Hurricane Matthew: Haiti's hardest hit towns face long wait

Hurricane Matthew: Haiti's hardest hit towns face long wait
 

The UN has warned it could take days for the full impact of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti to emerge, as the death toll soars to more than 800 dead.
The death toll has doubled, and may rise, as rescue teams gain access to remote areas cut off since the storm.
The World Food Programme's Carlos Veloso says some areas in the south can only be reached by air or sea.
Many of the deaths in Haiti were in the south-western coast, which suffered the full force of the hurricane this week.
Category Three Matthew, with sustained winds of 120mph (193km/h), is currently battering the coastline of the US... read more

 
7 October 2016 in World News, Views: 43
Source: BBC
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