Residents in Ocean City, Maryland, begin to assess the damage after superstorm Sandy slammed the popular resort town three hours away from.
The Maryland town began a recovery operation on Tuesday (October 30), clearing debris from its streets and repairing infrastructure.
While the storm caused widespread destruction in other areas, Ocean City appeared to have escaped serious onslaught.
While no casualties were reported in Ocean City, at least 40 people have been killed in the storm.
Extensive power outages have also left more than eight million homes without electricity.