The 38 schoolgirls stuck in New York on a school trip still do not know when they will be able to fly home.
They are unable to travel to Washington to catch their flight as public transport has ceased to operate until further notice following the devastation of superstorm Sandy.
The girls have been 'doubling up' in their hotel rooms and have each been given $40 by the school for food.
The children have each had their clothes washed at a local launderette.
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Thirty eight schoolgirls from Leicester remain stranded in America as the clear up continues following hurricane Sandy's destruction.
Hurricane Sandy has been downgraded from a Hurricane to Post Tropical Cyclone.
Schoolchildren from Leicester are trapped in New York on a trip. They sent their account through the night, barricaded in a hotel.