Occupy Sandy Recovery: YANA: You Are Not Alone — Far Rockaway Queens, NY

Far Rockaways Occupy Sandy

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Nov 1, 2012 by

Rockaway Park Community Center is where Occupy Sandy has set up one of the hubs for distributing aid to people who have been hard hit by Hurricane Sandy. Occupy Wall Street volunteers are running the community based effort. twitter: @occupysandy FB: http://www.facebook.com/OccupySandyReliefNyc?ref=hl Website: http://interoccupy.net/occupysandy/

Occupy Sandy Far Rockaway Queens

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Nov 3, 2012 by

Volunteer Sofia Gallisá Muriente talks about an encounter with the military, the police and the other adventures. YANA Community Center B113 Rockaway Beach Blvd. Working with Occupy Sandy in Far Rockaway, which saw some of the worst damage in the hurricane in NYC. A massive fire burned to the ground 120 buildings and homes. The houses that weren’t burnt, were flooded. The projects lost their electricity. They still have no electricity, day 5. Many people in need. Red Cross no where to be seen.

Occupy Sandy Recovery: Far Rockaway Nov 3, 2012

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Nov 3, 2012 by

Michelle Cortez, a resident of Far Rockaway, tells about her first hand experience with being there during and after the storm. Occupy Sandy is a coalition of people who have come together to help people who have been getting no aid, now day 5, they are still without electricity, their homes are destroyed or full of muddy toxic water. A few friends got together and decided to try to do something to help those people unfortunate enough to be in the path of the hurricane. It blew up. We now have thousands of volunteers delivering hot meals, distributing needed goods to the people who need it.
We have started helping people clean up and rebuild their community. Wont you come join us to? OccupySandy.org

Occupy Sandy Recovery: Far Rockaway Nov 3, 2012 II

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