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so forced the spread of any kind of epidemic will be a lot quicker he , nurses distribute the chlorinated concentrate a temporary solution to prevent the spread of water borne disease an inevitable result of cycling each day which is like a total of one point eight million people in need of help according to the U. N. , cholera if left untreated can kill within hours , as long as food supplies not restored as long as water supply is not restored as long as there is no chlorination of the water and people at the moment are in dire needs we have seen people drinking water from the streets that was still standing that %HESITATION beyond this will go very quickly at least six hundred eighty six people across made some big Zimbabwe and Malawi have already been reported killed by the cyclone which made landfall on March fourteenth subsequent disease could claim still more lives the secretary general of the international federation of the red cross describe the situation as a ticking bomb , nine hundred thousand doses of oral cholera vaccine is being dispatched by the World Health Organization the shipment is expected to arrive within ten days , eight Israeli guessing to those stranded as the water recedes this is the Portuguese navy delivering eight hundred kilograms of food by boat to hundreds of people in busy on Monday , but Mazen beaks disaster zone is roughly the size of Luxembourg and getting help to the most needy remains difficult , on Tuesday the United Nations humanitarian agency asked for two hundred eighty two million dollars for the first three months to fund the first three months of the disaster response so far eighty two percent of this amount has been funded