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A Humanitarian Crisis in Haiti After Hurricane Matthew

A Humanitarian Crisis in Haiti After Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew victims wait the start of a delivery of food from the UN's World Food Programme in the commune of Maniche, in Les Cayes, in the south west of Haiti, on October 17, 2016. Haiti faces a humanitarian crisis that requires a "massive response" from the international community, the United Nations chief said , with at least 1.4 million people needing emergency aid following last week's battering by Hurricane Matthew. / AFP / HECTOR RETAMAL (Photo credit should read HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Hurricane Matthew victims wait the start of a delivery of food from the UN’s World Food Programme in the commune of Maniche, in Les Cayes, in the south west of Haiti, on October 17, 2016.
Haiti faces a humanitarian crisis that requires a “massive response” from the international community, the United Nations chief said , with at least 1.4 million people needing emergency aid following last week’s battering by Hurricane Matthew. / AFP / HECTOR RETAMAL (Photo credit should read HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Hurricane Matthew killed more than 500 people in Haiti when it struck two weeks ago, leaving more than 175,000 without homes, and more than a million more struggling to survive in what United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called “absolute devastation.” The UN estimates at least 1.4 million Haitians are now in need of urgent assistance as clean water, food, and medicine are in short supply, and an ongoing cholera epidemic threatens to worsen and spread after dozens of cholera treatment centers were destroyed…

 

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