Aid agencies warn the situation this year is beginning to resemble its 2011 famine, when more than a quarter of a million people died.
Somalia is facing its second major famine in six years.
Under the shadow of that threat, one aid group is making a difference for the many Somalis who have lost loved ones and their homes.
When it struck in 2011, the Turkish Red Crescent was among the first international aid groups to help. And it hasn't left Somalia since.
TRT World's Editor-at-Large Ahmed al Burai, has more.