1. Alalyse, 3.
At her family’s 6th floor apartment in the Red Hook housing project on November 3, 2012 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.
2. Mears, Virginia.
Virginia National Guard soldiers rescue a child, one of a family of five, who were stranded, in this Virginia National Guard handout photo, in Mears, Virginia, October 30, 2012.
3. Jelnina, 8-months-old.
Dashon Thompson comforts his baby outside their home in Coney Island, New York, November 2, 2012.
4. Amanda, 10.
Ed Banek of Hackensack distributes hot soup to Amanda Leo, 10, and Megan Jeffers of Clifton in one of the Hurricane Sandy damaged neighborhoods in Little Ferry, New Jersey, November 3, 2012.
5. Belmar, New Jersey.
Donated shoes available to residents in need at the Belmar Municipal Complex in Belmar, New Jersey, November 3, 2012.
6. Coney Island, New York.
FEMA rations. Coney Island, New York, November 2, 2012.
7. Kate, 14.
Kate Traina, 14, looks over the rumble of her grandparents house in Staten Island, N.Y., Friday, Nov. 2, 2012.
8. Alexandra, 7.
Aboard deck on the Staten Island Ferry November 2, 2012 in New York City.
9. Union Beach, New Jersey.
November 2, 2012 in Union Beach, New Jersey.
10. Red Hook, New York.
Children open an ice chest in their family’s 6th floor apartment in the Red Hook housing project on November 3, 2012 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.
11. Ahmen-Ra and her mom, Raquel.
Waiting in line to collect food and water at a distribution point in low-lying Coney Island in the wake of Superstorm Sandy on November 3, 2012.
12. Walter, 6.
Walter sits in a plastic tub while members of his extended family try to salvage items from his grandparents’ home which was completely destroyed by flood water storm surge from Hurricane Sandy on the south side of hard-hit Staten Island in New York City, November 2, 2012.
13. Angelina, 5
Holding onto food given to her family by the U.S. Army National Guard in Long Beach, New York November 2, 2012.
14. New York City, New York.
Volunteers were handing out food and water at the Meltzer Towers Housing Project, November 2, 2012 in New York City.
15. Eliza Skye, 18-months-old.
On a National Guard truck, Ali LaPointe, of Hoboken, N.J., hands her daughter to Hoboken firefighters, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, in Hoboken, N.J., in the wake of superstorm Sandy.
16. Red Hook, New York.
A child waits with her family and other residents of Red Hook, Brooklyn at a community center where a consortium of groups have donated food, clothing, electricity and legal services for those affected by Superstorm Sandy on November 2, 2012 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.
17. Rockaways, New York.
A child eats food outside a grocery store damaged by Hurricane Sandy that was handing out food and other supplies in the Rockaways section of the Queens borough of New York November 1, 2012.
18. Kimberly and Ryan, Queens, New York.
Riding their scooters on a piece of boardwalk that was washed along Beach 91st street in the Rockaways section of the Queens borough of New York November 2, 2012.
19. Hoboken, New Jersey.
A police officer carries a child after a rescue at Hoboken in New Jersey, October 31, 2012.
20. Lavell, 7.
Shining a flashlight in his apartment lit with candles and without power or water in the Jacob Riis housing projects in Manhattan’s East Village on November 1, 2012 in New York City.
21. Christian, 11.
Playing a video game with his mom, Crystal Medley, at Washington High School, in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in Princess Anne, Md.
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