international news1The death toll in Haiti as a result of Hurricane Matthew – the most powerful Caribbean storm in a decade – has soared to more than 400, officials say.

Some 50 people were reported killed in the town of Roche-a-Bateau alone

The nearby city of Jeremie saw 80% of its buildings levelled. In Sud province 30,000 homes were destroyed.

More in this BBC report.

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