Mt Ontake, inactive prior to 1979, erupted then several times, ejecting over 200,000 tons of ash. Mostly quiet since then, it erupted again on September 27, 2014 without warning. Over 40 were injured and at least 32 are still missing.
(Photo by T hino)
In Bangladesh efforts to conquer malnutrition are ongoing. Here a health care worker measures a young boy’s upper arm circumference, which is used as an indicator of protein malnutrition.
(Photo by WFP/Masud Al Mamun)