Somalia famine

The 2011 Somali famine killed an estimated 260,000 people, half of them

age 5 and under, according to a new report

that more than doubles previous death toll estimates. (April 29/AP)

FILE - In this Saturday Aug. 6, 2011 file photo, the shrouded body of 12-month-old Liin Muhumed Surow, who died of malnutrition 25 days after reaching the camp according to her father Mumumed, lies before burial at UNHCR's Ifo Extension camp, near Dadaab in Kenya close to the Somali border. Officials in East Africa say a report to be released this week by two U.S. government-funded famine and food agencies gives the highest death toll yet from Somalia's 2011 famine, estimating that 260,000 people died - more than double previous estimates. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)
FILE - In this Saturday Aug. 6, 2011 file photo, the shrouded body of 12-month-old Liin Muhumed Surow, who died of malnutrition 25 days after reaching the camp according to her father Mumumed, lies before burial at UNHCR's Ifo Extension camp, near Dadaab in Kenya close to the Somali border. Officials in East Africa say a report to be released this week by two U.S. government-funded famine and food agencies gives the highest death toll yet from Somalia's 2011 famine, estimating that 260,000 people died - more than double previous estimates. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)
FILE - In this Saturday Aug. 6, 2011 file photo, the shrouded body of 12-month-old Liin Muhumed Surow, who died of malnutrition 25 days after reaching the camp according to her father Mumumed, lies before burial at UNHCR's Ifo Extension camp, near Dadaab in Kenya close to the Somali border. Officials in East Africa say a report to be released this week by two U.S. government-funded famine and food agencies gives the highest death toll yet from Somalia's 2011 famine, estimating that 260,000 people died - more than double previous estimates. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)
A man walks past the carcass of sheep that died from the El Nino-related drought in Marodijeex town of southern Hargeysa, in northern Somalia's semi-autonomous Somaliland region, April 7, 2016. REUTERS/Feisal Omar/File Photo
A man walks past the carcass of sheep that died from the El Nino-related drought in Marodijeex town of southern Hargeysa, in northern Somalia's semi-autonomous Somaliland region
A man walks past the carcass of sheep that died from the El Nino-related drought in Marodijeex town of southern Hargeysa, in northern Somalia's semi-autonomous Somaliland region, April 7, 2016. REUTERS/Feisal Omar/File Photo
<p>Having fled drought and civil war in their native Somalia, life for Kenya's Dadaab camp refugees is as precarious as ever.</p>
Uncertainty is a way of life in Kenya's Dadaab camp

Having fled drought and civil war in their native Somalia, life for Kenya's Dadaab camp refugees is as precarious as ever.

<p>Having fled drought and civil war in their native Somalia, life for Kenya's Dadaab camp refugees is as precarious as ever.</p>
Uncertainty is a way of life in Kenya's Dadaab camp

Having fled drought and civil war in their native Somalia, life for Kenya's Dadaab camp refugees is as precarious as ever.

<p>Having fled drought and civil war in their native Somalia, life for Kenya's Dadaab camp refugees is as precarious as ever.</p>
Uncertainty is a way of life in Kenya's Dadaab camp

Having fled drought and civil war in their native Somalia, life for Kenya's Dadaab camp refugees is as precarious as ever.

Zeinab, 14, (C) washes dishes as her mother Abdir Hussein gestures and her nephews play at a camp for internally displaced people from drought hit areas in Dollow, Somalia April 3, 2017. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
The Wider Image: A daughter's freedom weighed against her siblings' lives
Zeinab, 14, (C) washes dishes as her mother Abdir Hussein gestures and her nephews play at a camp for internally displaced people from drought hit areas in Dollow, Somalia April 3, 2017. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
<p>MAR. 15, 2017 – A malnourished child is processed by an aid worker for a UNICEF- funded health programme catering to children displaced by drought, at a facility in Baidoa town, the capital of Bay region of south-western Somalia where the spread of cholera has claimed tens of lives of IDP’s compounding the impact of drought.<br> The United Nations is warning of an unprecedented global crisis with famine already gripping parts of South Sudan and looming over Nigeria, Yemen and Somalia, threatening the lives of 20 million people. For Somalis, the memory of the 2011 famine which left a quarter of a million people dead is still fresh. (Photo: Tony KarumbaAFP/Getty Images) </p>
Famine in Somalia

MAR. 15, 2017 – A malnourished child is processed by an aid worker for a UNICEF- funded health programme catering to children displaced by drought, at a facility in Baidoa town, the capital of Bay region of south-western Somalia where the spread of cholera has claimed tens of lives of IDP’s compounding the impact of drought.
The United Nations is warning of an unprecedented global crisis with famine already gripping parts of South Sudan and looming over Nigeria, Yemen and Somalia, threatening the lives of 20 million people. For Somalis, the memory of the 2011 famine which left a quarter of a million people dead is still fresh. (Photo: Tony KarumbaAFP/Getty Images)

