Hurricane Matthew

Hundreds of people have lost their lives in the wake of powerful Hurricane Matthew that slammed into the Caribbean. Oxfam is providing critical aid to survivors.
Cite Soleil, a slum in Port-au-Prince that houses thousands of Haitians, hours before Hurricane Matthew is expected to hit, in Haiti, 03 October 2016. Cite Soleil is right by the ocean and has multiple canals that are already filled with garbage.

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Food, shelter and clean water are needed urgently by people in southern Haiti following the destruction caused by Hurricane Matthew last week. The international community must act immediately to mitigate the loss of entire harvests and to counter any possible spikes of cholera.     ... more



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