A U.S. Marine Corps photo shows flood waters affecting an area of Thailand during a III Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF) humanitarian assistance survey team's (HAST) aerial assessment of Pathum Thani, near Bangkok, Thailand, Oct. 28, 2011.
The HAST surveyed the flood damage in Thailand to assessed the need for III MEF support for humanitarian aid and disaster relief. 61 provinces and 8.2 million people have been affected by the floods caused by an abnormal monsoon season. (DoD photo by Cpl. Robert J. Maurer, U.S. Marine Corps/Released). Original public domain image from Flickr