<p>MAR. 15, 2017 – A malnourished child is processed by an aid worker for a UNICEF- funded health programme catering to children displaced by drought, at a facility in Baidoa town, the capital of Bay region of south-western Somalia where the spread of cholera has claimed tens of lives of IDP’s compounding the impact of drought.<br> The United Nations is warning of an unprecedented global crisis with famine already gripping parts of South Sudan and looming over Nigeria, Yemen and Somalia, threatening the lives of 20 million people. For Somalis, the memory of the 2011 famine which left a quarter of a million people dead is still fresh. (Photo: Tony KarumbaAFP/Getty Images) </p>
Famine in Somalia

MAR. 15, 2017 – A malnourished child is processed by an aid worker for a UNICEF- funded health programme catering to children displaced by drought, at a facility in Baidoa town, the capital of Bay region of south-western Somalia where the spread of cholera has claimed tens of lives of IDP’s compounding the impact of drought.
The United Nations is warning of an unprecedented global crisis with famine already gripping parts of South Sudan and looming over Nigeria, Yemen and Somalia, threatening the lives of 20 million people. For Somalis, the memory of the 2011 famine which left a quarter of a million people dead is still fresh. (Photo: Tony KarumbaAFP/Getty Images)

Zeinab, 14, sits as she holds her nephew at a camp for internally displaced people from drought hit areas in Dollow, Somalia April 4, 2017. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
The Wider Image: A daughter's freedom weighed against her siblings' lives
Zeinab, 14, sits as she holds her nephew at a camp for internally displaced people from drought hit areas in Dollow, Somalia April 4, 2017. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
Zeinab, 14, applies her makeup before heading to school inside her shelter at a camp for internally displaced people from drought-hit areas in Dollow, Somalia April 4, 2017. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
The Wider Image: A daughter's freedom weighed against her siblings' lives
Zeinab, 14, applies her makeup before heading to school inside her shelter at a camp for internally displaced people from drought-hit areas in Dollow, Somalia April 4, 2017. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
Internally displaced women from drought hit area, carry their jerry cans filled with water as they walk toward their shelter at a makeshift settlement in Dollow, Somalia April 5, 2017. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
Internally displaced women from drought hit area, carry their jerry cans filled with water as they walk toward their shelter at a makeshift settlement in Dollow, Somalia
Internally displaced women from drought hit area, carry their jerry cans filled with water as they walk toward their shelter at a makeshift settlement in Dollow, Somalia April 5, 2017. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
Internally displaced women from drought hit area, carry their jerry cans filled with water as they walk toward their shelter at a makeshift settlement in Dollow, Somalia April 5, 2017. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
Internally displaced women from drought hit area, carry their jerry cans filled with water as they walk toward their shelter at a makeshift settlement in Dollow, Somalia
Internally displaced women from drought hit area, carry their jerry cans filled with water as they walk toward their shelter at a makeshift settlement in Dollow, Somalia April 5, 2017. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
Zeinab's sister Habiba, 29, sits with her children beside their shelter at a camp for internally displaced people from drought hit areas in Dollow, Somalia April 2, 2017. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
The Wider Image: A daughter's freedom weighed against her siblings' lives
Zeinab's sister Habiba, 29, sits with her children beside their shelter at a camp for internally displaced people from drought hit areas in Dollow, Somalia April 2, 2017. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
An internally displaced woman from drought hit area reacts after she complains about the lack of food at makeshift settlement area in Dollow, Somalia April 4, 2017. REUTERS/ Zohra Bensemra
An internally displaced woman from drought hit area reacts after she complains about the lack of food at makeshift settlement area in Dollow, Somalia
An internally displaced woman from drought hit area reacts after she complains about the lack of food at makeshift settlement area in Dollow, Somalia April 4, 2017. REUTERS/ Zohra Bensemra
FILE - In this March 11, 2017, file photo, acutely malnourished child Sacdiyo Mohamed, 9 months old, is treated at the Banadir Hospital after her mother Halima Hassan Mohamed fled the drought in southern Somalia and traveled by car to the capital Mogadishu, in Somalia. Eight of the largest U.S.-based aid groups are joining together in a new campaign to address what the United Nations calls the world's largest humanitarian crisis in more than 70 years. More than 20 million people are at risk of famine in nine African nations and Yemen. (AP Photo/Mohamed Sheikh Nor, File)
FILE - In this March 11, 2017, file photo, acutely malnourished child Sacdiyo Mohamed, 9 months old, is treated at the Banadir Hospital after her mother Halima Hassan Mohamed fled the drought in southern Somalia and traveled by car to the capital Mogadishu, in Somalia. Eight of the largest U.S.-based aid groups are joining together in a new campaign to address what the United Nations calls the world's largest humanitarian crisis in more than 70 years. More than 20 million people are at risk of famine in nine African nations and Yemen. (AP Photo/Mohamed Sheikh Nor, File)
FILE - In this March 11, 2017, file photo, acutely malnourished child Sacdiyo Mohamed, 9 months old, is treated at the Banadir Hospital after her mother Halima Hassan Mohamed fled the drought in southern Somalia and traveled by car to the capital Mogadishu, in Somalia. Eight of the largest U.S.-based aid groups are joining together in a new campaign to address what the United Nations calls the world's largest humanitarian crisis in more than 70 years. More than 20 million people are at risk of famine in nine African nations and Yemen. (AP Photo/Mohamed Sheikh Nor, File)
FILE- In this Wednesday, March 8, 2017 file photo, the carcass of a dead goat lies in the desert in a drought-stricken area near Bandar Beyla, Somalia. Six months into office, the Trump administration's policy toward Africa, a continent home to 1.2 billion people, has been left to drift, observers say. They cite key diplomatic posts that remain vacant and a lack of strategic thinking on multiple crises, including extremist threats in Somalia and Nigeria and civil war in South Sudan. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
FILE- In this Wednesday, March 8, 2017 file photo, the carcass of a dead goat lies in the desert in a drought-stricken area near Bandar Beyla, Somalia. Six months into office, the Trump administration's policy toward Africa, a continent home to 1.2 billion people, has been left to drift, observers say. They cite key diplomatic posts that remain vacant and a lack of strategic thinking on multiple crises, including extremist threats in Somalia and Nigeria and civil war in South Sudan. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
FILE- In this Wednesday, March 8, 2017 file photo, the carcass of a dead goat lies in the desert in a drought-stricken area near Bandar Beyla, Somalia. Six months into office, the Trump administration's policy toward Africa, a continent home to 1.2 billion people, has been left to drift, observers say. They cite key diplomatic posts that remain vacant and a lack of strategic thinking on multiple crises, including extremist threats in Somalia and Nigeria and civil war in South Sudan. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
<p>An elderly woman begs for food at an Internally Displaced Persons camp on the outskirts of Dinsor, Somalia, March 8, 2017. Somalia is in the grip of an intense drought, induced by consecutive seasons of poor rainfall. The country is on the brink of a famine, just six years after another famine led to the loss of a quarter of a million lives. In the worst-affected areas, inadequate rainfall and lack of water have wiped out crops and killed livestock, leaving half the population (6.2 million people) in need of humanitarian assistance. Nearly 3 million of these people cannot meet their daily food requirements. Over a quarter of a million people fled their homes between November 2016 and the end of February 2017. More than 11,000 cases of acute watery diarrhea (AWD)/cholera have been reported, including 268 related deaths, as drought conditions worsen across the country. (Photo: Giles Clarke/Getty Images) </p>
IDP camp near Dinsor, Somalia

