How aid money ends up in funding terror

Updated 1347 GMT (2147 HKT) February 12, 2018

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Baidoa, Somalia (CNN)The murderous al Qaeda affiliate al-Shabaab is making millions of dollars each year by exploiting foreign aid money sent to Somalia by the very western nations who are trying to eliminate the terror group.

An internally displaced woman walks near a refugee camp in Baidoa.

    270,000 internally displaced people now live in Baidoa.

      Newly arrived IDPs build shelters in Baidoa. The UN estimates there are now 2.1 million IDPs in Somalia, two-thirds of whom are children.

        US troops help Somali forces rescue 30 children from terror campNoori and her children arrived 13 months ago in Baidoa, forced to flee because of fighting between al-Shabaab and government forces.

          Ugandan soldiers prepare for a day of patrol. 22,000 AU troops have been fighting al-Shabaab for years, but are now set to withdraw by 2020.A Somali soldier guards a checkpoint just outside of Afgoye. The route beyond the town remains in the hands of al-Shabaab.

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