Sandy hits vulnerable populations hard; disabled and elderly at risk, post-storm
On NPR's Talk of the Nation
today, a segment about the particularly damaging impact Sandy has had this week on elderly and disabled populations in the storm's path. Many remain isolated "in cold, dark homes without assistance, food and running water." Related: News today that a 93-year-old man whose electricity was knocked out
has died from hypothermia from prolonged exposure to the cold.