An elderly woman begs for food at an Internally Displaced Persons camp on the outskirts of Dinsor, Somalia, March 8, 2017. Somalia is in the grip of an intense drought, induced by consecutive seasons of poor rainfall. The country is on the brink of a famine, just six years after another famine led to the loss of a quarter of a million lives. In the worst-affected areas, inadequate rainfall and lack of water have wiped out crops and killed livestock, leaving half the population (6.2 million people) in need of humanitarian assistance. Nearly 3 million of these people cannot meet their daily food requirements. Over a quarter of a million people fled their homes between November 2016 and the end of February 2017. More than 11,000 cases of acute watery diarrhea (AWD)/cholera have been reported, including 268 related deaths, as drought conditions worsen across the country. (Photo: Giles Clarke/Getty Images)

<p>An acute malnourished child is measured the arm perimeter by a UNICEF staff inside the Internally Displaced Persons camp in Doolow, a border town with Ethiopia, in Somalia, on March 20, 2017. One out of seven Somali children dies before its fifth birthday, and acute malnutrition weakens the immune system, which makes affected children more susceptible to disease such as measles, a UN spokesman told reporters earlier this month. In Somalia, drought conditions are threatening an already fragile population battered by decades of conflict. Almost half the population are facing acute food insecurity and in need of humanitarian assistance. Some 185,000 children are expected to suffer from severe acute malnutrition this year, and the figure may rise to 270,000 in the next few months, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said in February. (Photo: Xinhua/Sun Ruibo via Getty Images) </p>
IDP camp in Doolow, Somalia

An acute malnourished child is measured the arm perimeter by a UNICEF staff inside the Internally Displaced Persons camp in Doolow, a border town with Ethiopia, in Somalia, on March 20, 2017. One out of seven Somali children dies before its fifth birthday, and acute malnutrition weakens the immune system, which makes affected children more susceptible to disease such as measles, a UN spokesman told reporters earlier this month. In Somalia, drought conditions are threatening an already fragile population battered by decades of conflict. Almost half the population are facing acute food insecurity and in need of humanitarian assistance. Some 185,000 children are expected to suffer from severe acute malnutrition this year, and the figure may rise to 270,000 in the next few months, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said in February. (Photo: Xinhua/Sun Ruibo via Getty Images)

