World Press Photo winners 2022 – in pictures

Local firefighting volunteers take a break for food in Magaras, central Sakha, Siberia, in July 2021.Sakha, also known as Yakutia, which extends over more than 3m sq km in the far north-east of the Russian Federation, experienced devastating wildfires, severe smoke pollution, and melting of its permafrost in 2021. By mid-August, more than 17m hectares had been ravaged by fire, according to Greenpeace Russia – larger than the areas burned by fires in Greece, Turkey, Italy, the US and Canada combined