How to help those affected by Hurricane Matthew

Story highlights

  • Hurricane Matthew has killed hundreds of people in the Caribbean
  • More than 2 million homes lost power across the Southeast
  • More than 20 people died in the U.S. from the hurricane

(CNN)Hurricane Matthew has caused widespread destruction in the Caribbean, killing hundreds of the "poorest of the poor" in Haiti.

The following groups are in Haiti and surrounding areas and can help get aid to those in need:
The storm also had an impact in the U.S. where the following aid organizations are helping residents:
North Carolina specifically is still reeling from flooding caused by Hurricane Matthew. Centers around the state are in dire need of the following items:
Sturdy cots
Extra large adult diapers
2x and up to 3x clothes for men and women
Elastic waistband clothes
Over-the-counter medicine
Baby rash ointment
Items can be dropped off at the following centers:
Red Springs High
509 N Vance Street
Red Springs, N.C. 28377
Southeastern Agricultural Center Lumberton
1027 US-74
Lumberton, N.C. 28358
South Robeson High School
3268 S Robeson Road
Rowland, N.C. 28383
St Paul's High School
648 N Old Stage Road
St. Pauls, N.C. 28384
Bill Sapp Center
1100 N Cedar Street
Lumberton, N.C. 28358