Despite the fact that Far Rockaway could have been obliterated like many other coastal cities, it suffered much less damage then what was supposed to happen. This due to the protection they had in merit of Rabbanue Rebbe Nachman. BreslovBooks.com is run out of Far Rockaway and there is a storage room filled with thousands of Rabbanues books, from where shipments are sent out all over the US.
The Hafatza center suffered no damage from the huricane and the homes of the 2 Mafitizim DR and YR remained completly intact and dry. Despite the fact that YR lives in a basement apartment two blocks away from the ocian.
All of Far Rockaway must acknowledge the great mercy Hashem had on them in merit of Rabbanue and recognize the greatness of Rebbe Na Nach Nachma Nachman Meuman.