The following photo lineup offers a quick peek of humanitarian photographs of events which had an enormous global impact. In 2016, we chose three major crises around the world. They were all related to war. This year we chose pictures that were related to war or a natural disaster. Just as in 2016, these events had a huge impact on millions of people in 2017.Important Humanitarian PicturesThe year 2017 was dominated by major disasters around the world. The war in Syria continued causing refugees to flee to Europe to seek a better future. Much humanitarian aid and disaster relief were needed in conflict areas as well as areas that were hit by natural disasters, such as Yemen, Haiti, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Myanmar, and Syria.