After a big earthquake, such as the 7.8 that hit Turkey and Syria, it is important that search and rescue be carried through in an organized way when everything around is chaos. For Reuters, Adolfo Arranz, Simon Scarr, and Jitesh Chowdhury illustrate the guidelines recommended by the International Search and Rescue Advisory Group.
Search and rescue after an earthquake, illustrated
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Air Quality Mapped Over Time
With wildfires burning in the western United States, smoke fills the air. This is an animation of the air quality during the past couple of months.