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In pictures: Hurricane Matthew causes Destruction in Haiti


Courtesy of http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-37583008

7 October 2016

Haiti is still counting the dead and assessing the damage caused by Hurricane Matthew, the most powerful Caribbean storm in a decade.

Destroyed houses are seen in a village after Hurricane Matthew passes Corail in Haiti

Haiti is still counting the dead and assessing the damage caused by Hurricane Matthew, the most powerful Caribbean storm in a decade. The most affected areas include the western end of Tiburon peninsula, including Corail.

 

 

 

Men carry a coffin after Hurricane Matthew hit Cavaillon, Haiti
The full extent of the destruction is slowly becoming clear as officials get access to the hardest-hit areas.

 

People wash their clothes in front of their partially destroyed houses after Hurricane Matthew passes Jeremie in Haiti
Clean-up efforts have begun in many areas.

 

People sit in front of destroyed houses after Hurricane Matthew passes Jeremie in Haiti
Residents have complained of lack of food and clean water.

 

 

Stanley stands in his destroyed house after the passing of Hurricane Matthew, in Les Cayes, in Southwest Haiti
Poverty and precarious living conditions for many of its citizens make Haiti particularly vulnerable.

 

People stand in an area affected by Hurricane Matthew in Cavaillon in Haiti
Matthew hit Haiti with winds of 230 km/h (145 mph).

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