Fundraising, Latin America

Hurricane Matthew

The poorest country in the Americas has taken a direct hit from the worst Caribbean storm in the last decade. Whole villages and towns have been completely wiped out. Hundreds of people are dead, and thousands displaced. Hurricane Matthew, a Category Four storm, is believed to have killed at least 900 people in Haiti over the seven days during which it kept up its hurricane strength. Haiti – one of the world’s poorest countries – has never fully recovered from the earthquake in 2010 that killed thousands of people and a cholera epidemic that followed. With over 200,000  ...