It has been more than a week since Virginia Samuel last saw two of her children.
The number of cholera cases has almost doubled in Mozambique in the past 24 hours and the port city of Beira has recorded its first death from the disease since a massive cyclone struck, health chiefs said on Sunday.
The aftermath of Cyclone Idai may prove to be even deadlier with 1.85 million people displaced after entire villages were submerged and households swept away.
April is a critical month for Mozambique as it continues to reel from the effects cyclone Idai. Two weeks ago the country was hit by cyclone Idai that flooded parts of Mozambique and then battered eastern Zimbabwe and Malawi.
The number of confirmed cases of cholera in Mozambique’s cyclone-hit port city of Beira has nearly doubled to 271 in the last 48 hours, the southern African nation’s government said on Saturday.