Somalia: DEC member agency Merlin is tackling malnutrition with emergency health care in six health facilities and along five mobile teams reaching up to 168,000 people.
Ethiopia: DEC's Kath Hindley visits member agencies Oxfam, Merlin and Age UK partner HelpAge International in East Africa to see aid delivery to local communities.
Kenya: DEC member CAFOD has been working to ensure remote communities are not forgotten as they cope with the drought by providing food relief.
Ethiopia: DEC member Age UK, via its sister organisation Help International, is providing food and cash to over 3,500 older people and their families.
East Africa: Aid is getting through in Kenya, Ethiopia and even in Somalia but reaching all those in greatest need in south central Somalia remains very challenging.
Kenya: DEC member agency Tearfund is working with their local partner Christian Reformed World Relief Committee to provide water and repair broken boreholes.
Ethiopia: DEC member CARE International highlights the ongoing work they're doing to ensure people in the Borana region have water for livestock and the local community.
Kenya: A new term in Kenya and the dusty landscape around Dadaab is dotted with students making their way to a school run by LWF, partner of DEC member Christian Aid.
East Africa: DEC member Save the Children is working round the clock in Wajir, Mandera, Dadaab and Somalia to treat children who are severely malnourished
Kenya: Shadow International Development Secretary Harriet Harman MP recently visited East Africa with DEC member Islamic Relief.