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Entitled, “Hurricane Sandy Response”, this image was created by Public Health Associate, Pauline Tran, who at the time was a staff member in the Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response (OEPR) in the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH). The photo shows the wreckage and incredible loss in the Breezy Point neighborhood after Hurricane Sandy. The photographer says, “Walking amongst the charred remains that were once people’s homes was heart-wrenching, especially as we passed burned children’s books on the ground, but there were still feelings of hope, and resiliency among the residents who proudly displayed American flags alongside the ruins.” This photo earned Pauline the Third Place award in the 2013 CDC Connects Annual Public Health in Action Photo Contest, in the category of “Domestic People and Programs”.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ CDC Connects
Creation Date:2013
Photo Credit:Pauline Tran, Off. of Emergency Preparedness and Response (OEPR), NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH)
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