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A chopper drops fire retardant on the Blue Cut fire, northeast of Los Angeles, California, USA

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A helicopter drops fire retardant on the Blue Cut fire, northeast of Los Angeles, California, USA

A cow stands outside a temple at a lake in Pushkar, in the desert state of Rajasthan, India

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A cow stands outside a temple at a lake in Pushkar, in the desert state of Rajasthan, India 

APPLEBY, ENGLAND - JUNE 02:  A traveller washes his horse in the River Eden during the Appleby Horse Fair on June 2, 2016 in Appleby, England. The Appleby Horse Fair has existed under the protection of a charter granted by James II since 1685 and is one of the key gathering points for the Romany, gypsy and traveling community. The fair is attended by about 5,000 travellers who come to buy and sell horses. The animals are washed and groomed in the River Eden before being ridden at high speed along the 'mad mile' for the viewing of potential buyers.  (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

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A traveller washes his horse in the River Eden during the Appleby Horse Fair in Appleby, England

Pakistani boys cool themselves off during a heat wave in Karachi, Pakistan, Wednesday, May 18, 2016. Various parts of the country continued to experience an intense heat wave, with the temperatures reaching 49 degree Celsius (120 Fahrenheit) in Larkana and other cities. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)

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Pakistani boys cool themselves off during a heat wave in Karachi, Pakistan

TOPSHOT - A man jumps into the water of ...TOPSHOT - A man jumps into the water of the Freibad Kiebitzberge public open air swimming pool in Kleinmachnow near Potsdam, northeastern Germany, on May 9, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / dpa / Ralf Hirschberger / Germany OUTRALF HIRSCHBERGER/AFP/Getty Images

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A man jumps into the water in a swimming pool in Kleinmachnow, Germany

Water is sprayed on a tiger to keep it cool by at the Nehru Zoological park in Hyderabad, India, Tuesday, April 26, 2016. Weeks of sweltering temperatures have caused scores of deaths across India and the met department has warned that any relief from monsoon rains was still likely weeks away. (AP Photo /Mahesh Kumar A.)

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Water is sprayed on a tiger to keep it cool by at the Nehru Zoological park in Hyderabad, India 

Indians gather around a water tanker...epa05271987 People collect water from a water tanker, in Bhiwandi, some 60 kilometer on the outskirts of Mumbai, India, 22 April 2016. According to reports, 21 districts in Maharashtra are drought-affected. The drought, which has been ongoing for the past five months, prompted 11 states to declare a drought in 2015 and has now choked the growth of kharif (monsoon) crops, including sesame, millet and rice, for the second monsoon season in a row.  EPA/DIVYAKANT SOLANKI

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People collect water from a water tanker, in Bhiwandi, some 60 kilometer on the outskirts of Mumbai. According to reports, 21 districts in Maharashtra are drought-affected. The drought, which has been ongoing for the past five months 

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Yemenis stand on a car at a flooded street following heavy rain, in Sana’a. Torrential rain hit Sanaa and most parts of Yemen as summer temperatures soar

A policeman directs traffic as Myanmar r...A policeman directs traffic as Myanmar revellers and tourists take part in wet celebration marking Thingyan, a water festival which brings in the countrys new year, in Yangon on April 12, 2016. The Buddhist festival of water pouring symbolizes spiritual cleansing and begin the new year free from worldly impurities with celebrants devoting the four days of Thingyan in merry making of water dousing until the eve of new year. / AFP PHOTO / ROMEO GACADROMEO GACAD/AFP/Getty Images

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A policeman directs traffic as Myanmar revellers and tourists take part in wet celebration marking Thingyan, a water festival which brings in the countries new year in Yangon 

Protesters stand in a fountain holding signs reading "World Water Day. Defend Public Water. No To Water Service Cuts" on the United Nations World Water Day, in Bilbao

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Protesters stand in a fountain holding signs reading “World Water Day. Defend Public Water. No To Water Service Cuts” on the United Nations World Water Day, in Bilbao.

