The damage totals and the death toll keep climbing from Superstorm Sandy. At least 72 people in the U.S. have been killed, AP reports.
Millions are still without power in the East, most of them in the New York-New Jersey area.
In New York City, residents jammed free buses, which passed some waiting at crowded stops. Limited subway service is expected to begin Thursday.
National Guard troops in high-water vehicles have delivered food and water to residents of a New Jersey town flooded by the Hudson River.
In Haiti,Sandy brought three days of continuous heavy rains which have left 52 people dead. Worst-affected are low-lying communities in western Haiti still recovering from damage caused by Tropical Storm Isaac in August.