A portrait of 18 year old Suroro Mohamed Ali at the Dadaab refugee camp. She holds her nine month old child who was born when the drought in Somalia really started to affect people's lives in a critical way. 'We were already hungry.' Suroro never went to school, instead she tended to vegetable fields and looked after her family's animals. When al-Shabab took over her home town of Joware they imposed strict rules on the area: 'A woman and a man cannot stand together in one place. If you have something, the Shabab can take it. If you say something bad about them, they arrest you.' Suroro began to be concerned about her child, fearing that she might no longer be able to provide breast milk now that the food was running out. She decided with her family to move to Dadaab; her stick shelter is situated at the Dagahaley camp, part of the main Dadaab refugee camp, far away from the nearest water points and latrines. 'If there are rains in Somalia, we will go back.' Many of the recent arrivals at Dadaab are fleeing East Africa's worst drought for 60 years. The UN described it as a humanitarian emergency. The already overcrowded complex received 1,000 new refugees a day in June, five times more than a year ago. About 30,000 people arrived at the Dadaab refugee camp in June, according to UNHCR compared to 6,000 in June 2010.