SOMALIA. Barawe. 2016: A woman suffering from Tuberculosis sits in a bed at the Barawe General Hospital. The hospital was looted by Al-Shabaab before they were driven out of the city, leaving the hospital with no supplies to care for patients. Barawe was a stronghold for the Al-Shabaab militant group in Somalia's southern coast, but were driven out by the Somali Government and AMISOM in 2014. Al-Shabaab continues to fight in the region with counter-insurgency tactics.
SOMALIA. Hargeisa. 2017: The dried landscape outside of Hargeisa, the capital of Somaliland, a self-declared state internationally recognised as an autonomous region of Somalia.
SOMALIA. Mogadishu. 2017: Members of Danab, a Somali special forces group trained by the U.S. military contractor Bancroft Global Management, wait prior to training in Mogadishu. Training was being delayed due to lack of funding for the soldier's weapons.
SOMALIA. Baidoa. 2017: Bashir Bille, 40, stands by the body of his son, Noor Bashir, 4, as men pray prior to his burial at the Mogor I Maanyi IDP camp in Baidoa. Noor died from complications from cholera which has plagued the camp. Noor was the third burial of the morning.
SOMALIA. Barawe. 2016: Ugandan soldiers in the 17th Battle Group of the African Union Mission in Somalia's (AMISOM) Forward Operating Base Barawe, work out in the base's gym.
SOMALIA. Borama. 2017: Faysa Hasan, 5, sits on the floor of emergency ward of Borama Regional Hospital in Somaliland, a self-declared state internationally recognised as an autonomous region of Somalia. Faysa was admitted to the hospital weighing only 11 kilograms after traveling from pastoral lands 17 kilometers away. Drought has particularly targeted pastoralists throughout the country, killing camels and livestock, leaving people with no source of income or food
SOMALIA. Mogadishu. 2017: Members of Danab, a Somali special forces group trained by the U.S. military contractor Bancroft Global Management, sit on a board on their training campground. Those marked were no longer training with the group.
SOMALIA. Mogadishu. 2016: Men bathe on a beach outside the Port of Mogadishu.
SOMALIA. Dhudo. 2017: People and livestock gather at a nearly dried up riverbed. Pastoralists travel up to 75 kilometers to get water, as it is one of the only sources left in the region.
SOMALIA. Cadow Yuurura. 2017: Haweeya Ahmed, 19, watches her son at her sister-in-law's home in Cadow Yuurura in Somaliland, a self-declared state internationally recognised as an autonomous region of Somalia. Ms. Ahmed moved with her husband and two children after losing 50 of their livestock to the drought. The small home is currently sheltering approximately 20 family members. The village is growing due to migrating pastoralists fleeing drought stricken areas.
SOMALIA. Beer. 2017: A lone calf stands tied to a tree outside the village of Beer in Somaliland, a self-declared state internationally recognised as an autonomous region of Somalia. Drought conditions have led to a scarcity of clean water in the region.
SOMALIA. Shada. 2017: Abdullahi Mohamud, 5, cries next to his mother Sahro Mohamed Mumin, 30, and brother, Abdulrahman Mahamud, 2, as a nurse struggles to find a vein for an injection at a government run health clinic on February 25, 2017 in Shada, Somalia. Abdullahi was diagnosed with bronchitis, Abdulrahman with pneumonia. Both children were also suffering from severe malnutrition.The family lost all of their animals due to drought and had traveled 150 kilometers in search of a better situation.
SOMALIA. Barawe. 2016: Buildings in ruins stand on the edge of the beach in Barawe.
SOMALIA. Baidoa. 2017: Osman Hasan Yare, about 70, is cared for by a relative at Tawwakul 2 Diinsoor. Yare came to the camp with his family two months ago because of the drought and is afflicted by what his relatives think is a urinary tract infection.