After Hurricane Matthew barreled down on Haiti and parts of the Bahamas and Cuba, the storm turned its destructive attention to several states in the U.S.

Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas have all been affected by the storm, which caused massive flooding in the region, uprooted trees and tore through homes. At least 10 people have died, and the toll is expected to rise as relief workers begin their search and rescue efforts.

According to the National Weather Service, some areas in the U.S. could be “uninhabitable for weeks or months” following the storm. While the destruction is still being assessed, the storm is expected to cause billions of dollars in economic damage. Read more…

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How to help people impacted by Hurricane Matthew in the U.S.