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Wet weather and falling temperatures are what folks are dealing with right now that's -- -- miserable situation even worse for the victims of hurricane -- this morning.
Folks lining up since early this morning at a distribution site to try to get their hands on some basic necessities.
And that is where we find our reporter Jonathan Hunt live in Brooklyn New York this morning how are they doing there this morning Jonathan.
They're doing the best they can frankly not that this -- become a daily routine for many of these people.
Had hair on Coney Island now the sun comes up and wit hit the line to stop forming.
What they hit a -- Koppel and will be laid out.
Along all of these tables over the next few minutes the very basics food -- some cleaning supplies so they'll be laid on the tables the line will then file -- And they'll be able to take what they believe they need we spoke to a couple of those who have first -- here today.
And I have to say the spirit of these people is still extraordinary that just grateful listen to this.
It didn't you know basically I'm just like glad that me in my Dante and my the rest -- my -- SOK.
And since they're giving us you know food and everything else.
You know ran -- -- have -- but at least there's a playing with that you know supplying us this company.
I China is analyzed along as up -- -- -- it was so cold for me.
But today I have to come on I don't know how much -- they gonna be here so I need a few supplies.
It's pretty extraordinary when you think how many homes what thoroughly destroyed by -- Eric insanity.
Mouth but this parent of these people has not been destroyed in any way that just determined to get through the best way they canned laughter.
Cannot ask about Mayor Bloomberg and what he's gonna announce that my first question is who's providing all of that is out of FEMA.
Facility or is it Red Cross behind you.
This is this is a -- facility FEMA is -- there are state and local officials here a lot of ball and -- with -- in here.
This -- is mixed and then you -- talk about what -- Mayor Bloomberg is going to enact.
I hit a couple of -- time we -- to hear from him.
About the setting up of what he calls some super distribution centers.
Which we'll have all of this kind of -- the basic necessities but will also have mental health experts on hand.
Medical supplies on hand insurance experts on -- -- it it's -- the point of it is to make it a sort of one stop shop.
-- for everybody who's been affected and as we move Iran hey you look at the the apartment buildings a lot of these people living.
Many of them -- do have.
How -- but they don't have heat they don't have light so that hoping that they can I'd go to these supercenters that New York is -- setting up.
And get some on scissors to those questions to me when they getting that -- back because it is -- -- pretty -- -- -- It sure is not I can tell you that are supposed to drop in the coming days as well on its starting right now.
It is such a rough situation -- folks in their nerves are frayed.
And you cannot blame them got to have a lot of compassion and a lot of help.
For that area Jonathan thank you so much -- right now.
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