South Florida continues relief efforts for Haiti

MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, FLA. (WSVN) - A South Florida organization is sending more lifesaving supplies to parts of Haiti hit hardest by Hurricane Matthew.

The disaster relief organization, Airlink, once again loaded goods onto a charter plane at Miami International Airport, Tuesday.

The plane was packed with more than 159,000 pounds of donated supplies.

“This is our second flight,” said the executive director for Airlink, Steve Smith. “Altogether we’ve probably sent more than 200,000 pounds of cargo into Haiti now, and that’s fully funded by Airlink, and with great support from many supporters and donors.”

The category four storm wiped out homes, crops and livestock on the island nation last month.

Hundreds of people were killed and tens of thousands were left homeless.

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