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The Fed's report some 88000.
Customers are still without power a full two weeks after super -- say the battered us in the northeast.
Keep in mind that's not 88000 people.
Many more in fact was in some cases the customer is an entire apartment building and all of its documents occupants.
And a lot of those folks also have no heat no hot water.
The vast majority of those who do not have electricity -- and -- -- of new York and New Jersey.
And as you know you probably know many of those people say they are furious with power companies for what they say has been a slow poorly managed to response.
They don't give a rat's tail bats and that's tea because week bills just like everybody else how long is it it'd take to get our electricity back.
God forbid but what is it gonna take somebody to die from living in their house and it's so cold.
We need help we need a power back towns that have been more devastated than -- have their power back we -- our power back now that's all we want.
But the utility companies are not the only problem tens of thousands of homes and businesses.
Reportedly have serious damage to electrical panels and wiring that means inspectors have to check out each and every one.
To determine whether each is safe for juice.
And that could take weeks if not months.
At the same time the New York governor aid through crop Cuomo will reportedly asked that fits for thirty billion dollars in aid money to help pay for all the damage.
That's according to a state official speaking to the associated press and it would reportedly cover such things as repairs and emergency cost.
As well as to update infrastructure that the storm damaged such as commuter lines and tunnels.
The Fox Report she of course -- Oppenheim is live -- -- -- -- rockaway section of queens in New York Jonathan recoveries.
-- -- and where you war.
Yes our leadership there is a longer -- road ahead for so many people in this the bell hop up.
-- neighborhood all of the rockaway is they say they I'm not being held by a lack of action from state.
Some local officials since so many people here ship lost pretty much everything you can see right here that they prepared for a flood.
Then on top of that.
They got a fire fire that ravaged this particular block destroying pretty much everything in its pop.
Including around a dozen homes and as everybody tries to rebuild obviously the one of the most important things -- -- them.
Is getting power but in this region a mule the rock -- some 29000.
To remain -- that -- -- tonight.
That is partly a question of simply not having enough -- that is why the Long Island power authority is -- crews from as far away as Phoenix Arizona to try to get the job done we sold in the -- all day today but there's also simply a question of safety and they cannot get in the to some of the homes in this neighborhood to check whether it is safe enough to turn the electricity back on -- Jonathan how are the people who were they are getting very basic necessities.
Well they say they're not getting a lot of help on the on the local and state level officially speaking but just around the corner from where we are right now.
There is a church that has set up a huge distribution center providing medical.
Help providing food.
And providing clothing we put out caught up would marry white.
Who was busy picking out clothes grandchildren because she had lost everything.
And one of a grand children got something else that was even more important to him listen.
Right England until you lost all of these -- on its books.
Somebody gave him a new book bad because he lost his book bag that he was concerned about that but he likes to read so it's coming together piece by feet.
And with -- Now it's interesting -- -- you don't hear a lot of outright anger expressed here in bell hop up.
More a sense of weary frustration and a realize nation.
That the best road to recovery here is simply.
Neighbor helping neighbor some of these homes may have been destroyed -- but the spirit of the people here.
Certainly has not been -- happy to see Jonathan Hunt thanks very much.
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