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Photos | The devastation of Matthew

Published:Friday | October 7, 2016 | 12:10 AM
People settle in at the shelter at Boynton Beach Community High School as Hurricane Matthew makes its way toward South Florida, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016. Hurricane Matthew steamed toward heavily populated Florida with terrifying winds of 140 mph Thursday, and 2 million people across the Southeast were warned to flee inland.
Residents repair their homes destroyed by Hurricane Matthew in Les Cayes, Haiti, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016. Two days after the storm rampaged across the country's remote southwestern peninsula, authorities and aid workers still lack a clear picture of what they fear is the country's biggest disaster in years
Hurricane Matthew moves through Paradise Island in Nassau, Bahamas, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016. The head of the Bahamas National Emergency Management Authority, Capt. Stephen Russell, said there were many downed trees and power lines, but no reports of casualties.
Workers from Armstrong Construction put plywood over windows of a home in preparation for Hurricane Matthew Wednesday, Oct. 5, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. People boarded up beach homes, schools closed and officials ordered evacuations along the East Coast on Wednesday as Hurricane Matthew tore through the Bahamas and took aim at Florida, where the governor urged coastal residents to "leave now" if they were able.
A man piggybacks a woman across a street flooded by a nearby river which overflowed as a result of the heavy rains caused by Hurricane Matthew in Léogâne, Haiti, on Wednesday.
Hotel rooms are exposed after a wall broke away at the RIU hotel during the passage of Hurricane Matthew at Paradise Island in Nassau, Bahamas, Thursda