Hurricane Sandy was the deadliest and most destructive hurricane of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season, as well as the second-costliest hurricane in United States history. Classified as the eighteenth named storm, tenth hurricane and second major hurricane of the year, Sandy was a Category 3 storm at its peak intensity when it made landfall in Cuba During hurricane Sandy EastEssence.com shipped food and clothing packets to many families and Masjids on the East Coast.
Fiji was hit by serious flooding during January 2012. Heavy rains from the middle of the month caused unprecedented flooding and landslides, which led to a state of emergency being declared late in the month. EastEssence.com funded a container load of supplies and donated clothing to the devastated families.