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Tropical Storm Laura batters Caribbean

Residents try to remove fallen tree branches in a flooded street after the passage of Storm Laura, in Azua, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas

Residents try to remove fallen tree branches in a flooded street after the passage of Storm Laura, in Azua, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas

Residents try to remove fallen tree branches in a flooded street after the passage of Storm Laura, in Azua, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas
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A rescue worker is seen near debris after a wall fell down next to a house, where a mother and her son lost their lives, after Storm Laura passed through Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas

A rescue worker is seen near debris after a wall fell down next to a house, where a mother and her son lost their lives, after Storm Laura passed through Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas

A rescue worker is seen near debris after a wall fell down next to a house, where a mother and her son lost their lives, after Storm Laura passed through Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas
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A man walks in a flooded street during the passage of Tropical Storm Laura, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, August 23. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares  

A man walks in a flooded street during the passage of Tropical Storm Laura, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, August 23. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares  

A man walks in a flooded street during the passage of Tropical Storm Laura, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, August 23. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares  
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Members of the Civil Defence help a woman in a flooded street after the passage of Storm Laura, in Azua, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas

Members of the Civil Defence help a woman in a flooded street after the passage of Storm Laura, in Azua, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas

Members of the Civil Defence help a woman in a flooded street after the passage of Storm Laura, in Azua, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas
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A man reacts in front of the body of his mother, who died during the passage of Tropical Storm Laura, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, August 23. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares

A man reacts in front of the body of his mother, who died during the passage of Tropical Storm Laura, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, August 23. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares

A man reacts in front of the body of his mother, who died during the passage of Tropical Storm Laura, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, August 23. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares
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People enter your home during the floods caused by the passage of Storm Laura in Azua, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas

People enter your home during the floods caused by the passage of Storm Laura in Azua, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas

People enter your home during the floods caused by the passage of Storm Laura in Azua, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas
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Women recover goods from a house destroyed during the passage of Tropical Storm Laura, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, August 23. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares

Women recover goods from a house destroyed during the passage of Tropical Storm Laura, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, August 23. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares

Women recover goods from a house destroyed during the passage of Tropical Storm Laura, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, August 23. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares
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Rescue workers are seen on a flooded street, after Storm Laura passed through Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas

Rescue workers are seen on a flooded street, after Storm Laura passed through Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas

Rescue workers are seen on a flooded street, after Storm Laura passed through Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas
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A man stands among the debris after a wall fell down next to a house, where a mother and her son lost their lives, after Storm Laura passed through Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas

A man stands among the debris after a wall fell down next to a house, where a mother and her son lost their lives, after Storm Laura passed through Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas

A man stands among the debris after a wall fell down next to a house, where a mother and her son lost their lives, after Storm Laura passed through Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas
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A man walks through a flooded street after the passage of Storm Laura, in Azua, Dominican Republic, August 23.  
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A man walks through a flooded street after the passage of Storm Laura, in Azua, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas

A man walks through a flooded street after the passage of Storm Laura, in Azua, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas
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A rescue worker tries to retrieve the body of a man after a wall fell down next to a house, where a mother and her son lost their lives, after Storm Laura passed through Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, August 23.  REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas

A rescue worker tries to retrieve the body of a man after a wall fell down next to a house, where a mother and her son lost their lives, after Storm Laura passed through Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas

A rescue worker tries to retrieve the body of a man after a wall fell down next to a house, where a mother and her son lost their lives, after Storm Laura passed through Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas
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A man covers himself with a plastic sheet as he walks along a street during the passage of Tropical Storm Laura, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, August 23. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares

A man covers himself with a plastic sheet as he walks along a street during the passage of Tropical Storm Laura, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, August 23. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares

A man covers himself with a plastic sheet as he walks along a street during the passage of Tropical Storm Laura, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, August 23. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares
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Residents react after a mother and her son lost their lives, after Storm Laura passed through Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas

Residents react after a mother and her son lost their lives, after Storm Laura passed through Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas

Residents react after a mother and her son lost their lives, after Storm Laura passed through Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas
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Members of the Civil Defence prepare to help a woman holding onto a tree in a flooded street after the passage of Storm Laura, in Azua, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas

Members of the Civil Defence prepare to help a woman holding onto a tree in a flooded street after the passage of Storm Laura, in Azua, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas

Members of the Civil Defence prepare to help a woman holding onto a tree in a flooded street after the passage of Storm Laura, in Azua, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas
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People move their belongings through the floods caused by the passage of Storm Laura in Azua, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas

People move their belongings through the floods caused by the passage of Storm Laura in Azua, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas

People move their belongings through the floods caused by the passage of Storm Laura in Azua, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas
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Residents take buckets with water out of a house that has been flooded during the passage of Tropical Storm Laura, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, August 23. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares

Residents take buckets with water out of a house that has been flooded during the passage of Tropical Storm Laura, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, August 23. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares

Residents take buckets with water out of a house that has been flooded during the passage of Tropical Storm Laura, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, August 23. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares
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A woman observes the floods caused by the passage of Storm Laura in Azua, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Roja

A woman observes the floods caused by the passage of Storm Laura in Azua, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Roja

A woman observes the floods caused by the passage of Storm Laura in Azua, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Roja
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People watch the floods caused by the passage of Storm Laura in Azua, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas

People watch the floods caused by the passage of Storm Laura in Azua, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas

People watch the floods caused by the passage of Storm Laura in Azua, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas
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Rescue workers look for people in the debris after a wall fell down next to a house, where a mother and her son lost their lives, after Storm Laura passed through Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas

Rescue workers look for people in the debris after a wall fell down next to a house, where a mother and her son lost their lives, after Storm Laura passed through Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas

Rescue workers look for people in the debris after a wall fell down next to a house, where a mother and her son lost their lives, after Storm Laura passed through Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas
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A man removes some branches of a tree from his house in the middle of the floods caused by the passage of Storm Laura in Azua, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas

A man removes some branches of a tree from his house in the middle of the floods caused by the passage of Storm Laura in Azua, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas

A man removes some branches of a tree from his house in the middle of the floods caused by the passage of Storm Laura in Azua, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas
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A man walks with two goats through a flooded street after the passage of Storm Laura, in Azua, Dominican Republic, 
 August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas

A man walks with two goats through a flooded street after the passage of Storm Laura, in Azua, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas

A man walks with two goats through a flooded street after the passage of Storm Laura, in Azua, Dominican Republic, August 23. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas
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