The airstrike comes after at least 14 people, most of them civilians, were killed Friday as soldiers clashed over food aid in drought-ravaged Somalia's southwestern city of Baidoa.
US airstrike kills 8 Islamic extremists in Somalia
The airstrike comes after at least 14 people, most of them civilians, were killed Friday as soldiers clashed over food aid in drought-ravaged Somalia's southwestern city of Baidoa.
The airstrike comes after at least 14 people, most of them civilians, were killed Friday as soldiers clashed over food aid in drought-ravaged Somalia's southwestern city of Baidoa.
US airstrike kills 8 Islamic extremists in Somalia
The airstrike comes after at least 14 people, most of them civilians, were killed Friday as soldiers clashed over food aid in drought-ravaged Somalia's southwestern city of Baidoa.
The airstrike comes after at least 14 people, most of them civilians, were killed Friday as soldiers clashed over food aid in drought-ravaged Somalia's southwestern city of Baidoa.
US airstrike kills 8 Islamic extremists in Somalia
The airstrike comes after at least 14 people, most of them civilians, were killed Friday as soldiers clashed over food aid in drought-ravaged Somalia's southwestern city of Baidoa.
The airstrike comes after at least 14 people, most of them civilians, were killed Friday as soldiers clashed over food aid in drought-ravaged Somalia's southwestern city of Baidoa.
US airstrike kills 8 Islamic extremists in Somalia
The airstrike comes after at least 14 people, most of them civilians, were killed Friday as soldiers clashed over food aid in drought-ravaged Somalia's southwestern city of Baidoa.
In this photo of Friday June 9, 2017, Ader Ali Yusuf, center, a mother of 12 who was displaced from her village due to the ongoing drought in Ethiopia, sits among a group of women as an international delegation visits the Warder town of Ethiopia's drought stricken area near the border with Somalia. Ethiopia's government is warning it will run out of emergency food aid starting next month as the number of drought victims in the East African country has reached 7.8 million. (AP Photo/Elias Meseret )
In this photo of Friday June 9, 2017, Ader Ali Yusuf, center, a mother of 12 who was displaced from her village due to the ongoing drought in Ethiopia, sits among a group of women as an international delegation visits the Warder town of Ethiopia's drought stricken area near the border with Somalia. Ethiopia's government is warning it will run out of emergency food aid starting next month as the number of drought victims in the East African country has reached 7.8 million. (AP Photo/Elias Meseret )
In this photo of Friday June 9, 2017, Ader Ali Yusuf, center, a mother of 12 who was displaced from her village due to the ongoing drought in Ethiopia, sits among a group of women as an international delegation visits the Warder town of Ethiopia's drought stricken area near the border with Somalia. Ethiopia's government is warning it will run out of emergency food aid starting next month as the number of drought victims in the East African country has reached 7.8 million. (AP Photo/Elias Meseret )
FILE - In this Saturday, March 25, 2017 file photo, a Somali policeman provides security as displaced Somalis gather outside their makeshift shelters at a camp in Baidoa, Somalia. At least 14 people, most of them civilians, were killed Friday, June 9, 2017 as soldiers clashed over food aid in drought-ravaged Somalia's southwestern city of Baidoa, where tens of thousands of people have streamed in seeking assistance. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh, file)
FILE - In this Saturday, March 25, 2017 file photo, a Somali policeman provides security as displaced Somalis gather outside their makeshift shelters at a camp in Baidoa, Somalia. At least 14 people, most of them civilians, were killed Friday, June 9, 2017 as soldiers clashed over food aid in drought-ravaged Somalia's southwestern city of Baidoa, where tens of thousands of people have streamed in seeking assistance. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh, file)
FILE - In this Saturday, March 25, 2017 file photo, a Somali policeman provides security as displaced Somalis gather outside their makeshift shelters at a camp in Baidoa, Somalia. At least 14 people, most of them civilians, were killed Friday, June 9, 2017 as soldiers clashed over food aid in drought-ravaged Somalia's southwestern city of Baidoa, where tens of thousands of people have streamed in seeking assistance. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh, file)
Zeinab's English teacher Abdiweli Mohammed Hersi teaches children at the school near a camp for internally displaced people from drought hit areas in Dollow, Somalia April 3, 2017. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
The Wider Image: A daughter's freedom weighed against her siblings' lives
Zeinab's English teacher Abdiweli Mohammed Hersi teaches children at the school near a camp for internally displaced people from drought hit areas in Dollow, Somalia April 3, 2017. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
More than 377,000 were uprooted in the first three months of 2017, taking the number of those internally displaced by conflict and drought in Somalia to more than a million (AFP Photo/)
More than 377,000 were uprooted in the first three months of 2017, taking the number of those internally displaced by conflict and drought in Somalia to more than a million
More than 377,000 were uprooted in the first three months of 2017, taking the number of those internally displaced by conflict and drought in Somalia to more than a million (AFP Photo/)
The GroundTruth Project, in collaboration with ABC News, takes an in-depth look at the human toll of climate change in Somalia.
Climate for conflict: Fighting to survive in Somalia plagued by drought
The GroundTruth Project, in collaboration with ABC News, takes an in-depth look at the human toll of climate change in Somalia.
The GroundTruth Project, in collaboration with ABC News, takes an in-depth look at the human toll of climate change in Somalia.
Climate for conflict: Fighting to survive in Somalia plagued by drought
The GroundTruth Project, in collaboration with ABC News, takes an in-depth look at the human toll of climate change in Somalia.
The GroundTruth Project, in collaboration with ABC News, takes an in-depth look at the human toll of climate change in Somalia.
