Rescue workers struggled Tuesday to reach areas devastated by a huge cyclone in Mozambique, as heavy rains swelled rivers and further isolated flooded communities in what aid agencies called the worst natural disaster in southern Africa in two decades.
Haiti started burying some of its dead in mass graves in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, a government official said on Sunday, as cholera spread in the devastated southwest and the death toll from the storm rose to 1,000 people.
The death toll from Hurricane Matthew’s furious blast across beleaguered Haiti rose to more than 280 people late Thursday night, while the Atlantic basin’s most powerful storm in almost a decade continued its unrelenting march toward the U.S. East Coast.
Samaritan’s Purse airlifted 21 tons of water filters, heavy-duty plastic sheeting, hygiene kits and blankets Thursday to help survivors of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti. A Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) was also aboard our DC-8, and they will join our field staff—already on the ground—in […]