This is a relief station on Gerritsen Avenue in Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn. Hurricane Sandy totally destroyed a number of homes near the water. Most of the homes suffered flooding damage. Photo taken on 1-21-13.

Photo taken on 1-21-13.

Food, hot meals, supplies are available to local residents. Photo taken on 1-21-13.

A resident is getting lunch. Photo taken on 1-21-13.

Pods and trailers store supplies and food. Photo taken on 1-21-13.

The inside of a storage trailer. Photo taken on 1-21-13.

Bottled water is available to residents. Photo taken on 1-21-13.

The Gerritsen Beach Volunteer Fire Department operated a relief center in the Vollies Memorial Training Hall. Photo taken on 1-21-13.

This photo was taken inside the relief station. Photo taken on 1-21-13.

The Gerritsen Beach firehouse has severe water damage from flooding. The walls, floors and electrial systems are in the process of being replaced. Photo taken on 1-21-13.

Photo taken on 1-21-13.

Damaged equipment are in a pile inside of the firehouse. Scott air-packs were destroyed and will cost thousands of dollars to replace. Photo taken on 1-21-13.

This is some of the major damage that is in the process of being repaired in the firehouse. Photo taken on 1-21-13.

The Bethel Park Volunteer Fire Department in Pennsylvania. donated this rig to the Breezy Point Fire Department in Rockaway, who then gave the rig to the Gerritsen Beach Fire Department. Gerritsen Beach rig is out for repairs due to water damage. This rig is too big to fit in the firehouse. Photo taken on 1-21-13.

A damaged home. Photo taken on 1-21-13.

The storm surge knocked this home off it's foundation. Photo taken on 1-21-13.

Where is the house? Im not sure if a house had to be demolished on this lot. Photo taken on 1-21-13.

The remains of a destroyed home. Photo taken on 1-21-13.

This boat ended up here. Unknown, if the boat was in the yard before the storm. Photo taken on 1-21-13.

Kiddie Park suffered damage to the it's contents. Photo taken on 1-21-13.

This home is in the process of being repaired. Photo taken on 1-21-13.

This house suffered major water damage from the storm surge. Photo taken on 1-21-13.

Workers had to strip all the walls and floors and are in the process of replacing the electrical wires. Photo taken on 1-21-13.

The home next door also suffered water damage. Photo taken on 1-21-13.

Gerritsen Beach has many small homes on narrow streets. This home was damaged by the storm. Photo taken on 1-21-13.

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