Climate for conflict: Fighting to survive in Somalia plagued by drought
The GroundTruth Project, in collaboration with ABC News, takes an in-depth look at the human toll of climate change in Somalia.
The GroundTruth Project, in collaboration with ABC News, takes an in-depth look at the human toll of climate change in Somalia.
Climate for conflict: Fighting to survive in Somalia plagued by drought
The GroundTruth Project, in collaboration with ABC News, takes an in-depth look at the human toll of climate change in Somalia.
Displaced Somalis queue to have their children examined during a visit by World Food Program (WFP) Executive Director David Beasley to a nutrition and health center in Dolow, Somalia, Saturday, May 27, 2017. Earlier this month the U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for more support for the drought-stricken country, requesting another $900 million in aid this year, saying "Somalia now hangs in the balance between peril and potential". (Karel Prinsloo/WFP via AP)
Displaced Somalis queue to have their children examined during a visit by World Food Program (WFP) Executive Director David Beasley to a nutrition and health center in Dolow, Somalia, Saturday, May 27, 2017. Earlier this month the U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for more support for the drought-stricken country, requesting another $900 million in aid this year, saying "Somalia now hangs in the balance between peril and potential". (Karel Prinsloo/WFP via AP)
Displaced Somalis queue to have their children examined during a visit by World Food Program (WFP) Executive Director David Beasley to a nutrition and health center in Dolow, Somalia, Saturday, May 27, 2017. Earlier this month the U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for more support for the drought-stricken country, requesting another $900 million in aid this year, saying "Somalia now hangs in the balance between peril and potential". (Karel Prinsloo/WFP via AP)
World Food Program (WFP) Executive Director David Beasley looks at a child being weighed during a visit to a nutrition and health center in Dolow, Somalia, Saturday, May 27, 2017. Earlier this month the U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for more support for the drought-stricken country, requesting another $900 million in aid this year, saying "Somalia now hangs in the balance between peril and potential". (Karel Prinsloo/WFP via AP)
World Food Program (WFP) Executive Director David Beasley looks at a child being weighed during a visit to a nutrition and health center in Dolow, Somalia, Saturday, May 27, 2017. Earlier this month the U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for more support for the drought-stricken country, requesting another $900 million in aid this year, saying "Somalia now hangs in the balance between peril and potential". (Karel Prinsloo/WFP via AP)
World Food Program (WFP) Executive Director David Beasley looks at a child being weighed during a visit to a nutrition and health center in Dolow, Somalia, Saturday, May 27, 2017. Earlier this month the U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for more support for the drought-stricken country, requesting another $900 million in aid this year, saying "Somalia now hangs in the balance between peril and potential". (Karel Prinsloo/WFP via AP)
Father Ali Madey holds his malnourished child Mohamed Ali, 5, in their camp for the displaced on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia , Thursday, May 25, 2017. Earlier this month the U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for more support for the drought-stricken country, requesting another $900 million in aid this year, saying "Somalia now hangs in the balance between peril and potential". (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
Father Ali Madey holds his malnourished child Mohamed Ali, 5, in their camp for the displaced on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia , Thursday, May 25, 2017. Earlier this month the U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for more support for the drought-stricken country, requesting another $900 million in aid this year, saying "Somalia now hangs in the balance between peril and potential". (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
Father Ali Madey holds his malnourished child Mohamed Ali, 5, in their camp for the displaced on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia , Thursday, May 25, 2017. Earlier this month the U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for more support for the drought-stricken country, requesting another $900 million in aid this year, saying "Somalia now hangs in the balance between peril and potential". (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
Malnourished and displaced Somali children sit in a tent in their camp on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia Thursday, May 25, 2017. Earlier this month the U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for more support for the drought-stricken country, requesting another $900 million in aid this year, saying "Somalia now hangs in the balance between peril and potential". (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
Malnourished and displaced Somali children sit in a tent in their camp on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia Thursday, May 25, 2017. Earlier this month the U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for more support for the drought-stricken country, requesting another $900 million in aid this year, saying "Somalia now hangs in the balance between peril and potential". (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
Malnourished and displaced Somali children sit in a tent in their camp on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia Thursday, May 25, 2017. Earlier this month the U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for more support for the drought-stricken country, requesting another $900 million in aid this year, saying "Somalia now hangs in the balance between peril and potential". (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
<p>Somalia's worsening drought has doubled the number of children admitted to ICRC nutritional centres since last year, according to ICRC officials. The Baidoa centre is one of the few places where malnourished children can get life-saving treatment in south and central Somalia.</p>
Somalia drought doubles number of children at aid centres: ICRC

