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Hurricane Matthew Appeal

The British Red Cross has launched an emergency appeal to help people affected by Hurricane Matthew. 

The category-four storm caused significant damage across the Caribbean, with Haiti feeling the full force of the hurricane. 

A boy stands outside a wrecked home in Haiti after Hurricane Matthew. © Info

In pictures - the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti

Haiti. October 2016 View of the town of Jeremie, one of the areas most affected by hurricane Matthew.

Haiti's south-west peninsula bore the brunt of Hurricane Matthew. Some places were completely cut off from help.

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