From Paula Hancocks. Anna Coren. Andrew Stevens and Ivan Watson, CNN
Tacloban, Philippines (CNN) -- Surrounded by rubble, children swarm around a public well in this storm-ravaged city, where bodies are still lying in the streets days after a deadly typhoon struck.
The children douse themselves with water and fill plastic cups and jugs.
"Even though we're not sure that it is clean and safe," Roselda Sumapit said, "we still drink it, because we need to survive."
In the midst of a bloody civil war, the biggest killer in Syria may not be the one you expect: chronic disease.
By Madison Park, CNN updated 9:59 AM EDT, Tue July 17, 2012
North and South Waziristan have banned polio vaccines over use of U.S. drones
WHO estimates 280,000 children may not have access to polio vaccine
Pakistan is one of three countries in the world where polio is still a problem
(CNN) -- A ban on polio vaccinations imposed by the Taliban could affect about 280,000 children living in tribal areas of northwest Pakistan, according to estimates from the World Health Organization.
By Hamadoun Toure, Special to CNN
Mobile broadband can help Africa reach Millennium Development Goals, says Hamadoun Touré
He argues that broadband can teach children information technology skills
Mobile technology is transforming healthcare and banking, Touré says
Editor's note: Dr Hamadoun Touré is secretary-general of the International Telecommunication Union -- the U.N.'s specialized agency for information and communication technologies.