A year After Superstorm Sandy, Federal Aid Trickles in
A year after Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc across the eastern United States, only a fraction of the aid money earmarked for recovery has been used, in what some claim is a painfully slow and opaque process.
In this Oct. 13, 2013 photo, people walk along the rebuilt boardwalk in Seaside Heights, N.J. A year ago the boardwalk was destroyed and the area was inundated by sand in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.
In this combination of Nov. 5, 2012 and Oct. 21, 2013 photos, Rockaway resident Christine Walker walks along the beach under what is left of the boardwalk in the wake of Superstorm Sandy in the borough of Queens, New York and the same site nearly one year later.
This combination of Nov. 14, 2012 and Oct. 17, 2013 photos shows construction equipment working on debris collected during the cleanup from Superstorm Sandy in the parking lot of Jacob Riis Park in the Rockaway section of New York.
Larry Racioppo, a retired photographer for New York City's Housing and Preservation Department, displays his personal diary and photo album at his home in the Belle Harbor section of Queens, Oct. 15, 2013, in New York.