor Moore, 4, were swiped into swirling waters as their mother tried to escape her SUV on Monday. Glenda Moore was going to her sister’s home in Brooklyn when she tried to flee the vehicle with the boys, only to have the force of the rising water and pounding waves rip the boy’s arms from her.
Vanessa Martinez holds remains of photographs of her family outside her destroyed house on Cedar Grove Avenue in Staten Island.
Alalyse Sosa, 3, bundles up in her family’s 6th floor apartment in the Red Hook housing project in Brooklyn.
Kathy Grimaldi stands next to a photo album and other salvaged belongings from her home in Staten Island.
Steve Santo stands in what used to be the kitchen of his house in Staten Island.
People wait in line to receive food donations from the American Red Cross in Long Beach, New York.
Anne Walsh becomes emotional while speaking of the damage in her neighborhood in Rockaway, Queens.
Jackie Stellato sits outside her home that was burned down by a fire in Breezy Point, Queens.
A local resident collects sandwiches from a streetside aid distribution center in Staten Island.
A firefighter stands in the remains of a home in Breezy Point, Queens.
Gerard Sehofied embraces Joe Todelo after the bodies of two elderly neighbors were reportedly found in Staten Island.
Volunteers go door-to-door in the Meltzer Towers Housing Project giving out food and water to elderly and disabled residents.
Alexandra Lopez, 7, looks out the window of the Staten Island Ferry on November 2.
A woman stands alone in water in front of destroyed homes on Cedar Grove Avenue in a neighborhood where many houses were heavily damaged or completely destroyed by storm surge in Staten Island.
A woman takes her hat off as she takes a break from throwing flood-damaged belongings from her home away in the New Dorp Beach neighborhood of Staten Island.
Clifford Seay holds his girlfriend, Regina Yahara-Splain, while cleaning out her home in Highlands, New Jersey.
Elba Muniz waits in line to collect food at the Jacob Riis housing projects in Manhattan’s East Village.
A woman sifts through her mother’s damaged home for items to save in Breezy Point, Queens.
Madeline DiLorenzo-Coscia and her daughter Gina DiLorenzo-Coscia sift through her damaged home for items to save in Breezy Point, Queens.
Bonnie Miller cries with her sister-in-law Kelly Borden after New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie addressed a gathering in Brick, New Jersey.
Mother Raquel pushes her children in a cart after being told they could go to the front of the line as people wait in line to collect food and water at a distribution point in Coney Island.
Found pictures are posted on a board in Union Beach, New Jersey.
Dominic Traina looks into a pocketbook as he and his family tried to salvage items from his home, which was completely destroyed on the south side of Staten Island.
Jose Encenio carries food delivered by the New York National Guard in his family’s 13th floor apartment in the Red Hook public housing project.
Photographs are seen jammed into a fence on the south side of Staten Island.
A woman goes through clothing donations in the Rockaway section of Queens.
A child’s doll sits amid debris on the south side of hard-hit Staten Island.
A woman surveys flood-damaged personal property thrown into the streets in the New Dorp Beach neighborhood of Staten Island.
Michael Russo is comforted by friend Joseph Bono in Staten Island.
Frank Burfeind displays a photo album salvaged from a flood-damaged home in Staten Island.
A man who identified himself as “Joe” surveys the damage done to Paradise Park trailer park in Highlands, New Jersey.
President Barack Obama hugs North Point Marina owner Donna Vanzant as he tours damage done by Hurricane Sandy in Brigantine, New Jersey.
A man carries his wife through the floodwaters in Hoboken, New Jersey.
A resident assists in rescue efforts with his Jet Ski as emergency personnel rescue residents from flood waters in Little Ferry, New Jersey.
A family stands among homes devastated by fire and the effects of Hurricane Sandy in Breezy Point, Queens.
A woman weeps after learning that a neighbor presumed missing is OK in the New Dorp Beach neighborhood of Staten Island.
A man carries his baby after being rescued by police officers and army members in Hoboken, New Jersey.
Breezy Point, Queens
A girl holds Jerry Cans while waiting in line at a gas station in Hazlet Township, New Jersey.
Food is handed out to residents in the Rockaway section of Queens.
A woman prays at the Our Lady of Lourdes church during the first Sunday service after Hurricane Sandy destroyed her neighborhood in Staten Island.
A church cross stands amid wreckage on the coast of Long Branch, New Jersey.
A rescue worker carries a young girl to safety from flood waters in Little Ferry, New Jersey.
A woman cries on the shoulder of an emergency responder after being evacuated due to flooding in Little Ferry, New Jersey.
Residents look over the remains of burned homes in Breezy Point, Queens.
A dog named Shaggy is handed from a National Guard truck to National Guard personnel in Hoboken, New Jersey.
A woman cries as she and others look at homes devastated in Breezy Point, Queens.
Virgen Perez, and her husband, Nelson Rodriguez, look around their home in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Brian Hajeski, 41, of Brick, New Jersey, reacts as he looks at debris of a home that washed up onto the Mantoloking Bridge.
A woman cries as she observes the damage in the Alphabet City neighborhood in Downtown Manhattan.
A photograph floats just below the surface of a flooded street in Massapequa, New York.
A Virgin Mary is all that remains from a home that was destroyed in Breezy Point, Queens.
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