Colorado Heli-Ops, Dennis Pierce
'An aerial picture shows the view of Minxian after a 6.6 magnitude earthquake hit the county in Gansu province, on July 22, 2013’
Fires in Lake Hughes California 2013 by David McNew
'Aerial view of the Elbe River that has flooded fields next to the city of Elster, Germany, on June 5, 2013.' Patrick Pleul
'Shipping containers, partly immersed in water at the flooded harbor in Riesa in the federal state of Saxony after the Elbe River broke through its banks, on June 5, 2013.' Thomas Peter
Flooding Across Central Europe
‘Emergency crews pump water at a dam along the flooded Danube River near the village of Deggendorf, Germany, on June 6, 2013’ Christof Stache
Damaged banana plantation, Montevista township, Compostela Valley, on December 8, 2012.
AP Photo/Bullit Marquez Typhoon Bopha
Debris made up toppled trees and crops in the aftermath of Typhoon Bopha in the southern Philippines, on December 7, 2012.
Coconut trees knocked down by Typhoon Bopha in the coastal town of Boston, Davao Oriental in southern Philippines, on December 10, 2012
Erik De Castro: Typhoon Bopha
Residents wade through floodwaters as another looks down from a rooftop in Marikina City, Metro Manila, on August 7, 2012. Rescuers rushed to reach trapped residents across the Philippine capital on Tuesday, as torrential rains triggered severe flooding. Flood waters reached up to two meters (6.5 feet) in the village of Tumana in Marikina City, an eastern suburb of metropolitan Manila, where some residents were stranded in their homes. (Reuters/Cheryl Ravelo) | more
Philippine Navy personnel arrange coffins that will be shipped with drinking water, clothes and other relief goods to flood-stricken Cagayan De Oro and Iligan cities on board a Philippine Navy ship in Manila, Philippines, on December 20, 2011. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila) #img24