Millions of people are affected by regular (almost yearly) drought caused by anthropogenic climate change creating famine and disease as a consequence.

Little aid is delivered and agencies on the ground begin to struggle without the necessary media coverage to spotlight problems of the displaced where 6 million people are faced with food insecurity.

Recovering from civil war, plagued by terrorism and regular droughts, year on year Somalia contends with more than one problem.

Increasing extreme weather patterns are diluting the availability of fertile soil causing widespread food shortages and an undetermined future. These photographs were taken as part of a NGO project.

For information regarding drought in Somalia and how to help visit the World Food Programme’s website for further data.