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The images from the East Coast are nearly unimaginable. The devastation from Superstorm Sandy is so vast that it will be weeks before we are even sure exactly what was destroyed or damaged.

The death toll has topped 100, making it one of the deadliest disasters in recent years.

And recovery? That will be weeks, months or even years away.

Damage estimates right now are about $20 billion in property damage and $10 billion to $30 billion in lost business. Those figures are so staggering as to be almost unimaginable.

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