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Current Event October 19, 2016

Hurricane Matthew Leaves Devastation in Haiti

Hurricane Matthew has left destruction in Haiti, with over 1,000 fatalities. In some towns, 80 to 90 percent of the homes were damaged or destroyed. Aid workers are making their way to the most vulnerable Haitians and trying to overcome the obstacles in getting food and water to some towns. Listen to hear more about the concerns about the spread of disease as well as what it will take to rebuild these devastated areas of Haiti.

Weather and Climate

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AIR DATE: 10/08/2016

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