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Hurricane Matthew toll in Haiti rises to 1,000, dead buried in mass graves

Hurricane Matthew toll in Haiti rises to 1,000, dead buried in mass graves

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by October 11, 2016 World News

 

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – Haiti started burying some of its dead in mass graves in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, a government official said on Sunday, as cholera spread in the devastated southwest and the death toll from the storm rose to 1,000 people.

The powerful hurricane, the fiercest Caribbean storm in nearly a decade, slammed into Haiti on Tuesday with 145 mile-per-hour (233 kph) winds and torrential rains that left 1.4 million people in need of humanitarian assistance, the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said. We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

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