port - Matthew, the most powerful hurricane in the area in nearly ten years, Haiti Tuesday full hit. So far, there has been reported one death. In the west of the country, many villages are under water at the shore. Numerous trees were uprooted and roofs blown off homes are often poor.
The devastation is enormous, but the total damage and rescue authorities dared not make predictions. Thousands of Haitians had been for the tornado, with wind speeds up to 230 km / h, sought a safe haven.
The port city of Les Cayes offers a desolate impression. ' The situation is catastrophic. The city is flooded everywhere are trees and many homes have been destroyed. You can hardly get anywhere, '' said Deputy Mayor Marie Claudette Regis. ' Try to help people is difficult. ''