VIDEO: U.S. Military Troops Mobilize In Ravaged Haiti Following Hurricane Matthew
By Terri Moon Cronk, DoD News, Defense Media Activity // October 9, 2016
NINE HELICOPTERS BEING SENT TO NAVIGATE AROUND
ABOVE VIDEO: Before Hurricane Matthew reached the United States, it caused widespread devastation in Haiti. Officials there say at least 270 people were killed, while local reports put the death toll much higher, at over 800. Colin Chaperon, the Red Cross lead for Haiti, joins CBSN with the latest on recovery efforts
Coast Guard Capt. Scott Clendenin, commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton, homeported in Charleston, South Carolina welcomes the President of Haiti, Jocelerme Privert, aboard the Hamilton off the coast of Jeremie, Haiti, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016. The Hamilton crew transported disaster relief supplies to the country after it was affected by Hurricane Matthew. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Joseph Cook.
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