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Boxes containing valuable artworks from the Louvre reserves stored among status in one of the museum’s room of the Department of Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities room after they were evacuated from the basement following days of heavy rains which led the River Seine to reach its highest level in three decades.
A picture released by the Italian Navy shows people jumping out of a boat right before it overturns in Canal of Sicily off the Libyan coast. The Italian navy says it has recovered five bodies from the overturned migrant ship
Colombian rescuers work amid the rubble in Pedernales, Ecuador. The death toll from the powerful earthquake that struck Ecuador over the weekend has risen to at least 413, government officials reported on Monday
An eight-month-old baby is carried away by rescue workers after being rescued from her collapsed home caused by an earthquake in Mashiki town, Kumamoto prefecture, southern Japan
A migrant, identified as a 20-year old Pelen Hussein from Syria, stands on top of a capsized boat as he waits for being rescued by the members of Turkish Coast Guard Air Command in the Aegean Sea off the waters of Edremit bay, Turkey
Rescue workers and excavation vehicles carry out their rescue and search operation on what was the top (foreground) of the Wei-Kuan complex which collapsed in the 6.4 magnitude earthquake, in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan
Rescue workers control the cable on the 164-meter (538-foot) cargo ship”Modern Express”as it is towed while it drifted off the coast of France. Rescuers have begun towing a cargo ship that had been adrift for five days in southwest France
Rescuers search for potential survivors following a landslide at an industrial park in Shenzhen, in south China’s Guangdong province, Tuesday
Rescue workers search for survivors in the aftermath of a landslide in Shenzhen in southern China’s Guangdong province Monday. The massive landslide buried dozens of buildings when it swept through an industrial park in the Chinese cit
Rescue teams carry people to safety through the flood water as they continue to to evacuate homes after Storm Desmond caused flooding in Carlisle, England. Storm Desmond has brought severe disruption to areas of northern England with dozens of flood warnings remaining in place throughout the country
Rescue workers stand in front of a damaged building near the site of last week’s explosions at Binhai new district in Tianjin, China, on Monday
This picture released by the Italian navy shows an immigrant being rescued by a helicopter from the Italian navy ship Mimbell
A migrant child is brought onto the Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) ship MV Phoenix after being rescued from an overloaded wooden boat 10.5 miles (16 km) off the coast of Libya.
Migrants on a rubber dinghy wait to be rescued by the Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) ship MV Phoenix, some 20 miles off the coast of Libya, on Monday
Migrants arrive at the port in the Tunisian town of Ben Guerdane, some 40 kilometres west of the Libyan border, following their rescue by Tunisia’s coastguard and navy after their vessel overturned off Libya, on Wednesday
A woman is helped after being pulled out by divers from a sunken ship in Jianli, Hubei province. Divers pulled the 85-year-old woman from the hull of the passenger ship carrying 458 people that capsized on China’s Yangtze River on Tuesday.
Seven-month-old Syrian refugee Jaffe is held by her mother Nada in a Greek coast guard van next to her father Ahmed. They were rescued, on the Greek island of Kos following an attempt to cross part of the Aegean Sea from Turkey to Greece early on Monday
A group of 300 sub-Saharan Africans sit on board the Italian Finance Police vessel Di Bartolo as their boat is left to adrift off the coast of Sicily.
Migrants wait to disembark from military ship “Bettica” following a rescue operation at sea on Tuesday in the port of Salerno, southern Italy