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People try to keep themselves afloat after the boat they were travelling on sank while crossing the Chambal River.

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Rescuers work at a landslide site as a typhoon hit Shiiba village, Miyazaki prefecture, southwestern Japan.

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Rescuers work at a mudslide site as Typhoon Haishen hit the mountainous village of Shiiba village, Miyazaki prefecture, southwestern Japan.

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A Chilean rescuer uses a sound tracking machine at the site of a collapsed building in last month's massive explosion after getting signals there may be a survivor under the rubble in Beirut, Lebanon. A pulsing signal was detected Thursday from under the rubble of a Beirut building that collapsed during the horrific port explosion in the Lebanese capital last month, raising hopes there may be a survivor still buried there.

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In this image made from video, an injured crew member of the MT New Diamond, is transferred to a Sri Lanka Navy vessel off Sangamankanda Point, Sri Lanka. A flotilla from Sri Lanka and India was escalating efforts to douse a fire raging on the oil tanker east of Sri Lanka for a second day Friday. The fire started Thursday in an engine room boiler on the MT New Diamond, leaving one crew member injured and one missing.

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Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Services Department officials take part in a flood evacuation drill demonstration, at Paruthipattu lake and Eco-park, in Chennai. The drill showcased response to any disaster in the wake of heavy rainfall during the North-East monsoon.

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Rescue operation carried out by firefighters after a multi-storeyed building collapsed, at Dongri in Mumbai.

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Locals gather after a four-storey residential building collapsed on Tuesday night in Nallasopara area of Palghar district.

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Fire and rescue team officials carry an injured person out of the debris after a two-storey shopping complex building collapsed in Kubernagar area of Ahmedabad.

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Rescue official at the site where a portion of a toilet collapsed at Mishra building (Gr+ 2 structure) in the Nagpada area of Byculla, Mumbai.

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Indian Air Force helicopter came to rescue a civilian left stranded on a marooned island during rainfall, in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Rescue operations underway after a three-storey residential building collapsed, in Dewas, Madhya Pradesh.

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4-year old, Mohammed Bangi, pulled out alive from the rubble of a collapsed five-storey apartment building, at Mahad in Raigad.

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Rescue workers carry a body recovered from the debris of a collapsed five-storey building in Mahad, Raigad.

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Rescue personnel sift through the rubble in search of survivors at the site where a five-storey apartment building collapsed, at Mahad in Raigad district.

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The combo image shows NDRF personnel rescuing a 4-year old boy who was trapped under the debris at the building collapse site in Malad, Raigad.

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Rescue personnel carry a body recovered from the site, where a five-storey building collapsed, in Mahad in Raigad district.

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A rescue personnel searches for survivors at the site of a five-storey building collapse, in Mahad in Raigad district.

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Rescue personnel carry out search for survivors at the site, where a five-storey building collapsed, in Mahad in Raigad district. The incident took place on Monday night.

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Rescue workers look for survivors after a residential building collapsed in Mahad.

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Rescue workers look for survivors after a residential building collapsed in Mahad, about 170 kilometers (105 miles) from Mumbai

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Rescue operations underway after a five-storeyed residential building collapsed in Raigad district of Maharashtra.

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NDRF personnel carry out rescue works after the roof of a Land and Revenue office collapsed claiming lives of two workers, in West Medinipur.

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State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) personnel carry out rescue works after collapse of a house, in Jabalpur.

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Rescue operation underway after a vacant building collapsed at Bandra near Rizvi College, in Mumbai. The debris of the collapsed building fell on other structures nearby.

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Locals gather near Shiv Dham along the banks of Kanchi river during a rescue operation by villagers after two youngsters drowned in the river, at Ranchi-Khunti border.

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Rescue operation being carried out by NDRF personnel after heavy rainfall, in Warangal district.

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Rescue operation being carried out by NDRF personnel after heavy rainfall, in Warangal district.

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Rescue operation continued by NDRF personnel landslide site at Pettimudi in Idukki near Munnar. Reportedly, at least 12 more people are still missing after the landslide hit the tea workers' settlement on August 6 night.

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Indian Air Force (IAF) conduct a rescue operation of a man holding on to a tree in a overflowing dam in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur.

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National Disaster Respond Force (NDRF) personnel conduct rescue operations after a major landslide swept down a portion of the Pettimudi hills in Munnar.

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National Disaster Respond Force (NDRF) personnel conduct rescue operations after a major landslide swept down a portion of the Pettimudi hills in Munnar.

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National Disaster Respond Force (NDRF) personnel conduct rescue operations after a major landslide swept down a portion, Vijayapuram village in Kottayam District.

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National Disaster Respond Force (NDRF) personnel conduct rescue operations after a major landslide swept down a portion, Vijayapuram village in Kottayam District.

