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Hurricane Matthew hit Haiti million people were affected by the cholera epidemic – Beijing, Beijing, October 9, according to foreign media reports, recently, hurricane Matthew in the Caribbean nation of Haiti caused by the damage is more severe than previously expected, the death toll may be broken. Currently, the international rescue work has been carried out, but because of the difficulty of slow progress. According to reports, hurricane Matthew this week, the Caribbean, Haiti, Cuba, Dominica, the Bahamas and other countries have been affected, of which the most serious situation in Haiti. As of 8 this month, Matthew led to the loss of life in Haiti has soared to at least 877 people. Especially in coastal villages in southwestern Haiti, thousands of people have been left homeless, and an outbreak of cholera has killed more lives. According to the UN Office for the coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, 7, released a report pointed out that the number of people affected by the Haiti reached 1 million 300 thousand, of which 750 thousand people in urgent need of emergency assistance. The storm cut off communication network and road information in remote areas, the disaster was gradually spread in the hurricane left, but the rescue work progress is slow, because the rescue team is difficult to reach many remote areas. To this end, the United Nations Office for the coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, the world food programme, WHO, the Red Cross and other United Nations agencies and international aid organizations in emergency mobilization, to provide assistance to Haiti and other Caribbean countries affected by Matthew. The United States and France have deployed troops and supplies to Haiti to participate in disaster relief. The storm made landfall in Florida   the alert response to the disaster on the other hand, serious disaster also triggered cholera. According to WHO, the local has found at least eight cases of cholera. The organization believes that after the storm the lack of clean drinking water may lead to the intensification of cholera and other infectious diseases. Matthew hit Haiti on Friday after landing on the eastern coast of Florida, but the damage was small. But given the catastrophic damage in the Caribbean, American authorities do not neglect preventive measures. There were thousands of flights canceled, a Florida airport closed, the train service is suspended, the cruise also change course. Matthew 7, entrainment storm off the northeast coast of Florida, although from the beginning of the four stage wind weakened to three, but was up to 193 kilometres per hour, or destroyed many trees and poles, Saturday morning nearly 140 houses and shops off. Due to heavy rain triggered floods of hurricane, killing at least five people. Florida governor Scott warned that although Matthew from Miami in the densely populated coastal city, but it is still possible to move in the coastal area, a 3.35 metre high waves in the offshore, coastal low-lying areas may face the risk of a huge flood struck. The governor of South Carolina has warned that some of the islands off the coast could be flooded. As of now, the United States of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina has ordered more than 2 million people on the path of Hurricane emergency evacuation. Before President Obama announced the four Florida southeast along the state of emergency in Haizhou, authorized by the Department of Homeland Security and the federal emergency.相关的主题文章: