The extent of the devastation to homes and businesses caused by Sandy is still emerging, but it is already being estimated in the tens of billions of dollars.
The overwhelming cause of the damage was flooding which inundated whole towns, broke gas mains, swamped power stations and crippled the region. The salt water ruined cars, businesses and homes.
Now the clean-up begins along with the claims to insurance companies.
Hurricane Sandy: Full Coverage
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