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Hurricane Matthew churns towards Haiti

Tuesday, October 04, 2016 - 00:58

Haitian families move into shelters in Les Cayes as Hurricane Matthew churns towards Haiti. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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Hurricane Matthew intensifies as it closes in on Haiti. Torrential rain and winds of up to 140 miles per hour are expected to slam into islands across the Caribbean. And Haiti is still vulnerable after more than 200,000 people were killed when a magnitude 7 earthquake struck in 2010. Some in the coastal town of Les Cayes have found shelter in a high school. Many more reportedly have stayed home -- hoping to wait it out. Others have found shelter but little comfort. (SOUNDBITE) (Creole) ANOTHER RESIDENT OF LES CAYES AT THE SHELTER VENTE DENISE SAYING: "They brought us here but there is no water. We do not have anything. No one has come here to speak with us." The storm comes as Haiti is set to hold a long-delayed presidential election next Sunday.

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Hurricane Matthew churns towards Haiti

Tuesday, October 04, 2016 - 00:58