The father of eight lives in the Adaar district, located in Ethiopia's Afar region. It's arguably one of the hottest states in the country. Drought has become a constant problem in the region. Rain hasn’t fallen for two years now.
With millions of Kenyans in need of humanitarian assistance, the focus of aid agencies has shifted to using local resources and boosting the regional economy rather than providing food handouts.
Somalia is still on the verge of famine, says Peter de Clercq, UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia. About seven million people still depend on humanitarian aid.
A two-year dry spell is threatening an ancient pastoralist way of life in Ethiopia. But a group of vets are trying to help nomads adapt to the changing climate.
Harsh winters and dry summers are threatening the livelihoods of Mongolia's nomadic herders. Some are banding together to safeguard their herds - and communities - from the extreme conditions.
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