Somalia's worsening drought has doubled the number of children admitted to ICRC nutritional centres since last year, according to ICRC officials. The Baidoa centre is one of the few places where malnourished children can get life-saving treatment in south and central Somalia.

<p>Somalia's worsening drought has doubled the number of children admitted to ICRC nutritional centres since last year, according to ICRC officials. The Baidoa centre is one of the few places where malnourished children can get life-saving treatment in south and central Somalia.</p>
Somalia drought doubles number of children at aid centres: ICRC

Somalia's worsening drought has doubled the number of children admitted to ICRC nutritional centres since last year, according to ICRC officials. The Baidoa centre is one of the few places where malnourished children can get life-saving treatment in south and central Somalia.

Father Ali Madey holds his malnourished child Mohamed Ali, 5, in their camp for the displaced on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia , Thursday, May 25, 2017. Earlier this month the U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for more support for the drought-stricken country, requesting another $900 million in aid this year, saying "Somalia now hangs in the balance between peril and potential". (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
Father Ali Madey holds his malnourished child Mohamed Ali, 5, in their camp for the displaced on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia , Thursday, May 25, 2017. Earlier this month the U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for more support for the drought-stricken country, requesting another $900 million in aid this year, saying "Somalia now hangs in the balance between peril and potential". (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
Father Ali Madey holds his malnourished child Mohamed Ali, 5, in their camp for the displaced on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia , Thursday, May 25, 2017. Earlier this month the U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for more support for the drought-stricken country, requesting another $900 million in aid this year, saying "Somalia now hangs in the balance between peril and potential". (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
Malnourished and displaced Somali children sit in a tent in their camp on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia Thursday, May 25, 2017. Earlier this month the U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for more support for the drought-stricken country, requesting another $900 million in aid this year, saying "Somalia now hangs in the balance between peril and potential". (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
Malnourished and displaced Somali children sit in a tent in their camp on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia Thursday, May 25, 2017. Earlier this month the U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for more support for the drought-stricken country, requesting another $900 million in aid this year, saying "Somalia now hangs in the balance between peril and potential". (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
Malnourished and displaced Somali children sit in a tent in their camp on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia Thursday, May 25, 2017. Earlier this month the U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for more support for the drought-stricken country, requesting another $900 million in aid this year, saying "Somalia now hangs in the balance between peril and potential". (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
<p>Somalia's worsening drought has doubled the number of children admitted to ICRC nutritional centres since last year, according to ICRC officials. The Baidoa centre is one of the few places where malnourished children can get life-saving treatment in south and central Somalia.</p>
Somalia drought doubles number of children at aid centres: ICRC

Somalia's worsening drought has doubled the number of children admitted to ICRC nutritional centres since last year, according to ICRC officials. The Baidoa centre is one of the few places where malnourished children can get life-saving treatment in south and central Somalia.

<p>Somalia's worsening drought has doubled the number of children admitted to ICRC nutritional centres since last year, according to ICRC officials. The Baidoa centre is one of the few places where malnourished children can get life-saving treatment in south and central Somalia.</p>
Somalia drought doubles number of children at aid centres: ICRC

Somalia's worsening drought has doubled the number of children admitted to ICRC nutritional centres since last year, according to ICRC officials. The Baidoa centre is one of the few places where malnourished children can get life-saving treatment in south and central Somalia.

<p>Somalia's worsening drought has doubled the number of children admitted to ICRC nutritional centres since last year, according to ICRC officials. The Baidoa centre is one of the few places where malnourished children can get life-saving treatment in south and central Somalia.</p>
Somalia drought doubles number of children at aid centres: ICRC

Somalia's worsening drought has doubled the number of children admitted to ICRC nutritional centres since last year, according to ICRC officials. The Baidoa centre is one of the few places where malnourished children can get life-saving treatment in south and central Somalia.

