East Coast Begins To Clean Up And Assess Damage From Hurricane Sandy

HOBOKEN, NJ – OCTOBER 30: Taxis sit in a flooded lot after Hurricane Sandy October 30, 2012 in Hoboken, New Jersey. The storm has claimed at least 40 lives in the United States and has caused massive flooding across much of the Atlantic seaboard. U.S. President Barack Obama has declared the situation a ‘major disaster’ for large areas of the U.S. east coast, including New York City, with widespread power outages and significant flooding in parts of the city.   Michael Bocchieri/Getty Images/AFP