Millions of people in Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia and Djibouti are at risk of starvation. No rain means no harvests and no food - at least until some time next year, according to the UN.
Thousands of refugees are arriving at a refugee camp on the Kenya-Somalia border, in Dabaab, daily.
Robert McCarthy, an emergency adviser to UNICEF, speaks to Al Jazeera from Nairobi, Kenya, on the humanitarian crisis.
Source: Al Jazeera