Canadian teacher finds Haitian town in ruins after Hurricane Matthew
Returns to one of the worst-hit communities, where school and homes are no more
Linda Brooks, a Canadian who set up a school in Haiti two years ago in the coastal town of Dame-Marie, says that building and nearly all others in the community were destroyed by Hurricane Matthew last week.
"I saw a city that looked like it had been bombed over and over again," she told CBC News on Sunday.
As for the school, "It's pretty much all gone," Brooks said. "The oceanfront is no more."
The Category 4 storm made landfall early Tuesday, the first one that powerful to hit Haiti in 52 years.
Brooks headed back to Dame-Marie on the western tip of Haiti to survey the damage and help in any way she could. She described what she saw after returning to the capital, Port-au-Prince.
For CBC's full interview with Brooks, click on the video above, or here.
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