Human faces of Somalia’s crisis

Somalia is currently experiencing a severe drought, resulting in crop failures and livestock die-offs that threaten the population with famine.

Long-running conflict between Al-Shabaab rebels and government troops backed by African Union troops has made it more difficult to distribute relief supplies in drought-struck areas.

Take a moment to better understand the human face of this crisis. These photos were taken by journalist Abdirizak Mohamud Tuuryare in one of the displaced camps in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu.