Sandy sparks fuel and food crisis
5 November 2012 Last updated at 00:05 GMT
The governor of New York state, Andrew Cuomo, has warned that tens of thousands of people whose homes were damaged by Storm Sandy nearly a week ago could need other places to live, as near-freezing temperatures begin to grip the north-east coast of the United States.
Hundreds of thousands of people remain without electricity, and fuel shortages continue.
Here, residents in New York and other affected areas talk about how the shortages have affected them.