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May 20, 2013 - an EF5 tornado strikes Moore, OK. People search for belongings as water squirts from a water boiler in a destroyed neighborhood. Within minutes of the disaster, Republican Senators Inohofe and Colburn had their hands out for Federal disaster aid. These same Senators held up disaster aid for NY after Hurricane Sandy for months, but now demand it be delivered immediately to OK. They also voted to kill FEMA and yet both have now complained FEMA is not working fast enough in…

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May 20, 2013 - an EF5 tornado strikes Moore, OK. People search for belongings as water squirts from a water boiler in a destroyed neighborhood. Within minutes of the disaster, Republican Senators Inohofe and Colburn had their hands out for Federal disaster aid. These same Senators held up disaster aid for NY after Hurricane Sandy for months, but now demand it be delivered immediately to OK. They also voted to kill FEMA and yet both have now complained FEMA is not working fast enough in…

An insurance claims adjuster climbs the entrance to a house in the Breezy Point neighborhood which was left devastated by Hurricane Sandy in the New York borough of Queens November 12, 2012. Police raised the storm-related fatality toll in New York City to 43 and at least 121 people have perished in the storm, which caused an estimated $50 billion in property damage and economic losses and ranks as one of the most destructive natural disasters to hit the U.S. Northeast.  REUTERS/Adrees…

27 photos that show the destruction of Hurricane Sandy 4 years ago

An insurance claims adjuster climbs the entrance to a house in the Breezy Point neighborhood which was left devastated by Hurricane Sandy in the New York borough of Queens November 12, 2012. Police raised the storm-related fatality toll in New York City to 43 and at least 121 people have perished in the storm, which caused an estimated $50 billion in property damage and economic losses and ranks as one of the most destructive natural disasters to hit the U.S. Northeast. REUTERS/Adrees…

A resident who lost her home takes pictures while walking through the Breezy Point neighborhood which was left devastated by Hurricane Sandy in the New York borough of Queens November 12, 2012. Police raised the storm-related fatality toll in New York City to 43 and at least 121 people have perished in the storm, which caused an estimated $50 billion in property damage and economic losses and ranks as one of the most destructive natural disasters to hit the U.S. Northeast. REUTERS/Adrees…

27 photos that show the destruction of Hurricane Sandy 4 years ago

A resident who lost her home takes pictures while walking through the Breezy Point neighborhood which was left devastated by Hurricane Sandy in the New York borough of Queens November 12, 2012. Police raised the storm-related fatality toll in New York City to 43 and at least 121 people have perished in the storm, which caused an estimated $50 billion in property damage and economic losses and ranks as one of the most destructive natural disasters to hit the U.S. Northeast. REUTERS/Adrees…

A worker with the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) works on the sewer system in the heavily damaged Rockaway neighborhood on November 27, 2012 in the Queens borough of New York City. The state of New York has said that Superstorm Sandy has cost upwards of $42 billion. This price, for which congressional leaders will make requests for federal disaster aid to help pay, includes $32 billion for repairs and restoration.

A worker with the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) works on the sewer system in the heavily damaged Rockaway neighborhood on November 27, 2012 in the Queens borough of New York City. The state of New York has said that Superstorm Sandy has cost upwards of $42 billion. This price, for which congressional leaders will make requests for federal disaster aid to help pay, includes $32 billion for repairs and restoration.

In response to Hurricane Sandy, UUCSJ has developed partnerships with several organizations working on recovery among the poorest populations, particularly in Brooklyn, New York. Volunteers helped with essential reconstruction and recovery in some of the most vulnerable neighborhoods of New York. At the same time, this trip allowed them to look beneath the surface and see how different communities are impacted by natural disasters – and by the unnatural distribution of resources in the…

In response to Hurricane Sandy, UUCSJ has developed partnerships with several organizations working on recovery among the poorest populations, particularly in Brooklyn, New York. Volunteers helped with essential reconstruction and recovery in some of the most vulnerable neighborhoods of New York. At the same time, this trip allowed them to look beneath the surface and see how different communities are impacted by natural disasters – and by the unnatural distribution of resources in the…

People use phones supplied by FEMA on Friday in a parking lot to begin the process of getting disaster relief as the city tries to recover from the after effects of Hurricane Sandy in the Coney Island neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York

People use phones supplied by FEMA on Friday in a parking lot to begin the process of getting disaster relief as the city tries to recover from the after effects of Hurricane Sandy in the Coney Island neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York

Meg McLoughlin helps sort through the remains of her father's house, which burned to the ground during Hurricane Sandy, in the Breezy Point neighborhood of Queens, New York November 11, 2012.  REUTERS/Andrew Burton (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT DISASTER) via @AOL_Lifestyle Read more: http://www.aol.com/article/news/2016/10/27/27-photos-that-show-the-destruction-of-hurricane-sandy-4-years-a/21593225/?a_dgi=aolshare_pinterest#fullscreen

27 photos that show the destruction of Hurricane Sandy 4 years ago

Meg McLoughlin helps sort through the remains of her father's house, which burned to the ground during Hurricane Sandy, in the Breezy Point neighborhood of Queens, New York November 11, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT DISASTER) via @AOL_Lifestyle Read more: http://www.aol.com/article/news/2016/10/27/27-photos-that-show-the-destruction-of-hurricane-sandy-4-years-a/21593225/?a_dgi=aolshare_pinterest#fullscreen

Burnt houses are seen next to those which survived in Breezy Point, a neighborhood located in the New York City borough of Queens, after it was devastated by Hurricane Sandy October 31, 2012. New York City and the sodden U.S. Northeast began an arduous journey back to normal on Wednesday after mammoth storm Sandy killed at least 64 people in a rampage that swamped coastal cities and cut power to millions.   REUTERS/Adrees Latif  (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT DISASTER) via…

27 photos that show the destruction of Hurricane Sandy 4 years ago

Burnt houses are seen next to those which survived in Breezy Point, a neighborhood located in the New York City borough of Queens, after it was devastated by Hurricane Sandy October 31, 2012. New York City and the sodden U.S. Northeast began an arduous journey back to normal on Wednesday after mammoth storm Sandy killed at least 64 people in a rampage that swamped coastal cities and cut power to millions. REUTERS/Adrees Latif (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT DISASTER) via…

An aerial view shows a house pushed into marshland almost a month after the Oakwood neighborhood in the Staten Island borough of New York was left devastated by Hurricane Sandy, November 28, 2012. The storm killed 132, left thousands homeless and economic damages topping $50 billion. REUTERS/Adrees Latif (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

An aerial view shows a house pushed into marshland almost a month after the Oakwood neighborhood in the Staten Island borough of New York was left devastated by Hurricane Sandy, November 28, 2012. The storm killed 132, left thousands homeless and economic damages topping $50 billion. REUTERS/Adrees Latif (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

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