Hurricane Sandy: One year later, building materials help families move back home

By Chris Huber, Cindy Higginbottom, and John Iwasaki,, World Vision On October 28, 2013

Downed trees were a common sight as Superstorm Sandy battered New York and much of the East coast of the United States. (©2012 Laura Reinhardt/ World Vision)

World Vision continues to support storm-affected communities by equipping local churches and community groups who serve families in great need. 

Kobi Nachman, his wife, and their five children fled their neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York in a hurry.

Like Us on Facebook Subscribe to eNewsletter

Hurricane Sandy was upon them, overwhelming their home on Stanton Road with fierce winds, seawater, and sheets of rain.

'Total disaster'

"There was water beginning to come into the house as we left," Kobi says. They escaped to a friend's house.

Read full article at World Vision.

 

-------------------------------------

Learn more

Learn more about World Vision's approach to disaster response in the United States and around the world.

How you can help

Pray for families still recovering from the impact of Hurricane Sandy. Pray that they would receive the resources and support needed to rebuild their lives.

Donate to help us respond to disasters in the United States. In the wake of tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, storms, wildfires, or other disasters, your gift will help us immediately deliver critical assistance to affected children and families.