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Images of Ethiopia's leafy, green vegetation may not match everyone's idea of what a drought should look like but this is the other face of the catastrophe affecting millions in the region.

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Cholera kills nearly 500 in Cameroon since August 1, officials sayupdated: Wed Aug 17 2011 13:22:00

Public health officials say nearly 500 people have died of cholera in Cameroon this month, and 13,000 cases have been reported in the country this year.

Keeping Mali's girls in schoolupdated: Fri May 13 2011 06:59:00

CNN producer Krsna Harilela meets with workers from children's charity "Plan International" and the girls they are fighting for.

Death toll rises in Indonesia as volcano continues to rumbleupdated: Sat Nov 06 2010 10:44:00

Deaths in Indonesia mounted on Saturday from the volcanic eruption spewing scorching ash and gas, and the country's leader is stationed near the scene to coordinate relief efforts.

Counting the world's 'invisible' childrenupdated: Mon Nov 16 2009 19:09:00

Most people take their birth certificates for granted, but for millions of people around the world, they simply do not exist, causing them to miss out on fundamental rights, including access to free health care and education services, according to the Britain-based international charity Plan.

Child tobacco farmers 'exposed to toxic levels of nicotine'updated: Fri Sep 25 2009 07:42:00

Hundreds of thousands of children worldwide are thought to be working full-time on tobacco farms, suffering from toxic levels of nicotine exposure and abusive labor conditions.

Indonesia quake: Where to donateupdated: Sun May 28 2006 03:19:00

International aid organizations are accepting donations to help victims of the earthquake in Indonesia. The groups include:

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