Resources For the Aftermath of Superstorm Sandy

A list of resources as millions try to recover the day after the massive storm.

The New York City skyline is seen from the Queens borough of New York Monday, Oct. 29, 2012.
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Millions along the eastern seaboard awoke Tuesday feeling the effects of hybrid superstorm Sandy.

At least 20 people are reported dead in the U.S., more than 7 million people have lost power, and many others are dealing with flooding, road closures, and continuing heavy winds, rain and even snow. President Barack Obama has declared a state of emergency in Washington and at least five states.

Below, a list of resources for the aftermath of the storm:

The Essentials:

-Federal Emergency Management Agency

Resources for disaster recovery, search and rescue, emergency communications, finding shelter and other aid.

-The National Weather Service

A detailed map of storm, wind, flood and other warnings, state-by-state and county-by-county.

-The National Hurricane Center

Important advisories. The center is also tracking Sandy's transition from hurricane to post-tropical cyclone.

-Red Cross

Resources for all kinds of assistance after the storm, with a focus on shelters. Download their hurricane app to monitor conditions in your area.

-Resources on Twitter

Twitter's list of the essential people to follow throughout the recovery from the storm.

Weather updates

Live stream of the Weather channel


Weather Underground

Live video

The Sandy Cam

This camera has been live 24/7 throughout the storm and is currently broadcasting in Rockaway Beach, N.Y.

Local webcams

Quartz has made a list of webcams across the country to see Sandy's effects near you.


Google's National Crisis Map and Crisis Map NYC

Google is back with their crisis maps, which provide real-time, important information in emergencies as well as public alerts.'s Wind map

See where the wind is still gusting Tuesday.

NYT interactive map on the continuing path of the storm

Resources: New York/NJ

WYNC's flood gauge watch and information on regional transportation's roundup of information on evacuations, flooding and road closures

Resources: DC/MD/VA

Washington Post's roundup of power outages, closures and cancellations, and transit information

Resources: Philadelphia's list of local numbers, sites for transport, flooding and more.

Resources: New England

2-1-1 Emergency Services for Connecticut.

MassLive's roundup of power utility contacts, shelter information and maps for Massachusetts.

The Emergency Management Agency's resources for Rhode Island.

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Elizabeth Flock is a staff writer for U.S. News & World Report. You can follow her on Twitter or Facebook or reach her at