Devastated by Matthew, Haitians recount horror of deadly storm


Port-au-Prince Haiti is struggling to recover from Hurricane Matthew. The storm is blamed for at least 1,000 reported deaths in the Caribbean nation. Nearly 1.5 million people need help, and a lack of clean water is spreading cholera. American cargo planes have begun flying in humanitarian aid.

Days after Matthew made landfall, hundreds are dead and tens of thousands are homeless and hungry, reports CBSN’s Vladimir Duthiers. 

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In the town of Jérémie, 80 percent of the buildings are damaged or destroyed. All of the roofs of the folks on the country side are made of tin, and there is no way that tin is going to sustain in the face of 145 mph winds.

Jeff Jeanty showed us what was left of his home. Jeanty described the horror of living through the storm.

“The first house,…



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