Tens of thousands of people affected by superstorm Sandy could soon need housing as cold weather hits the state of New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo has said.
Cuomo said in a TV press conference almost a week after the storm hit the US East Coast that the fuel shortages are getting better but difficulties will persist for "a number of days."
A housing crisis loomed in New York City as victims of superstorm Sandy struggled without heat in near-freezing temperatures.
Victims of superstorm Sandy on the East Coast of America are struggling against the cold among fuel shortages and power outages.
The New York marathon has been cancelled in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, Mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced.