CBS News – The 7.0 magnitude earthquake that struck on Jan. 12, 2010, killed more than 220,000 people and displaced more than 1.5 million. The limited recovery after that earthquake was turned upside down in October 2016, when Hurricane Matthew killed more than 900 and displaced thousands.
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