|Tuesday, 30 October 2012 19:30|
He also has declared emergencies in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, authorising federal relief work to begin well ahead of time. PRESIDENT Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in New York and Long Island, making federal funding available to residents of the area.
Meanwhile, at least 13 people have been killed and millions are without power after storm Sandy hit the east coast of the US.
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