US President Barack Obama has toured the flood-ravaged streets of Wayne and Paterson in New Jersey, to see the destruction caused by Hurricane Irene.
Obama said, "The main message that I have for all the residents, not only of New Jersey, but all those communities that have been affected by flooding, by the destruction that occurred as a consequence of hurricane Irene is that the entire country is behind you."
US President Barack Obama shakes hands with residents as he tours through the devastation left by Hurricane Irene with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in Wayne, New Jersey. President Obama straddles a puddle and surveys the damage promising residents federal aid no matter what.
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