12 photos that capture the destruction of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti

Updated 10:16 AM ET, Fri October 7, 2016

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(CNN)Haiti, the impoverished Caribbean island wrecked by an earthquake in 2010 and battered by Hurricane Sandy in 2012, is a disaster zone again. Hurricane Matthew has shredded homes, inundated communities and left many parts of the south-west cut off from the rest of the country.

According to the United Nations, the disaster has affected 350,000 people and left the Haiti facing its wo