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35,200 Individuals
Refugees from South Sudan in Kenya: Post 15 Dec 2013
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Refugees from South Sudan in Kenya: Post 15 Dec 2013

50,703


Registered and Awaiting Registration
Last Updated 31 Jul 2016


Source - UNHCR

Refugees and asylum-seekers from South Sudan in Kenya: Pre 15 Dec 2013

37,209


Registered and Awaiting Registration
Last Updated 31 Jul 2016


Source - UNHCR
Kenya - pre-15 December 2013 static figure
Pre-15 December caseload may change due to registration, births, deaths and departures. As of 15 December, the figure of pre-influx refugees (and asylum-seekers) was 45,239

Refugees and asylum-seekers from South Sudan in Kenya: Total

87,912


Registered and Awaiting Registration
Last Updated 31 Jul 2016


Source - UNHCR

Demography
Male (53.7%) Age (46.3%) Female
7.6% 0 - 4 7.2%
15% 5 - 11 12.8%
14.1% 12 - 17 8.6%
16.7% 18 - 59 16.6%
0.4% 60 + 1%

Population Planning figure

60,000


Last Updated 09 Nov 2015


Source - UNHCR

  Refugees and asylum-seekers from South Sudan in Kenya: Total

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  Breakdown by Settlement

Settlement Current Total    
85,309
19,683
Individuals
Households
97 %
1,313
n/a
Individuals
Households
1.5 %
1,290
n/a
Individuals
Households
1.5 %

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  Highlights

UNHCR continues to receive refugees from South Sudan through the Kenya – South Sudan border at Nadapal Transit centre
20 Feb 2017
In January 2017, a total of 1,116 new arrival from South Sudan were received at Nadapal before being transferred to Kakuma reception centre.
20 Feb 2017
Assistant Sec Gen. and UN-Habitat Deputy Executive Director Dr. Aisa Kacyira visited Kalobeyei to witness the integration projects by refugees and hosts
17 Feb 2017
On 13 June, UNHCR High Commissioner Filippo Grandi with a delegation from Geneva and the Kenya Rep. Raouf Mazou, visited Kakuma on a familiarization mission.
27 Jun 2016
On 25 April, UK Sec.of State for Int.Development - Justine Greening visited Kakuma, accompanied by Turkana County Governor Nanok & UNHCR Rep. Raouf Mazou
05 May 2016

  News

Installation of 13km water pipeline from Kakuma to Kalobeyei
UNHCR , 20 Feb 2017
The installation of a 13 km water pipeline from Kakuma to Kalobeyei settlement will ensure that over 22,000 refugees and Kalobeyei host community have access to clean water and stimulate economic growth and self-reliance for refugees through agriculture. 3 boreholes with a combined output of 114,000...
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The British Football Premier League comes to Kakuma
UNHCR, 07 Apr 2016
Premier Skills, a joint football program by the English Premier League and the British Council was in Kakuma from 21 to 23 March. The mission led by the Director of the British Council Kenya office met sports coaches from refugee and host community and conducted training sessions with them. They als...
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Talented refugees in Kenya showcase their artwork at a UNHCR Nairobi Exhibition
UNHCR, 10 Nov 2015
On the occasion of launching an arts livelihood project for refugees in Kenya, over 50 artists mainly from Dadaab and Kakuma camps exhibited their artwork at the Alliance Française in Nairobi, from 4th to 6th November 2015. This first ever exhibition organized by UNHCR and its partner FilmAid e...
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"United Drama for Peace" project launched in Kakuma
UNHCR, 14 Oct 2015
United Drama for Peace, a group of refugee youth drawn together by their love for theatre and drama has taken ‪in Kakuma‬ Camp by storm. The youth who come from various nationalities started the drama club in 2013 to promote peaceful coexistence in the camp through community theatre. They have ...
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"Clowns without Borders" performed in Kakuma for 3 weeks
UNHCR, 04 Sep 2015
A team from Clowns without Borders USA is in Kakuma for three weeks (18 days). The NGO has partnered with UNHCR for the first time in Kenya, to bring the new initiative to the camp and entertain refugee children through live performances and trainings on circus arts and theatre. Clowns without Borde...
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