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Haitians pick through the wreckage of Hurricane Matthew

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>> Residents in the Haitian town hardest hit by hurricane Matthew wading through flood waters Wednesday to survey the devastation. Les Cayes saw massive flooding after Matthew pounded the area Tuesday with 140 mile per hour winds. Submerging entire neighborhoods, destroying homes, and tearing down power lines. We talked to Reuters correspondent McKaylee Bryce who was there through the storm.
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>> What we've been able to see so far is there's a lot of flooding. Right now I'm at the public hospital and it's basically a lake right now. It's completely flooded. We saw boats that had washed up from the ocean that were now in town, in streets. There are a lot of people who are walking around right now and who are basically trying to reconstruct their lives.
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We've spoken to a bunch of people and they have also said there's been no food, no drinkable water.>> In the wake of the deadly hurricane, Haiti postponing its long awaited presidential election, which was scheduled for this coming Sunday. The United Nations calling this, quote, the worst humanitarian crisis in Haiti since the 2010 earthquake.
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The storm, downgraded to category three early Wednesday, is expected to reach the Bahamas and the Atlantic coast of the southern US in the coming days. And could strengthen again before hitting southern Florida.