Hurricane Sandy, the largest Atlantic hurricane on record, affected the Caribbean, Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern United States.
A walk from Chinatown to the Financial district. After 5 days of no power or water, the residents of Chinatown are struggling.
Lower Manhattan on the west side still without power 5 days after Sandy.
Volunteers make sandwiches in a converted store on Hester Street.
A generator runs a single light in this volunteer center on Hester Street. People rest while some charge phones and other wait for sandwiches
Flashlights provided by donations are handed out every day at 40 Hester Street.
Locals queue for the The National Guard hand out ready made meals.
The National Guard unpack boxes of rations before working with local volunteers on distribution of the items.
Lines of generators set up to provide larger institutions with power.
The process of pumping out water from basements.
SuperDry got super wet in the South Sea Port.
'I have no heat and I am cold so I lit this small fire to keep me warm,' Robert on the street...
After 5 days of no power or water, many local residents now rely on the daily handout of food and water from The National Guard and local community volunteers. In a small park, south of Delancey Street, this little girl made everyone smile for a moment.
The 'Ready Made Meal' handed out by the National Guard.