A Los Angeles City Fire helicopter drops water on a hillside fire in Santa Clarita, Calif. About 1,000 people have been evacuated from homes as a 100-acre wildfire burns through brushy canyonlands north of Los Angeles.
Dr. Richard Patrick from France gives an earthquake victim from Langtang district acupuncture treatment inside the temporary medical camp at a Tibetan Monastery, in Kathmandu, Nepal.
A man reads a newspaper as his friend looks at his mobile phone, as they sit next to collapsed houses on the outskirts of in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Friday
Women walk through debris in the early morning hours in Bhaktapur near Kathmandu, Nepal, on Thursday . The Himalayan nation is still reeling from a devastating quake measuring 7.8 last month that killed more than 8,000 people and injured close to 20,000.
People with relief material react as an Indian Air Force helicopter prepares to take-off in a village affected by Saturday’s earthquake at Pokhara, Nepal, on Friday
A girl stands in a queue to fill her container with water near the makeshift shelters after Saturday’s earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal on Tuesday
An aerial view of the Atibainha dam in Nazare Paulista, São Paulo state. Brazil’s worst drought in 80 years has left the Cantareira resevoir, which provides greater São Paulo with most of its water, at its lowest level on record
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A man walks home through flood waters in the village of Mifol near the city of Vlora. Floods caused by heavy rains over the past few days have hit southern Albania, forcing the evacuation of hundreds of villagers after rivers flooded hundreds of homes and many roads.
A woman walks past houses that were heavily damaged by flash floods two months earlier, in the coastal Moroccan village of Aglou, north of Sidi Ifni. The floods, that were described by the residents as the heaviest storms to hit southern Morocco in decades, killed at least 32 people and left others homeless.
A boy looks for recyclable materials among the garbage washed ashore by Typhoon Hagupit in Cavite, south of Manila in the Philippines. The typhoon weakened further on Tuesday as the storm crawled across the central Philippines.
An aerial photograph shows the eruption of Mount Ontake in central Japan. More than 30 hikers were found dead on Sunday on the mountainside, a day after the eruption sent plumes of smoke hundreds of metres into the sky.
Firefighters battle the King Fire in the community of Fresh Pond in El Dorado County, California
A fishing boat passes the Super Shuttle Ferry 7 which capsized in strong winds and huge waves unleashed by Typhoon Kalmaegi, locally named Luis, in Manila Bay, Philippines. All 15 crew were rescued.
Mount Tavurvur erupting in eastern Papua New Guinea, spewing rocks and ash into the air, forcing the evacuation of local communities and international flights to be re-routed
Dozens of people were killed and more than a million affected as floods driven by monsoon rains ravaged the northern and eastern states of India over the weekend.
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Children swim in floodwater caused by Typhoon Halong in the town of Hermosa, Bataan province, Philippines, on Tuesday
A villager and her two-year-old grandchild sit in front of their collapsed house after an earthquake in Longtoushan, Ludian county, Yunnan province, China. A magnitude 6.5 earthquake hit the area on Sunday killing at least 400 people.
Fuzhou, Fujian province, China, as Typhoon Matmo is downgraded from a typhoon to a tropical storm.
A survivor sits in front of his tent near the site of Friday’s landslide that buried Abi Barik village in Badakhshan province, northeastern Afghanistan, on Tuesday.
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Typhoon victims queue for food at an evacuation centre in Tacloban city in central Philippines on Thursday. Thousands of people made homeless by the super Typhoon Haiyan, which hit the central part of the country nearly 100 days ago, are still living in tents and makeshift shelters.