India was hit by the worst drought in decades in 2016. Here, gunmen stand alert at a water reservoir in Tikamgarh, India, on April 27.
A gunman stands guard at a water reservoir in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday, April 27, 2016.
A man walks on the dry reservoir bed next to Gunda Dam in India's western Gujarat state on Friday, April 1.
A farmer poses in his dried-up cotton field in Nalgonda, India, on Monday, April 25.
A farmer tries to revive his unconscious cattle in the Gondiya village on Thursday, April 21.
A woman tries to filter water with her sari as a child drinks in the Shankargarh area on April 21.
Cattle graze in a partially dried-up pond in central India on April 27.
A farmer stands in his field in the village of Bangaye on April 27.
Villagers fill drinking water from a leaking roadside pipe in Nalgonda on April 25.
A villager walks with his cattle in the dried-up Mansaita River near Allahabad on Wednesday, May 4.
A villager filters her water through a sieve in Shahapur.