All about Matthew

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By Edition On Friday, October 14th, 2016
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UN health teams in Haiti respond to cholera outbreaks, prevent possible epidemic

PORT AU PRINCE - With scattered outbreaks of cholera reported in the wake of the devastation wrecked by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti, the United Nations health agency has deployed field teams in the country to respond More...

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By Edition On Friday, October 14th, 2016
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In wake of Hurricane Matthew, UN to deliver food for 180,000 people in hard-hit eastern Cuba

HAVANA - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is working with the Cuban government to provide food for 180,000 people in hard-hit eastern areas of the island as they cope with the aftermath of Hurricane More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, October 12th, 2016
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At least 300 schools in Haiti unusable; agricultural sector suffered extensive damage

PORT AU PRINCE - One week after Hurricane Matthew slammed into Haiti, more than 100,000 children are missing out on learning as their schools were either damaged or converted into shelters, the United Nations Children's More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, October 12th, 2016
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Grand Bahama in crisis

NASSAU - Some residents of Grand Bahama are describing conditions as hell on Earth in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. The description was used by Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police Emerick Seymour, officer More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, October 11th, 2016
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Cholera and famine fears rise along with Haiti’s Hurricane Matthew death toll

PORT-AU-PRINCE – Haiti faces the risk of famine after Hurricane Matthew left the country devastated, interim president Jocelerme Privert warned on Tuesday. The storm killed 1,000 people and has aggravated More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, October 11th, 2016
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UN appeals for $120 million to launch massive response in storm-ravaged Haiti

NEW YORK - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday announced the launch of a near $120 million appeal to fund United Nations aid activities in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti, where the rising death More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 10th, 2016
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CHTA Statement: Hurricane Matthew

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) registers its sadness at the loss of life and property following the passage of Hurricane Matthew throughout the Caribbean. We send our thoughts and prayers to More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 10th, 2016
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Dutch Navy heading to Haiti to help with hurricane aftermath

WILLEMSTAD - The Dutch navy is on its way from Curacao to Haiti to offer aid in the aftermath of hurricane Matthew, the Ministry of Defense said on Monday. The Dutch will focus on the southwest of the island, which More...

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By Edition On Friday, October 7th, 2016
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Death toll in Haiti from Hurricane Matthew rises to 108

PORT AU PRINCE - The National Emergency Operations Centre (COUN) in Haiti on Thursday morning updated the provisional death toll from Hurricane Matthew to 108. However, minister of interior and territorial communities, More...

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By Edition On Friday, October 7th, 2016
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Storm surge forces residents to flee as Matthew pounds Bahamas

MIAMI - A rapid storm surge in southern New Providence forced residents to evacuate their homes on Thursday morning as Hurricane Matthew battered The Bahamas. Ebony Thompson, a 15-year resident of the area, spoke More...