What’s Really Happening In Blacked-Out Manhattanhttp://www.fastcoexist.com/1680836/whats-really-happening-in-blacked-out-manhattan

fuckmedapperqueer:

Only unofficial volunteer aid is reaching the poorest victims of Sandy; official aid organizations aren’t showing up.

The lights are still out for a quarter of a million people in Lower Manhattan, and things are getting dangerous. But cell phones and social media are enabling an entirely self-organized recovery effort that is showing up where FEMA, the Red Cross, and the city are not.

(Source: glittt)