The Wider Image: Thirst for clean water...Some 650 million people, or one in 10 of the world's population, have no access to safe water, putting them at risk of infectious diseases and premature death. Dirty water and poor sanitation can cause severe diarrhoeal diseases in children, killing 900 under-five a day across the world, according to United Nations estimates. World Water Day, marked this year on March 22, highlights various concerns about the world's water resources, and in 2016 is focusing on how good access to safe water can create paid work and contribute to a greener economy.  Matching text HEALTH-WATER/      SEARCH "SAFE WATER" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES   TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY  TEMPLATE OUT

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A man carries buckets filled with water on the banks of the river Ganges in Allahabad, India. Some 650 million people, or one in 10 of the world’s population, have no access to safe water, putting them at risk of infectious diseases and premature death 

People fill up containers with water from a tanker in New Delhi, India, as the city faces a water crisis after agitators shut a key water supply amid protests about caste-based quotas for jobs and education in Indian's northern state of Haryana.

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People fill up containers with water from a tanker in New Delhi, India, as the city faces a water crisis after agitators shut a key water supply amid protests about caste-based quotas for jobs and education in Indian’s northern state of Haryana.

Faithful jump into the waters of the Fasilides Bath as part of a ceremony in which the waters are blessed by the priest of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church during the second day of Timket in Gondar...Faithful jump into the waters of the Fasilides Bath as part of a ceremony in which the waters are blessed by the priest of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church during the second day of Timket in Gondar, Ethiopia, January 20, 2016.  "Timket", the greatest Ethiopian festival of the year is to commemorate Jesus Christ's baptism in the Jordan River by John the Baptist.

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Faithful jump into the waters of the Fasilides Bath as part of a ceremony in which the waters are blessed by the priest of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church during the second day of Timket in Gondar, Ethiopia on wednesday

Men dance in the icy winter waters of th...Men dance in the icy winter waters of the Tundzha river in the town of Kalofer as part of the Epiphany Day celebrations on January 6, 2016.  As a tradition, an Eastern Orthodox priest throws a cross in the river and it is believed that the one who retrieves it will be healthy through the year as well as all those who dance in the icy waters.

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Men dance in the icy winter waters of the Tundzha river in the town of Kalofer as part of the Epiphany Day celebrations. As a tradition, an Eastern Orthodox priest throws a cross in the river and it is believed that the one who retrieves it will be healthy through the year as well as all those who dance in the icy waters 

An Indian dancer taking pictures of his partner is silhouetted against the sky and reflected in the water during the last sunset of the year on the Arabian Sea coast in Mumbai, India, Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015. The two dancers who had arrived from the Indian capital for a performance in the city were spending their evening at the beach. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

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An Indian dancer takes pictures of his partner is seen silhouetted against the sky and reflected in the water during the last sunset of the year on the Arabian Sea coast in Mumbai, India 

North Koreans cover their face from the splash of a water feature in the indoor section of the Munsu water park on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015, in Pyongyang, North Korea. The water park is opened to both tourists as well as locals living in the North Korean capital

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North Koreans cover their face from the splash of a water feature in the indoor section of the Munsu water park on Tuesday, in Pyongyang, North Korea

A Haitian woman selling water at the Haitian-Dominican border, in Malpasse on October 27, 2015, to be delivered to the Haitian authorities. Dominican authorities settled on a deadline of June 17 for foreigners who had no residency papers to legalize their status and for Dominicans born to Haitian parents to receive their identification documents, or face deportation, as part of the National Reorganization Plan for Foreigners. AFP PHOTO/HECTOR RETAMALHECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images

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A Haitian woman sells water at the Haitian-Dominican border, in Malpasse 

A Yemeni woman carries jerrycans to fill them with water from a public tap amid an acute shortage of water supply to houses in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa on October 8, 2015.

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A Yemeni woman carries jerrycans to fill them with water from a public tap amid an acute shortage of water supply to houses in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa on Thursday

A fire-fighting plane drops water at the site of a wildfire that broke out the day before, on September 18, 2015 near Cerbere, south-western France

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A fire-fighting plane drops water at the site of a wildfire that broke out the day before, on Friday near Cerbere, south-western France

A boy plays in the water after a procession in honor of the Virgin of Regla, in the town of Regla, across the bay from Havana, Cuba

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A boy plays in the water after a procession in honor of the Virgin of Regla (the black madonna), in the town of Regla, across the bay from Havana, Cuba