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WATCH: Desperate Haitians Living In Caves, Eating Toxic Plants 6 Months After Hurricane Matthew

Almost six months after deadly Hurricane Matthew destroyed crops and livestock along Haiti’s southern peninsula, life has become so desperate that Haitians are eating poisonous plants and living in caves to survive, aid workers say. Continue reading “WATCH: Desperate Haitians Living In Caves, Eating Toxic Plants 6 Months After Hurricane Matthew”

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Curves International Founder Warns of Haiti’s ‘Hidden Holocaust’ In Hurricane Matthew Aftermath

Nearly three weeks after Hurricane Matthew made landfall in Haiti’s southwestern tip, towns like Jérémie and others are still facing major problems.

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Haitians Gather For Prayer in Destroyed Churches as Thousands Await Aid After Hurricane

An international response is finally getting underway as Haitian authorities try to gauge the full extent of the staggering blow delivered by Hurricane Matthew, including hundreds dead and tens of thousands of homes obliterated. (Dieu Nalio Chery/Associated Press)
An international response is finally getting underway as Haitian authorities try to gauge the full extent of the staggering blow delivered by Hurricane Matthew, including hundreds dead and tens of thousands of homes obliterated. (Dieu Nalio Chery/Associated Press)

Survivors of Hurricane Matthew put on their Sunday finest and picked their way through downed power lines to sing praise and pray in ruined churches, while desperation grew in other parts of devastated Haiti and international rescue efforts began ramping up. Continue reading “Haitians Gather For Prayer in Destroyed Churches as Thousands Await Aid After Hurricane”

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International Aid Begins to Move Into Hurricane-Ravaged Haiti

People unload food and water boated in from the "Mission of Hope" charity after Hurricane Matthew swept through Jeremie, Haiti, on Oct. 8, 2016. (Dieu Nalio Chery / AP)
People unload food and water boated in from the “Mission of Hope” charity after Hurricane Matthew swept through Jeremie, Haiti, on Oct. 8, 2016. (Dieu Nalio Chery / AP)

A small airstrip at the edge of town hums with activity. Aid convoys are arriving from the capital, now that some roads washed out by Hurricane Matthew have been cleared. A barge carrying food and water is moored offshore of this coastal town. Continue reading “International Aid Begins to Move Into Hurricane-Ravaged Haiti”