Aid groups rush to help as Hurricane Irma batters northern Haiti

Haiti's north was battered significantly, causing the UN and aid organisations to set up shelters and food supplies for tens of thousands of people in there.

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    The eye of Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, grazed the Turks and Caicos Islands, rattling buildings after it smashed a string of Caribbean islands and killed 14 people on its way to Florida.

    Haiti's north was battered significantly, causing the United Nations and aid organisations to set up shelters and food supplies for tens of thousands of people in there.

     

    Al Jazeera's John Hendren reports from Haiti's capital Port-Au-Prince.


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