This aerial photo taken with a drone shows rescuers inspecting the damage at a village affected by the eruption of Mount Semeru in Sumberwuluh, Lumajang, East Java, Indonesia, Monday, Dec. 5, 2022. Improved weather conditions Monday allowed rescuers to resume evacuation efforts and a search for possible victims after the highest volcano on Indonesia's most densely populated island erupted, triggered by monsoon rains. (AP Photo/Trisnadi)
By The Associated Press
Dec. 2-8, 2022
This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in Asia and the Pacific.
The gallery was curated by AP photo editor Masayo Yoshida in Tokyo.