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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
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
A man jumps into the water in a swimming pool in Kleinmachnow, Germany
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
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.
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.
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 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
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 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 Friday near Cerbere, south-western France