Relief from Hurricane Sandy slow for some
Erica Taylor and a friend are overwhelmed by the task of cleaning up her water logged apartment, home to seven children in the Rockaways section of New York.
November 3rd, 2012
08:41 PM ET

Relief from Hurricane Sandy slow for some

By Steve Kastenbaum, CNN

(CNN)  One side of the Rockaways in New York received national attention soon after hurricane Sandy tore a path of destruction. Over 100 homes in the ocean front community of Breezy Point burned to the ground.

But, residents on the other side of the Rockaways are asking why it took almost a full week for a full scale relief effort to reach them.

[2:05] "I seen the Red Cross van came in and they didn't have anything on the van actually. No band aids, nothing, no water... nothing to help us, just driving through," said Lenny Theophile as he washed away salt water and mud from his first floor apartment. FULL POST

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