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Philippine Air Force readies for typh...
villamor airbase
By Sherbien Dacalanio
07 Jun 2014

Villamor Airbase, Philippines - As wet or rainy season is set this June, soldiers from the Philippine Air Force (PAF) begin to check their rescue ambulance aircraft and conduct drills to prepare for possible rescue missions. The Air Force are among the first responders during calamities and with the country now experiencing the El Nino phenomenon, local weather agency, Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration or PAGASA predicts strong typhoons once the season starts.

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Bamako, Mali (1 of 7)
Bamako, Mali.
By George Henton
13 Feb 2013

Image from Bamako, Mali, taken during the ongoing conflict in West Africa.