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11 August 2010 / EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV /

Russian firefighter works to extinguish a fire in a forest near the village of Ryazanovskiy, about 150 km from Moscow, Russia, late 04 August 2010.

A flood victim flees flooded areas near Kalwar village in Sindh province Pakistan on 08 August 2010. EPA/NADEEM KHAWER

local resident looking on as a forest fire rages near the village of Golovanovo (270 km south-east of Moscow), Ryazan region, Russia, 05 August 2010. EPA/IGOR KHARITONOV

A Pakistani flood survivor climbs onto an army rescue helicopter in Ghouspur some 100 kilometers from Sukkur on on August 9, 2010. AFP PHOTO/ASIF HASSAN

Russian firefighter works to extinguish a fire in a forest near the village of Ryazanovskiy, about 150 km from Moscow, Russia, late 04 August 2010. EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV

Pakistani Navy helcopter personel rescue flood victims from Bachal Shah Safi village near Sukkur in Sindh province Pakistan on 09 August 2010. EPA/NADEEM KHAWER

A local villager passes by a burning field in the village of Polyaki-Maydani, Ryazan region, Russia, 09 August 2010. . EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV

A flood victims swims in flood water to reach a Pakistani Navy helicopter rescuing flood victims from Kandh Kot village near Sukkur in Sindh province Pakistan on 09 August 2010. EPA/NADEEM KHAWER

A local villager has a cloth wrapped around her face as she waits for a helicopter to drop a load of water on a burning field near the village of Polyaki-Maydani, Ryazan region, Russia, 09 August 2010. EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV

A flood victims prepares to collect his belongings from the remains of his house in flooded areas of Dera Ismail Khan, a town of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province Pakistan on 09 August 2010. EPA/SAOOD REHMAN

A Russian tries to stop fire near the village Golovanovo, Ryazan region, on August 5, 2010. EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV

lood victims put sand bags on self-help basis to strengthen the banks of river Indus in Kalwar village as flood water approaches Sindh province Pakistan on Sindh province Pakistan on 08 August 2010. EPA/NADEEM KHAWER

a local resident trying to save his belongings after a wildfire burnt his house in the village of Laskovo (250 km south-east of Moscow), Ryazan region, Russia, 05 August 2010. EPA/IGOR KHARITONOV

Flood victims collect their belongings from the remains of their houses in flooded areas of Dera Ismail Khan, a town of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province Pakistan on 09 August 2010. EPA/SAOOD REHMAN

A dog sits near a burnt house in the village of Kriusha, some 270 km south-east of Moscow, Ryazan region, Russia, 07 August 2010. EPA/IGOR KHARITONOV

A Pakistani flood survivor waits for transport after evacuating a flooded area in Sukkur on August 8, 2010. AFP PHOTO/Asif HASSAN

Russians sit on a fire truck car as they move near the village of Golovanovo, Ryazan region, on August 5, 2010. AFP PHOTO / NATALIA KOLESNIKOVA

Flood victims flee the flooded areas in Pannu Aqil in Sindh province Pakistan on 08 August 2010. EPA/NADEEM KHAWER

Russians have a rest as they try to stop fire near the village of Murmino on August 6, 2010. AFP PHOTO / ARTYOM KOROTAYEV

Pakistanis sit by a roadside after evacuating a flooded area in Karampur, some 70 kilometers from Sukkur, on August 8, 2010. AFP PHOTO/Asif HASSAN

Smoke of wildfire blankets the burnt village of Berestyanki, in the Ryazan region, Russia, 09 August 2010. EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV

An aerial view of flooded areas near Sukkur in Sindh province Pakistan on 09 August 2010. EPA/NADEEM KHAWER

A man tries to extinguish a forest fire near the village of Zdorovie, some 60 km east of Moscow, on August 10, 2010. AFP PHOTO / VIKTOR DRACHEV

Flood victims lay out their belongings top dry after recovering them from the remains of their houses in flooded areas of Dera Ismail Khan, a town of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province Pakistan on 09 August 2010. EPA/SAOOD REHMAN

Firefighters look at the heavy smoke coming from the fire near the village of Kustaryovka, Ryazan region, Russia 10 August 2010. EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV

An aerial view of flooded areas near Muzaffargarh in southern Punjab province Pakistan on 09 August 2010. EPA/MK CHAUDHRY