Haiti

Manhunt launched after mass prison break in Haiti

More than 170 inmates escape from facility in town north of Port-au-Prince after killing guard and stealing weapons.

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UN chief in Haiti gets glimpse of Matthew's destruction

Spectre of cholera outbreak introduced by UN soldiers looms as Ban Ki-moon visits survivors of hurricane's onslaught.

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UN chief to visit hurricane-hit Haiti

Ban Ki-moon arrives in devastated Haiti after only $6.1m raised - just 5 percent of UN's flash appeal for funds.

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1.4 million Haitians need emergency aid after Matthew

The devastating hurricane wiped some towns and villages off the map, the UN chief said, after pledging $120m in aid.

Haiti

Haiti death toll from Hurricane Matthew passes 1,000

Authorities bury bodies in mass graves as cholera threat from contaminated water stokes fears of new major outbreak.

Haiti

Haiti's storm victims risk death by cholera, hunger

At least 13 people die in latest outbreak of disease as officials warn of a rising death toll after Hurricane Matthew.

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Tragedy repeats itself in Haiti

Aid is now a priority in the Caribbean nation, but everyone here wants to be sure not to repeat mistakes of the past.

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Horrors left by Hurricane Matthew become clear in Haiti

Fears of cholera outbreak and food shortages as Caribbean nation's crops are wiped out by Hurricane Matthew.

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Devastation in storm-hit Haiti as death toll nears 900

Number of dead in Caribbean nation rises sharply as Hurricane Matthew leaves behind trail of destruction.

Weather

Hurricane Matthew hammers Haiti, headed towards US

The powerful hurricane lashes the Caribbean leaving a trail of devastation in Haiti, where at least 22 people killed.

Weather

Hurricane Matthew pounds Haiti and Cuba, heads for US

At least seven dead as fiercest Caribbean storm in a decade hits Cuba after slamming Haiti on its way toward the US.

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Hurricane Matthew storms towards Haiti and Jamaica

Packing winds of 240km/h, Category 4 hurricane threatens the Caribbean nations with Guantanamo Bay evacuation under way.

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Hurricane Matthew strengthens rapidly

Category 4-5 Hurricane Matthew threatens Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba

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Haiti's peanut producers oppose US donation

Over 50 groups of farmers and aid workers seek to stop planned 500-tonne shipment that US officials term a donation.

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UN admits role in deadly Haiti cholera outbreak

World body stops short of saying it caused the epidemic, but acknowledges role in crisis that has killed nearly 10,000.