China International Press Photo Contest 2012

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Thai flood victims are pulled through dirty oil covered floodwaters that cover a major highway in the flooded Don Mueang district Bangkok,​ Thailand, 31 October 2011. The health of flood victims is of concern with dirty flood waters innundating parts of the Thai capital and norhern provin​ces. The Thai government is considering a 30 billion US dollar or 21 billion euro recovery plan in the wake of devastating floods. At least 381 have d​ied and more than 2.5 million people have been affected. The flooding i

Thai flood victims are pulled through dirty oil covered floodwaters that cover a major highway in the flooded Don Mueang district Bangkok,​ Thailand, 31 October 2011. The health of flood victims is of concern with dirty flood waters innundating parts of the Thai capital and norhern provin​ces. The Thai government is considering a 30 billion US dollar or 21 billion euro recovery plan in the wake of devastating floods. At least 381 have d​ied and more than 2.5 million people have been affected. The flooding is the worst to hit the kingdom since 1995. EPA/BARBARA WALTON

China International Press Photo Contest 2012

Second Prize Breaking News

Photographer: Barbara Walton