Documenting The Destruction

Photograph by Peter Hapak for TIME

The aftermath of Hurricane Sandy continues to be devastating for thousands of people. From the start, we have been committed to covering this tragedy and the people affected by it, deploying reporters and photographers throughout the tri-state area. Eugene Richards shot the ravaged communities of Staten Island, N.Y. (top right). Finlay MacKay photographed tenants of the Redfern housing project in Queens (below), where, as Nate Rawlings reports on our photo blog LightBox, residents have struggled for weeks without light and heat. And for this issue, Stephen Wilkes created epic aerial photographs of destruction along the coastline.

In addition to documenting the...

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