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So now the frustration is boiling over a week after sandy more than a million people still without power in the eastern temperatures are dropping.
David Lee Miller is live -- one of the hardest hit areas as Brooklyn New York what's happening there today vividly.
-- talking a great deal now about the election I can tell you that folks here in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn.
Aren't worried about voting tomorrow they're simply worried about surviving.
The storm damage is not visible now the waters have receded.
There's very little help here on the ground but there are thousands of people in need of help we -- one of the public housing projects here we've got some pictures of it.
There are thousands and thousands of people who live in Red Hook in public housing.
The -- the conditions they say after this storm are now deplorable and that's what we saw.
We had to climb a stairwell ten flights there where no emergency lights.
There was debris in the stairwell there was human waste in this stairwell we was told the that a rape had taken place -- earlier.
We entered the apartment of one of the residents merits -- Delgado.
She was -- her apartment with her -- she said she had the gas side.
Throughout the weekend extremely dangerous other residents doing the same thing no running water no toilet facilities.
The only food that she has has been provided sporadically she said.
From the National Guard.
And then we talk to her briefly outside her apartment house and she told us that she is in desperate need of help listen now -- her words.
Not have to help but somebody in -- well have thought that.
And we end like that this is not the husband -- away.
This just to get -- all recharged from AT&T.
I many of these so packed up the way out and -- behind some -- -- -- -- Ottawa is important just to get a load.
You know is this -- insults that and then all patty if you don't know but if -- -- -- -- -- -- I don't know what -- is just is how mobile.
It insults arable.
The bottom line bill she says no one could tell her when the lights are going to come back nine.
When she's going to get the help she needs -- remarkable to hear she's just one of so many what are the others telling you gave me.
I talked to -- and I just a few moments ago the first thing he told me.
-- asked me I should say where is Mayor Bloomberg he wants to talk to the mayor.
And then also in this building I talked to another residence.
And you can hear her own words as she holds in her hands -- eight month old infant listen to what she had to say.
There's no water.
And it's very -- and -- This calls for him I don't want to say.
-- -- disease -- them.
Again residents here is desperate need of help.
Roughly house about 5000 people that community of 111000 we expect that in the next few hours the National Guard is going to arrive here.
And to distribute some food.
But again it's for many it's too little.
Too late they say more help is needed on the ground -- only thank you your reporting is very important David Lee Miller of Everest in Brooklyn New York this morning.
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