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The joint team of CWRC- WTI-IFAW and Kaziranga National Park of Assam Forest Department rescued a few days old orphan male rhino calf from Teteliguri area of Kaziranga Forest Range of the national park The calf is under observation at CWRC.

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Rescue operation underway after an Air India Express flight with passengers on board en route from Dubai skidded off the runway while landing, at Karippur in Kozhikode.

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The Air India Express flight that skidded off a runway while landing at the airport in Kozhikode, Kerala.

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One of the persons injured after an Air India Express flight skidded off a runway while landing at the Kozhikode airport is brought for treatment to the Medical College Hospital in Kozhikode, Kerala state.

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The Air India Express flight that skidded off a runway while landing at the airport in Kozhikode, Kerala. The special evacuation flight bringing people home to India who had been trapped abroad because of the coronavirus skidded off the runway and split in two while landing in heavy rain killing more than a dozen people and injuring dozens more.

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Rescue operation underway after an Air India Express flight with passengers on board en route from Dubai skidded off the runway while landing, at Karippur in Kozhikode.

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Rescue operation underway after an Air India Express flight with passengers on board en route from Dubai skidded off the runway while landing, at Karippur in Kozhikode.

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Rescue operation underway after an Air India Express flight with passengers on board en route from Dubai skidded off the runway while landing, at Karippur in Kozhikode.

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Rescue operation underway after an Air India Express flight with passengers on board en route from Dubai skidded off the runway while landing, at Karippur in Kozhikode.

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People carry out a rescue operation after an Air India Express flight with passengers on board en route from Dubai skidded off the runway while landing, at Karippur in Kozhikode.

Rescue operation underway after an Air India Express flight with passengers on board en route from Dubai skidded off the runway while landing, at Karippur in Kozhikode.

Rescue operation underway after an Air India Express flight with passengers on board en route from Dubai skidded off the runway while landing, at Karippur in Kozhikode.

A child rescued after an Air India Express flight with passengers on board en route from Dubai skidded off the runway while landing, at Karippur in Kozhikode.

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National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel rescue passengers from a local train stranded between Masjid Bunder and Byculla stations on the Central line, during heavy rain, in Mumbai.

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A man evacuates an injured person after a massive explosion in Beirut, Lebanon.

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National Disaster Respond Force (NDRF) personnel rescue villagers from flood-affected areas, in Dhubri district of Assam.

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District administration, SDRF and NDRF teams during a search and rescue operation of people after a landslide at Dhami village in Pithoragarh.

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National Disaster Respond Force (NDRF) personnel rescue villagers from flood-affected areas, in Gopalganj district.

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Rescue operation continues after a corner portion of an old six-story building collapsed yesterday at Fort area, in Mumbai.

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NDRF personnel evacuate 103 marooned villagers during a rescue operation at flooded Bohirghat village due to heavy rain, in Barpeta.

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NDRF and SDRF personnel carry out a rescue operation after a house collapsed when debris fell on it last night due to heavy rain, in Dehradun.

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National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) Personnel rescue people from a flood affected village, in Kamrup district.

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Rescuers conduct search operation at the site of a landslide following a heavy rain in Tsunagi town, Kumamoto prefecture, southern Japan. Parts of Japan still searching for missing people and evacuating those stranded by deadly floods and mudslides were bracing for more pounding rains through the weekend.

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A woman being rescued by SDRF personnel after she was caught in the middle of Tawi River due to a sudden rise in the water level following heavy rainfall, in Jammu.

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ITBP personnel carry out rescue works following drowning of reportedly 3 women while crossing the Madin river in Chhattisgarh. The incident happened on Sunday evening near Bedma village under Dhanora police station limits, an official said.

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Rescue operation being carried out as two children are trapped under the debris after several houses completely damaged due to landslide, at Banglagudde in Mangaluru.

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Staff members come out through the window by a ladder after fire broke out in Apollo jewellery shop, in Kozhikode.

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National Disaster Respond Force (NDRF) and State Disaster Respond Force (SDRF) personnel carry a man after rescuing him from a landslide hit area due to incessant rainfall, at Kahilipara in Guwahati.

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Police personnel inspect the mangled remains of a vehicle, after a slab of a bridge under construction collapsed near Malavan police station area in Etah district. Reportedly,two people died due to the collapse.

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National Disaster Response Team (NDRF) personnel carry the bodies of two firemen of Oil India Limited who went missing after the explosion at Baghjan oilfield, in Assam’s Tinsukia district.

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National Disaster Response Team (NDRF) personnel carry out search and rescue operations after two firemen of Oil India Limited went missing since an oil well at the company’s Baghjan oilfield exploded, in Assam’s Tinsukia district.

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National Disaster Response Team (NDRF) personnel carry out search and rescue operations after two firemen of Oil India Limited went missing since an oil well at the company’s Baghjan oilfield exploded, in Assam’s Tinsukia district.

