Somalia: searching for survival
15-08-2011 Photo gallery
The severe drought has compounded the longstanding humanitarian crisis in Somalia due to 20 years of armed conflict. Hundreds of thousands of people are displaced within Somalia in search of shelter and food. The majority live out in the open or in makeshift camps. This small collection of photos illustrates the extreme nature of the crisis and what the ICRC is doing to help the beleaguered population.