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Hurricane Matthew Makes Landfall in Haiti

Hurricane Matthew made landfall in western Haiti Tuesday morning after more than a day of heavy rain from the powerful storm's outer bands caused street flooding and sent many people to shelters.
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Residents wade through flood waters in Leogane, Haiti, Oct. 4, 2016
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Residents wade through flood waters in Leogane, Haiti, Oct. 4, 2016

Women cover their heads with pans as they walk in a light rain brought by Hurricane Matthew in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Oct. 4, 2016. Hurricane Matthew roared into the southwestern coast of Haiti, threatening a largely rural corner of the impoverished country with devastating storm conditions as it headed north toward Cuba and the eastern coast of Florida.
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Women cover their heads with pans as they walk in a light rain brought by Hurricane Matthew in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Oct. 4, 2016. Hurricane Matthew roared into the southwestern coast of Haiti, threatening a largely rural corner of the impoverished country with devastating storm conditions as it headed north toward Cuba and the eastern coast of Florida.

A bridge that collapsed in the city of Petit Goave, Haiti, Oct. 4, 2016. That prevents vehicles from accessing the southern part, the Nippes region and Southwestern region. (F. Lisne/VOA)
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A bridge that collapsed in the city of Petit Goave, Haiti, Oct. 4, 2016. That prevents vehicles from accessing the southern part, the Nippes region and Southwestern region. (F. Lisne/VOA)

A Gas Station roof collapsed in the city of Miragoane in the Nippes region, Haiti, Oct. 3, 2016. (F. Lisne/VOA)
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A Gas Station roof collapsed in the city of Miragoane in the Nippes region, Haiti, Oct. 3, 2016. (F. Lisne/VOA)

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