Storm System Sandy
Storm system Sandy hit the northeast coast earlier this week causing major devastation to the residents of the area. Now awaits a tough and long period of rebuilding what was destroyed in one of the biggest storms ever to hit USA.
[Last updated November 03, 2012 11:00 am EDT/Local time Washington D.C.]
One of the hardest hit areas was the New York and New Jersey and surrounding neighbourhoods. Many homes are destroyed and major parts of the area are without power. If you are in the area the Consulate General of Sweden in New York provides updated information as well as a list with links to among others local authorities, energy suppliers and public transportation. See link below:
Consulate General of Sweden in New York
The Embassy of Sweden and The Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Stockholm can be reached at +1-202-467 2600.
In case of emergency contact local authorities at emergency telephone number 911.
Federal Emergency Management Agency, FEMA and The American Red Cross provides information about disaster relief:
American Red Cross
Information in Swedish: