Boxing Day Tsunami Indonesia 2004
Boxing Day Tsunami Indonesia 2004

Inundation distances caused by the tsunami in Sumatra were so large that they were most easily measured from aerial photography. Sediment deposited by the waves and vegetation killed by the saltwater are clearly visible on this aerial photograph Sumatra, Indonesia, January 25, 2005. (Photo/Mark Pearson)

Haiti Earthquake
Haiti Earthquake

Earthquake victims who were made homeless in makeshift shelter Port-au-Prince, Haiti, January 17, 2010. More than 230,000 are believed to have died in the earthquake, and more than a million were made homeless. (Photo / Mark Pearson)

Snoop Dogg at Watergate Bay, Cornwall. Gansgta init
Snoop Dogg at Watergate Bay, Cornwall. Gansgta init

Snoop Dogg at Boardmasters, Watergate Bay, Cornwall. Gansgta init

Gaza Strip After OP Cast Lead
Gaza Strip After OP Cast Lead

A mother stands with her five children after returning to their destroyed house after Operation Cast Lead in Jabalia, Northern Gaza, February 17, 2009. (Photo / Mark Pearson)

The Obby Oss
The Obby Oss

Thousands of people attend the Obby Oss festival, an ancient May Day celebration in the town of Padstow, Cornwall, May 1, 2014. (Photo/Mark Pearson)

Sea King Boscastle Floods
Sea King Boscastle Floods

An RAF search and rescue team in a Sea King helicopter from Chivenor help flood victims in Boscastle, Cornwall, August 16, 2004. (Photo/Mark Pearson)

Easter Holy Week Costa Rica
Easter Holy Week Costa Rica

A Mass and procession leading up to Easter Sunday taking place in San Jose, Costa Rica. (Photo / Mark Pearson)

Kabul, Afghanistan
Kabul, Afghanistan

Afghans watching over Kabul, Afghanistan. (Picture / Mark Pearson)

Kashmir Earthquake 2005
Kashmir Earthquake 2005

The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. Tents distributed by aid agencies were not designed to cope with the severe Himalayan winter. (Photo/Mark Pearson)

Balloon Girl Banksy Palestine #WithSyria
Balloon Girl Banksy Palestine #WithSyria

Balloon girl by British street artist Banksy on the separation wall at the Qalandiya checkpoint between Ramallah and Jerusalem, January 29, 2009. (Photo / Mark Pearson)

  A Japanese pine tree is all that remains on the beach after the March 11 tsunami devastated the coast of Yamada, Iwate Prefecture, Japan, March 19, 2011. 446 residents died in the small town of Yamada. (Photo/Mark Pearson)

A Japanese pine tree is all that remains on the beach after the March 11 tsunami devastated the coast of Yamada, Iwate Prefecture, Japan, March 19, 2011. 446 residents died in the small town of Yamada. (Photo/Mark Pearson)

North Korea
North Korea

North Korean soldiers at the train station in Pyongyan Bukto Province, DPRK (Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea) July 31, 2009. (Photo/Mark Pearson)

Dinka South Sudan
Dinka South Sudan

Portrait of a Dinka girl herding cattle in Rumbek, South Sudan, July 30, 2005. (Photo/Mark Pearson)

Japan Earthquake and tsunami
Japan Earthquake and tsunami

A fishing trawler washed up by the tsunami in Yamada, Iwate Prefecture, Japan, March 23, 2011. (Photo / Mark Pearson) After Japan's biggest recorded earthquake created a tsunami that slammed into it's eastern coast on March 11, 2011.

 

Pakistan Earthquake
Pakistan Earthquake

Women and children displaced by the earthquake wait at a food distribution point in camp, Muzaffarabad, Kashmir, Pakistan, September 9, 2006. (Photo/Mark Pearson)

Somalia
Somalia

Portrait of a Somali girl holding Koranic learning boards in the ancient port city of Merca, Lower Shebelle, Somalia, July 25, 2006. (Photo/Mark Pearson)

Tuareg Niger
Tuareg Niger

Portrait of a Tuareg woman in Agadez, North Niger, September 29, 2009. (Photo/Mark Pearson)

Buddhist Burma
Buddhist Burma

Portrait of a trainee Buddhist monk at the Mingun temple, Sagaing Region, Burma, June 23, 2008. (Photo/Mark Pearson)

Hundreds die in Afghan blizzards
Hundreds die in Afghan blizzards

More than 900 people were killed across Afghanistan as the country suffered from one of its harshest ever winters in 2008. Below freezing temperatures and bitter snow storms gripped the nation since the onset of winter in mid December. (Photo/Mark Pearson)

Java Earthquake 2006
Java Earthquake 2006

An MSF doctor administers medical treatment to an injured patient after a devastating earthquake struck Yogyakarta, Java, Indonesia, May 6, 2006. (Photo/Mark Pearson)

Tuareg, Agadez, Niger
Tuareg, Agadez, Niger

Portrait of two Tuareg tribesmen in Agadez, North Niger. (Photo/Mark Pearson)

Boxing Day Tsunami Indonesia 2004
Haiti Earthquake
Snoop Dogg at Watergate Bay, Cornwall. Gansgta init
Gaza Strip After OP Cast Lead
The Obby Oss
Sea King Boscastle Floods
Easter Holy Week Costa Rica
Kabul, Afghanistan
Kashmir Earthquake 2005
Balloon Girl Banksy Palestine #WithSyria
  A Japanese pine tree is all that remains on the beach after the March 11 tsunami devastated the coast of Yamada, Iwate Prefecture, Japan, March 19, 2011. 446 residents died in the small town of Yamada. (Photo/Mark Pearson)
North Korea
Dinka South Sudan
Japan Earthquake and tsunami
Pakistan Earthquake
Somalia
Tuareg Niger
Buddhist Burma
Hundreds die in Afghan blizzards
Java Earthquake 2006
Tuareg, Agadez, Niger
Boxing Day Tsunami Indonesia 2004

Inundation distances caused by the tsunami in Sumatra were so large that they were most easily measured from aerial photography. Sediment deposited by the waves and vegetation killed by the saltwater are clearly visible on this aerial photograph Sumatra, Indonesia, January 25, 2005. (Photo/Mark Pearson)

Haiti Earthquake

Earthquake victims who were made homeless in makeshift shelter Port-au-Prince, Haiti, January 17, 2010. More than 230,000 are believed to have died in the earthquake, and more than a million were made homeless. (Photo / Mark Pearson)

Snoop Dogg at Watergate Bay, Cornwall. Gansgta init

Snoop Dogg at Boardmasters, Watergate Bay, Cornwall. Gansgta init

Gaza Strip After OP Cast Lead

A mother stands with her five children after returning to their destroyed house after Operation Cast Lead in Jabalia, Northern Gaza, February 17, 2009. (Photo / Mark Pearson)

The Obby Oss

Thousands of people attend the Obby Oss festival, an ancient May Day celebration in the town of Padstow, Cornwall, May 1, 2014. (Photo/Mark Pearson)

Sea King Boscastle Floods

An RAF search and rescue team in a Sea King helicopter from Chivenor help flood victims in Boscastle, Cornwall, August 16, 2004. (Photo/Mark Pearson)

Easter Holy Week Costa Rica

A Mass and procession leading up to Easter Sunday taking place in San Jose, Costa Rica. (Photo / Mark Pearson)

Kabul, Afghanistan

Afghans watching over Kabul, Afghanistan. (Picture / Mark Pearson)

Kashmir Earthquake 2005

The massive October earthquake in Kashmir affected one of the highest and most remote places on earth. Difficult terrain slowed the relief effort and the largest scale humanitarian air operations since the Berlin blockade began. Tents distributed by aid agencies were not designed to cope with the severe Himalayan winter. (Photo/Mark Pearson)

Balloon Girl Banksy Palestine #WithSyria

Balloon girl by British street artist Banksy on the separation wall at the Qalandiya checkpoint between Ramallah and Jerusalem, January 29, 2009. (Photo / Mark Pearson)

A Japanese pine tree is all that remains on the beach after the March 11 tsunami devastated the coast of Yamada, Iwate Prefecture, Japan, March 19, 2011. 446 residents died in the small town of Yamada. (Photo/Mark Pearson)

North Korea

North Korean soldiers at the train station in Pyongyan Bukto Province, DPRK (Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea) July 31, 2009. (Photo/Mark Pearson)

Dinka South Sudan

Portrait of a Dinka girl herding cattle in Rumbek, South Sudan, July 30, 2005. (Photo/Mark Pearson)

Japan Earthquake and tsunami

A fishing trawler washed up by the tsunami in Yamada, Iwate Prefecture, Japan, March 23, 2011. (Photo / Mark Pearson) After Japan's biggest recorded earthquake created a tsunami that slammed into it's eastern coast on March 11, 2011.

 

Pakistan Earthquake

Women and children displaced by the earthquake wait at a food distribution point in camp, Muzaffarabad, Kashmir, Pakistan, September 9, 2006. (Photo/Mark Pearson)

Somalia

Portrait of a Somali girl holding Koranic learning boards in the ancient port city of Merca, Lower Shebelle, Somalia, July 25, 2006. (Photo/Mark Pearson)

Tuareg Niger

Portrait of a Tuareg woman in Agadez, North Niger, September 29, 2009. (Photo/Mark Pearson)

Buddhist Burma

Portrait of a trainee Buddhist monk at the Mingun temple, Sagaing Region, Burma, June 23, 2008. (Photo/Mark Pearson)

Hundreds die in Afghan blizzards

More than 900 people were killed across Afghanistan as the country suffered from one of its harshest ever winters in 2008. Below freezing temperatures and bitter snow storms gripped the nation since the onset of winter in mid December. (Photo/Mark Pearson)

Java Earthquake 2006

An MSF doctor administers medical treatment to an injured patient after a devastating earthquake struck Yogyakarta, Java, Indonesia, May 6, 2006. (Photo/Mark Pearson)

Tuareg, Agadez, Niger

Portrait of two Tuareg tribesmen in Agadez, North Niger. (Photo/Mark Pearson)

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