[PHOTOS] Lower Manhattan After Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy, the largest Atlantic hurricane on record, affected the Caribbean, Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern United States.

A walk from Chinatown to the Financial district. After 5 days of no power or water, the residents of Chinatown are struggling.



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Lower Manhattan on the west side still without power 5 days after Sandy.

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Volunteers make sandwiches in a converted store on Hester Street.

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A generator runs a single light in this volunteer center on Hester Street. People rest while some charge phones and other wait for sandwiches

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Flashlights provided by donations are handed out every day at 40 Hester Street.

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Locals queue for the The National Guard hand out ready made meals.

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The National Guard unpack boxes of rations before working with local volunteers on distribution of the items.

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Lines of generators set up to provide larger institutions with power.

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The process of pumping out water from basements.

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SuperDry got super wet in the South Sea Port.

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'I have no heat and I am cold so I lit this small fire to keep me warm,' Robert on the street...

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After 5 days of no power or water, many local residents now rely on the daily handout of food and water from The National Guard and local community volunteers. In a small park, south of Delancey Street, this little girl made everyone smile for a moment.

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The 'Ready Made Meal' handed out by the National Guard.

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