November 9, 2012
New Jersey Commissioner of the Department of Human Services, Jennifer Velez, center, walks near rows of large tents Thursday in Oceanport, N.J., as she tours the area. New Jersey is moving some Superstorm Sandy evacuees from tent-like housing at Monmouth Park, a racetrack, to shelters after it appears the tents were too big for the small number of evacuees.
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The state of New Jersey on Friday decided to move about 200 storm evacuees in a large tent shelter after photos taken by one of the evacuees showed a shelter resident bundled in a blanket pulled over her head and others in winter coats, including a child in a stroller.