Rockaways Recovery From Hurricane Sandy


A jack-hammer operator from New York's Department of Environmental... News PhotoBeach,Damaged,Destruction,Emergencies and Disasters,Extreme Weather,FEMA,Flood,Horizontal,Human Interest,Hurricane Sandy,Leaking,New York City,People,Queens - New York City,Rebuilding,Removing,Repairing,Retaining Wall,Roof,Storm,Street,Tarmac,USA,Volunteer,Waist Up,Water,WeatherPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Robert NickelsbergNEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 17: A jack-hammer operator from New York's Department of Environmental Protection, DEP, removes asphalt from a street January 17, 2013 to fix a leaking water pipe damaged during Hurricane Sandy in the Rockaways January 17, 2013 in the Queens borough of New York. A $50.7 billion Superstorm Sandy aid package was voted through the House of Representatives recently. The funding would be spent on New York and New Jersey transit systems and for the Federal Emergency Management Agency's disaster relief fund. (Photo by Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images)