East Africa drought: How financial aid is being spent
25 August 2011 Last updated at 06:35 BST
The British government has given some £110m to deal with the East African drought since the start of July, helping provide aid organisations with vital supplies.
Sanitation equipment, medical and food supplies are being flown in in massive amounts - but can they keep up with the flow of refugees?
Mike Wooldridge reports from the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya.