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for almost two weeks those affected by deadly cyclone each day have been without food and shelter , but now they face another advisory cholera a waterborne disease that spreads rapidly and can kill within hours if left untreated Mozambique's government is now confirms the first cases in the wake of the disaster fragile patients pull into clinics in the rex port city of Beira too weak to walk seeking urgent rehydration many are children thousands were trapped for more than a week and submerged villages off to catastrophic flooding with no access to clean water a problem rescue efforts are now targeting to prevent the spread of infection , cyclone each day killed at least seven hundred people across southern Africa and hundreds of thousands of still displaced my son because been hit hardest , the World Health Organization is sending nine hundred thousand doses of oral cholera vaccine to affected areas but that will take days to arrive , the United Nations refugee agency said three planes will bring relief to thirty thousand of those affected by the disaster as the water recedes that rusting for two hundred and eighty two million dollars to support the first few months of the rescue efforts in Mozambique only two percent of that has been funded so far , authorities implemented early warning systems ahead of the cyclone but that news didn't reach everyone