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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

73,242


Registered and Awaiting Registration
Last Updated 30 Jul 2017


Source - UNHCR

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

33,128


Registered and Awaiting Registration
Last Updated 30 Jul 2017


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

106,370


Registered and Awaiting Registration
Last Updated 30 Jul 2017


Source - UNHCR

Demography
Male (53%) Age (47%) Female
8% 0 - 4 7.7%
14.6% 5 - 11 12.6%
14.5% 12 - 17 8.6%
15.6% 18 - 59 17.3%
0.3% 60 + 0.8%

Population Planning figure

112,000


Last Updated 16 Mar 2017


Source - UNHCR

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

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  Breakdown by Settlement

Settlement Current Total    
75,489
18,192
Individuals
Households
71 %
26,472
5,708
Individuals
Households
24.9 %
3,400
n/a
Individuals
Households
3.2 %
1,009
n/a
Individuals
Households
0.9 %

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Good Neighbors International (GNI), a Korean NGO will partner with UNHCR to initiate the construction of a secondary school in Kakuma camp with a capacity to host 1,000 students.
14 Jul 2017
Over 3,500 new arrivals to benefit from the opening of 3 temporary schools, put up to decongest the existing school, in Kalobeyei settlement by UNHCR in collaboration with WFP, UNICEF, and partners.
13 Jun 2017
The UN Refugee Agency has organized a Mr. and Miss 2017 World Refugee Day beauty pageant that will see contestants from the refugee and host community compete for this year’s title. Auditions have been conducted and a total of 30 contestants selected from Kakuma and Kalobeyei to compete in this year’s beauty pageant. The event is set to take place on the 19th June 2017 at Liz Ahua Hall in Kakuma 3.
09 Jun 2017
The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and livelihood partners will, from 16 – 18 June, hold the World Refuge Day Market Day at Kakuma 3 (opposite the reception centre). The market day themed ‘Bei Nafuu, Bidhaa Bora’ is aimed at unlocking marketing opportunity for refugee and host community entrepreneurs.
06 Jun 2017
On 7 – 21 May 2017, the County Civil Registrar, upon invitation by UNHCR Sub-Office Kakuma, issued 1,279 birth certificates and 231 death certificates to refugees in the Kakuma Operation. Out of the 1,279 birth certificates issued, 13 were renewals while 5 were late registration.
23 May 2017

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Tuesday, 22nd August 2017

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Outbreak Coordination Meeting - Kakuma
Location: Old Cafeteria - UNHCR Compound Kakuma
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Contact: Jesse Wambugu Muriithi (MURIITHI@unhcr.org)



Tuesday, 29th August 2017

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Livelihood Working Group Meeting - Kakuma
Location: Conference Room - UNHCR Compound Kakuma
Chaired By: Fungayi Mutasa
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Outbreak Coordination Meeting - Kakuma
Location: Old Cafeteria - UNHCR Compound Kakuma
Chaired By: Jesse Wambugu Muriithi
Contact: Jesse Wambugu Muriithi (MURIITHI@unhcr.org)



Thursday, 31st August 2017

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Education Working Group Meeting - Kakuma
Location: Old Cafeteria - UNHCR Compound Kakuma
Contact: Mohamud Hure (hure@unhcr.org)



Tuesday, 5th September 2017

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Outbreak Coordination Meeting - Kakuma
Location: Old Cafeteria - UNHCR Compound Kakuma
Chaired By: Jesse Wambugu Muriithi
Contact: Jesse Wambugu Muriithi (MURIITHI@unhcr.org)



Tuesday, 26th September 2017

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Livelihood Working Group Meeting - Kakuma
Location: Conference Room - UNHCR Compound Kakuma
Chaired By: Fungayi Mutasa
Contact: Fungayi Mutasa (mutasa@unhcr.org)



Thursday, 28th September 2017

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Education Working Group Meeting - Kakuma
Location: Old Cafeteria - UNHCR Compound Kakuma
Contact: Mohamud Hure (hure@unhcr.org)



Thursday, 26th October 2017

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Education Working Group Meeting - Kakuma
Location: Old Cafeteria - UNHCR Compound Kakuma
Contact: Mohamud Hure (hure@unhcr.org)



  News

Briquette project for refugees and host community launched in Turkana
UN-Habitat, 07 Jul 2017
UN-Habitat in collaboration with World Agroforestry Center (ICRAF) has launched a project for briquette production in Kalobeyei new refugee settlement and the host community in a commitment to address their energy needs improve access and increase availability of sustainable fuel. According to th...
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One killed along West Pokot- Turkana border as leaders call for peace
The Standard, 21 Jun 2017
One person has been killed and about 500 cattle stolen by suspected bandits along the West Pokot-Turkana border. The Sunday incident sparked tension in Ompolion village, and passengers travelling from Kitale to Lodwar had to be escorted by police officers on the Lous-Kainuk stretch. West Pokot and T...
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War, violence, persecution push displacement to new unprecedented high
UNHCR, 19 Jun 2017
War, violence and persecution worldwide are causing more people than ever to be forcibly displaced, according to a report published today by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency. UNHCR’s new Global Trends report, the organization’s major annual survey of the state of displacement, says that at the end ...
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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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