In New York City, the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy continues to unfold. Though my apartment—and neighborhood—in Brooklyn escaped the devastating natural disaster unscathed, the scene is drastically different in other close-by areas most affected by the storm.
From the more than 100 homes in Breezy Point, Queens, that burned to the ground to power-less residents of Lower Manhattan, the multibillion-dollar natural disaster is effecting the day-to-day lives of many people today and in the days, weeks, months—and probably years—to come.
Hurricane Sandy disaster relief programs need support and, whether you live near or far, there many ways you can help. Continue reading my feature on Discovery’s TreeHugger.com: 12 Ways to Help Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts
Photo: © Emma Grady. Commuting on foot: walking the Brooklyn Bridge to get into Manhattan.