How to help Haiti after Hurricane Matthew

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An ariel view shows damaged houses are after the passing of Hurricane Matthew, in Sous Roche in Les Cayes, Southwest Haiti, on October 6, 2016. The storm killed at least 108 people in Haiti, the poorest country in the Americas, with the final toll expected to be much higher. / AFP / Nicolas GARCIA

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The number of dead from Hurricane Matthew in Haiti stands at nearly 300 — and officials say there are scores of bodies that have yet to be counted.

Many died from falling debris as winds of 145-miles-an-hour tore through the area on Tuesday. People across southwest Haiti today are digging through the wreckage of their homes, salvaging what they can.

If you’d like to help the people of Haiti, FOX 17 has found three charities that have a 90% or higher rating on Charity Navigator.  They are:

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  • George

    Haiti is not a sole occupied island. The Dominican Republic occupies that other half of the island. Why is it that the DR never receives any press or pleas for aid?

  • Noah Salakk

    (TOTALLY EXCLUDING STORM-HUMANITARIAN AID) We’ve sent in the Army Corp of Engineers there not Once, Not Twice, But THREE TIMES, just to rebuild their crumbling infrastructure from the ground up….. They have no interest in, or concept of, routine maintenance.. Haiti is one of the loveliest and most fertile islands in the Caribbean and would easily support itself and it’s population, If it’s population would only help support IT..