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Rescuers carry a child to a boat during an evacuation of a flooded village in Qingyuan in southern China's Guangdong province. Flooding in south and central China has lead to more than a dozen deaths and forced hundreds of thousands of people from their homes, the government said Wednesday.

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In this handout photo provided by Defense PRO, Airborne Rescue Pod for Isolated Transportation (ARPIT) loaded in a Chinook heavy lift helicopter.

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In this handout photo provided by Defense PRO, Airborne Rescue Pod for Isolated Transportation (ARPIT) is seen near a Chinook heavy lift helicopter. This pod will be utilised for evacuation of critical patients with infectious diseases including COVID-19 from high altitude area, isolated and remote places.

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A man is helped after he was rescued by the fire brigade personnel during a fire in a building, in Ahmedabad.

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An injured is rushed to the hospital after five teenagers drowned while bathing in River Ganges, at Ramnagar in Varanasi.

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Volunteers carry the dead body of plane crash victim in Karachi, Pakistan.

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Fire brigade staff try to put out fire caused by plane crash in Karachi, Pakistan.

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Volunteers carry an injured person at the site of a plane crash in Karachi, Pakistan.

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Fire brigade staff try to put out fire caused by plane crash in Karachi, Pakistan.

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Volunteers carry an injured person at the site of a plane crash in Karachi, Pakistan.

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Rescue work is in progress at the site of a plane crash in Karachi, Pakistan.

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Volunteers carry the dead body of a plane crash victim at the site of a crash in Karachi, Pakistan.

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Police officials inspect the spot where atleast 24 migrants were killed and several injured after two trucks carrying labourers collided with each other in wee hours, in Auraiya

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Police officials inspect the spot where atleast 24 migrants were killed and several injured after two trucks carrying labourers collided with each other in wee hours, in Auraiya.

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Fire tenders carry out a rescue operation after a fire broke out in a warehouse at Bhiwandi in Thane.

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Firefighters carry a person on a stretcher after an earthquake in Zagreb, Croatia.

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Emergency rescue personnel search for the missing in Cookville, Tenn., where several homes exploded from their foundations during the powerful storm.

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Rescue workers free Bill and Shirley Wallace from their home that collapsed, trapping them under rubble after a tornado hit Mt. Juliet, Tenn. in Mt. Juliet, Tenn.

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Rescue work underway after a two-storey building collapsed following a cylinder blast near Tarkeshwar Temple, in Jaipur.

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Volunteers engage in rescue of possible survivors after a bus carrying a marriage party fell into a river on Kota-Dausa highway, in Bundi district. At least 25 people died and three others sustained injuries in the accident.

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State Disaster Emergency Response Force (SDERF) personnel during rescue operations after a boat carrying eight people capsized in the Upper Lake, during the ongoing IPS Officers Conclave-2020, in Bhopal.

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An injured passenger is rescued from a Kerala state-run bus after it collided head-on with a truck near Avanashi, Tamil Nadu state.

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Rescue operations in progress after a slab of a ramp connecting the foot over-bridge (FOB) between two platforms collapsed, at the Bhopal railway station.

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Rescue operations in progress after a slab of a ramp connecting the foot over-bridge (FOB) between two platforms collapsed, at the Bhopal railway station.

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Rescuers work at the site of a three-storey building that collapsed in Jammu.

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Rescuers work at the site of a three-storey building that collapsed in Jammu.

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Rescue workers work to douse a fire on a three-storey building that collapsed in Jammu. Three fire fighters are reported to be killed and more than a dozen rescued when the building collapsed while they were working to put off a fire.

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Rescue works underway after a three-storey building collapsed during fire which broke in it, in Tallab Tillo area of Jammu.

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Rescue works underway after a three-storey building collapsed in Tallab Tillo area of Jammu.

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People carry an injured woman to a hospital after a passenger bus caught fire after coming in contact with a power transmission line at Golanthara area, in Ganjam district of Odisha. Nine persons were electrocuted to death and 22 people injured in the incident.

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The Bristol Tennessee Fire Department's Swift Water Rescue team brings a couple and their 3 dogs to safety after the Shadrack Campgrounds flooded in Bristol Tennessee.

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Emergency service members work in the snow around overturned vehicles, near the town of Bahcesaray, Van province, eastern Turkey. An avalanche slammed into a mountain road in the province, which borders Iran, wiping out a huge team of rescue workers sent to find two people missing in an earlier avalanche.

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Rescue members and firefighters work around the wreckage of a plane after it skidded off the runway at Istanbul's Sabiha Gokcen Airport, in Istanbul.

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This image from video by Jenna Fabian shows a Los Angeles Fire Department firefighter on a ladder rescuing a man who had climbed out on the side of a 25-story high-rise apartment, escaping flames from a burning apartment balcony, after a fire broke out on a sixth-floor balcony and sent choking smoke billowing through the upper levels in West Los Angeles.

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