Somalia on the brink

A 13-year-old girl suffering from malnutrition at Muuri IDP Camp, Baidoa District. Photo: Peter Caton for Mercy Corps

Somalia is on the brink of famine due to severe drought and conflict.

More than 6 million people — half the population — are facing starvation.

We're on the ground meeting people's urgent needs while working to break the cycle of hunger, poverty and conflict.

Learn more about the hunger crisis in Somalia, Nigeria, South Sudan and Yemen ▸