While residents of the coastal areas are still dealing with immediate problems related to the storm, public officials are just beginning to comprehend the massive long term housing issues they will have to deal with, similar to those faced
after Hurricane Katrina.
Atlantic County barrier island communities of Atlantic
Margate City, and
Ventnor City, all experienced widespread damage and devastation as never seen before.
Cape May County barrier island communities of
Avalon, Cape May Point,
Cape May City,
Sea Isle City,
West Cape May,
Wildwood Crest, and
Wildwood City, fared much better, they did not go unscathed.
Our hopes and prayers are with them all. Below are two links for readers who would like to contribute to organizations assisting those in need after Sandy:
The Red Cross
Island Harvest (Long Island’s largest hunger relief organization)