FILE PHOTO: An internally displaced Somali child who fled from drought stricken regions receives treatment inside a hospital ward for diarrhea patients in Baidoa, west of Mogadishu, Somalia March 26, 2017. REUTERS/Feisal Omar /File photo
FILE PHOTO: An internally displaced Somali child who fled from drought stricken regions receives treatment inside a hospital ward for diarrhea patients in Baidoa, west of Mogadishu
FILE PHOTO: An internally displaced Somali child who fled from drought stricken regions receives treatment inside a hospital ward for diarrhea patients in Baidoa, west of Mogadishu, Somalia March 26, 2017. REUTERS/Feisal Omar /File photo
FILE PHOTO: A Somali internally displaced man from drought-hit area sits with his children as he waits for help in Dollow, Somalia April 3, 2017. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra/File photo
FILE PHOTO: A Somali internally displaced man from drought-hit area sits with his children as he waits for help in Dollow
FILE PHOTO: A Somali internally displaced man from drought-hit area sits with his children as he waits for help in Dollow, Somalia April 3, 2017. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra/File photo
FILE PHOTO: An internally displaced Somali child who fled from drought stricken regions receives treatment inside a hospital ward for diarrhea patients in Baidoa, west of Mogadishu, Somalia March 26, 2017. REUTERS/Feisal Omar /File photo
FILE PHOTO: An internally displaced Somali child who fled from drought stricken regions receives treatment inside a hospital ward for diarrhea patients in Baidoa, west of Mogadishu
FILE PHOTO: An internally displaced Somali child who fled from drought stricken regions receives treatment inside a hospital ward for diarrhea patients in Baidoa, west of Mogadishu, Somalia March 26, 2017. REUTERS/Feisal Omar /File photo
FILE PHOTO: A Somali internally displaced man from drought-hit area sits with his children as he waits for help in Dollow, Somalia April 3, 2017. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra/File photo
FILE PHOTO: A Somali internally displaced man from drought-hit area sits with his children as he waits for help in Dollow
FILE PHOTO: A Somali internally displaced man from drought-hit area sits with his children as he waits for help in Dollow, Somalia April 3, 2017. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra/File photo
Britain's Defence Secretary Michael Fallon, background, listens during the London Somalia Conference, held at Lancaster House, in London, Thursday, May 11, 2017. British Prime Minster Theresa Mayand U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Thursday for more support for drought-stricken Somalia, with the U.N. chief requesting another $900 million in aid this year. (Jack Hill/Pool Photo via AP)
Britain's Defence Secretary Michael Fallon, background, listens during the London Somalia Conference, held at Lancaster House, in London, Thursday, May 11, 2017. British Prime Minster Theresa Mayand U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Thursday for more support for drought-stricken Somalia, with the U.N. chief requesting another $900 million in aid this year. (Jack Hill/Pool Photo via AP)
Britain's Defence Secretary Michael Fallon, background, listens during the London Somalia Conference, held at Lancaster House, in London, Thursday, May 11, 2017. British Prime Minster Theresa Mayand U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Thursday for more support for drought-stricken Somalia, with the U.N. chief requesting another $900 million in aid this year. (Jack Hill/Pool Photo via AP)
A general view of participants of the London Somalia Conference, held at Lancaster House, in London, Thursday, May 11, 2017. British Prime Minster Theresa May and U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Thursday for more support for drought-stricken Somalia, with the U.N. chief requesting another $900 million in aid this year. (Jack Hill/Pool Photo via AP)
A general view of participants of the London Somalia Conference, held at Lancaster House, in London, Thursday, May 11, 2017. British Prime Minster Theresa May and U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Thursday for more support for drought-stricken Somalia, with the U.N. chief requesting another $900 million in aid this year. (Jack Hill/Pool Photo via AP)
A general view of participants of the London Somalia Conference, held at Lancaster House, in London, Thursday, May 11, 2017. British Prime Minster Theresa May and U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Thursday for more support for drought-stricken Somalia, with the U.N. chief requesting another $900 million in aid this year. (Jack Hill/Pool Photo via AP)
British Prime Minster Theresa May listens, during the London Somalia Conference, held at Lancaster House, in London, Thursday, May 11, 2017. May and U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Thursday for more support for drought-stricken Somalia, with the U.N. chief requesting another $900 million in aid this year. (Jack Hill/Pool Photo via AP)
British Prime Minster Theresa May listens, during the London Somalia Conference, held at Lancaster House, in London, Thursday, May 11, 2017. May and U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Thursday for more support for drought-stricken Somalia, with the U.N. chief requesting another $900 million in aid this year. (Jack Hill/Pool Photo via AP)
British Prime Minster Theresa May listens, during the London Somalia Conference, held at Lancaster House, in London, Thursday, May 11, 2017. May and U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Thursday for more support for drought-stricken Somalia, with the U.N. chief requesting another $900 million in aid this year. (Jack Hill/Pool Photo via AP)
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres speaks during a press conference after the 2017 Somalia Conference at Lancaster House in London, Thursday, May 11, 2017. The Somalia Conference is aimed at improving stability and prosperity in Somalia and boosting the humanitarian response to the drought. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres speaks during a press conference after the 2017 Somalia Conference at Lancaster House in London, Thursday, May 11, 2017. The Somalia Conference is aimed at improving stability and prosperity in Somalia and boosting the humanitarian response to the drought. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres speaks during a press conference after the 2017 Somalia Conference at Lancaster House in London, Thursday, May 11, 2017. The Somalia Conference is aimed at improving stability and prosperity in Somalia and boosting the humanitarian response to the drought. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
