Aid groups are appealing for more funding to cope with the crisis in Somalia.
The International Committee of the Red Cross saying it needs an additional $86m to cope with the famine in the country.
Children are bearing the brunt of the crisis in, with half a million children on the brink of starvation.
The United Nations says the whole of southern Somalia is likely to become a famine area within the next few weeks.
At least two of the famine zones are under the control of al-Shabab, an Islamist rebel group.
Al Jazeera’s Peter Greste reports from Mogadishu.