U.S. Providing $400,000 in Hurricane Aid to Haiti and Jamaica

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The U.S. Agency for International Development said on Monday it was providing a combined $400,000 in aid to Haiti and Jamaica as the Caribbean nations prepare for Hurricane Matthew.

The agency said in a statement it had pre-positioned relief supplies and was preparing to ship in additional supplies to the central Caribbean.

(Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Sandra Maler)