British Prime Minster Theresa May listens during the London Somalia Conference, held at Lancaster House, in London, Thursday, May 11, 2017. May and U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Thursday for more support for drought-stricken Somalia, with the U.N. chief requesting another $900 million in aid this year. (Jack Hill/Pool Photo via AP)
British Prime Minster Theresa May listens during the London Somalia Conference, held at Lancaster House, in London, Thursday, May 11, 2017. May and U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Thursday for more support for drought-stricken Somalia, with the U.N. chief requesting another $900 million in aid this year. (Jack Hill/Pool Photo via AP)
British Prime Minster Theresa May listens during the London Somalia Conference, held at Lancaster House, in London, Thursday, May 11, 2017. May and U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Thursday for more support for drought-stricken Somalia, with the U.N. chief requesting another $900 million in aid this year. (Jack Hill/Pool Photo via AP)
British Prime Minster Theresa May listens during the London Somalia Conference, held at Lancaster House, in London, Thursday, May 11, 2017. May and U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Thursday for more support for drought-stricken Somalia, with the U.N. chief requesting another $900 million in aid this year. (Jack Hill/Pool Photo via AP)
British Prime Minster Theresa May listens during the London Somalia Conference, held at Lancaster House, in London, Thursday, May 11, 2017. May and U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Thursday for more support for drought-stricken Somalia, with the U.N. chief requesting another $900 million in aid this year. (Jack Hill/Pool Photo via AP)
British Prime Minster Theresa May listens during the London Somalia Conference, held at Lancaster House, in London, Thursday, May 11, 2017. May and U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Thursday for more support for drought-stricken Somalia, with the U.N. chief requesting another $900 million in aid this year. (Jack Hill/Pool Photo via AP)
Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson gestures, during the London Somalia Conference, held at Lancaster House, in London, Thursday, May 11, 2017. British Prime Minster Theresa May and U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Thursday for more support for drought-stricken Somalia, with the U.N. chief requesting another $900 million in aid this year. (Jack Hill/Pool Photo via AP)
Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson gestures, during the London Somalia Conference, held at Lancaster House, in London, Thursday, May 11, 2017. British Prime Minster Theresa May and U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Thursday for more support for drought-stricken Somalia, with the U.N. chief requesting another $900 million in aid this year. (Jack Hill/Pool Photo via AP)
Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson gestures, during the London Somalia Conference, held at Lancaster House, in London, Thursday, May 11, 2017. British Prime Minster Theresa May and U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Thursday for more support for drought-stricken Somalia, with the U.N. chief requesting another $900 million in aid this year. (Jack Hill/Pool Photo via AP)
Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, left, listens during a National Security session at the 2017 Somalia Conference in London, Thursday, May 11, 2017. The Somalia Conference is aimed at improving stability and prosperity in Somalia and boosting the humanitarian response to the drought. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, left, listens during a National Security session at the 2017 Somalia Conference in London, Thursday, May 11, 2017. The Somalia Conference is aimed at improving stability and prosperity in Somalia and boosting the humanitarian response to the drought. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, left, listens during a National Security session at the 2017 Somalia Conference in London, Thursday, May 11, 2017. The Somalia Conference is aimed at improving stability and prosperity in Somalia and boosting the humanitarian response to the drought. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson listens to a translation during a press conference after the 2017 Somalia Conference at Lancaster House in London, Thursday, May 11, 2017. The Somalia Conference is aimed at improving stability and prosperity in Somalia and boosting the humanitarian response to the drought. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson listens to a translation during a press conference after the 2017 Somalia Conference at Lancaster House in London, Thursday, May 11, 2017. The Somalia Conference is aimed at improving stability and prosperity in Somalia and boosting the humanitarian response to the drought. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson listens to a translation during a press conference after the 2017 Somalia Conference at Lancaster House in London, Thursday, May 11, 2017. The Somalia Conference is aimed at improving stability and prosperity in Somalia and boosting the humanitarian response to the drought. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
FILE - In this March 30, 2017 file photo, Somalis displaced by a drought arrive at makeshift camps on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia. Britain is hosting a high-level conference on Thursday, May 11, 2017, to address the threat of famine in Somalia. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh, File)
FILE - In this March 30, 2017 file photo, Somalis displaced by a drought arrive at makeshift camps on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia. Britain is hosting a high-level conference on Thursday, May 11, 2017, to address the threat of famine in Somalia. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh, File)
FILE - In this March 30, 2017 file photo, Somalis displaced by a drought arrive at makeshift camps on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia. Britain is hosting a high-level conference on Thursday, May 11, 2017, to address the threat of famine in Somalia. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh, File)

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