Viewfinder is Pacific Standard's daily photo feature, showcasing one image from the news.
Rescue workers stand guard in front of a cordon as the Yun Tsui apartment building leans to one side after an overnight earthquake in Hualien, Taiwan, on February 7th, 2018.
Multiple intense storms are moving across the Atlantic and the Pacific, with millions of people in their paths.
Disasters like this one have been found to disproportionately affect low-income people and people of color.
Seagulls search for food near a sewage discharge area next to piles of plastic bottles washed away by the water on the seaside of Ouzai, south of Beirut, on July 19th, 2018.