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Haitians struggle after hurricane kills over 500

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a good picture of the devastation starting to take shape in Haiti where hurricane Matthew closed over four hundred people decimating towns and flattening homes , if an official say the death toll could rise and information preclude them from remote areas previously cut off by the storm many victims were killed by falling trees flying debris and swollen rivers when Matthew hit on Tuesday with winds up a hundred and forty five miles per hour , those that survived now picking up the pieces the town of Leon plate was the first to be hit by the hurricane and has since been out of contact emir telling voters that just before the storm hit people of clean their houses and panic , a local official counter Chantelle telling Reuters quote we have nothing left to survive on all the profits have gone all fruit trees are down I don't have a clue how this is going to be safe , the red cross launching an emergency appeal to provide immediate relief estimating that hundreds of thousands were in need of humanitarian assistance , poverty weak government and precarious living conditions from many of its citizens Nick Haiti particularly memorable to natural disasters two hundred thousand people were killed after a massive earthquake struck the country in two thousand and ten the latest destruction in Haiti prompting authorities to postpone a presidential election that had been scheduled for Sunday