Hundreds of Evacuees Move to Tent City in NJ
- Duration 2:41
- Date Nov 9, 2012
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Who would have imagined.
Indeed it is hard to believe about 200 evacuees are there.
-- right now I'm in seabright New Jersey not far away this is a community devastated.
The idea between storms -- you can see it continues to recover right here but start there's a rest on what he's restaurant.
At a business because of the storm -- that hasn't stopped its owner from distributing food the National Guard is here they also have a kitchen set up.
This is part of their facility here the actual cooking takes place in here.
And over my shoulder you can see people taking a break you've got this state police and other first responders who are here trying to restore it -- right to normal this is the main street and -- depth ocean avenue and it was are covered with up to six to twelve feet of water at the height of the first storm.
-- right now with me as one of the residents here bill Hostin to our.
Today there is a curfew here you could only come in to -- great to see your homes he property what have you seen what have been able to learn.
I've been -- getting yet they have reported -- we understand it was just for the storm the snowstorm we just had some great throw him the common let me end.
Any idea what you've lost here how -- -- damages.
Got robbed when we finally got -- on Tuesday -- I got robbed they -- got Angela watches and jewelry so -- that -- norm and where you living now -- doing more exit -- -- don't know -- Christian -- living with relatives yes we have an extra.
Argument -- before we go Jamie I I have to tell you something about a football team here the runs in New Jersey football team they are a few miles from here.
And their community also devastated devastated by.
The storm the football team is here the entire football team this is safety on the team.
-- you're name is this Davis vetoed and Davis.
You can use it you don't have electricity at home and electricity -- and -- chased down but.
Under a dozen other people's houses our stores but you came here to another community to help what are you doing here today what is the team doing today here.
Result taking up follow up -- fences are broken houses just -- -- us again comfort -- -- the candidate.
Working hard to try and rebuild and I also have to point out that despite the twin storms you guys have a game right did against -- manslaughter.
And -- have a undefeated record seven that -- Don't despite.
The horrific nature of this storm Jamie.
It's good to end in a positive note does life indeed does go line.
As does this massive recovery effort that is going to take not days weeks but months back to you.