Holiday decorations are seen on the front porch of a damaged home on Bay Avenue in Mantoloking.

 
Holiday decorations are seen on the front porch of a damaged home on Bay Avenue in Mantoloking.
Holiday decorations are seen on the front porch of a damaged home on Bay Avenue in Mantoloking, New Jersey, December 16, 2012, as recovery efforts continue in this town six weeks after Hurricane Sandy hit. REUTERS/Tom Mihalek