This week marks the third anniversary of Sandy, which hit New York City and surrounding areas hard. The storm knocked out power, stranded residents in their homes and wreaked havoc across the region. As the rebuilding process continues, click through to see some of the progress.
Charles Mooney poses at the reconstruction site of his beach home, March 13, 2015, in Normandy Beach, N.J.
The boardwalk in the Rockaways, Queens, has been restored and rebuilt, although more work remains to be done.
Shane Godshall holds a horseshoe crab in Middle Township, N.J., May 11, 2015. A crash program to restore New Jersey bay and ocean beaches wrecked by superstorm Sandy appears to have succeeded in saving tens of thousands of shorebirds.
Krista Sperber walks down the staircase of her newly rebuilt home in Belmar, N.J., shortly before the third anniversary of superstorm Sandy, Oct. 22, 2015.
Parts of the Rockaways Boardwalk in Queens have been restored after superstorm Sandy.
While some of the Rockaways Boardwalk have been restored in the years since superstorm Sandy, other segments are still under construction.
Volunteer Nina Missick helps to finish a wooden trellis in the backyard of Margurie Batts' house in the Coney Island, N.Y., Oct. 29, 2014. Batts' house was damaged during Sandy.
An empty lot is surrounded by new homes in the Breezy Point section Queens, July 4, 2014.
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Volunteers with Habitat for Humanity help rebuild homes devastated by superstorm Sandy in Little Ferry, NJ, Nov. 22, 2013.
Bradford Campbell looks out at the Atlantic Ocean from a boardwalk in Long Beach, N.Y. Officials repaired the 2.5-mile long boardwalk after superstorm Sandy.
The entrance to South Nassau Communities Hospital's newly opened emergency department in Long Beach, N.Y., Oct. 21, 2015. The facility was opened this summer to provide emergency room services to residents of a barrier island outside New York City that was severely damaged in superstorm Sandy in October 2012.