Hurricane Matthew Strikes Haiti’s Lagonav Island

Beyond Borders’ Mackanaky Steevens Magloire is sending video and photos from his hometown of Matènwa on the island of Lagonav. As of 10:00 a.m. EDT, conditions on Lagonav are deteriorating. Our colleague Freda Catheus, also a native of Lagonav, reports flooding in the community of Pwentaraket and the collapse of a tin and tarp structure used for classrooms at St. Lucy Catholic School in the village of Tipalmis. Mackanaky shot this video in Matènwa at about 9:30 a.m. EDT.