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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 %

   Latest Documents

Report Date: 12/08/2016
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Kakuma Monthly Operational Update - July 2016
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Kenya Fact-sheet - July 2016
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UNHCR Kenya Fact-sheet - June 2016
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  Highlights

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
A Oxford University team was in KK from 11-18 April to prepare the ground for a research on refugee/host community economies that will start later in the year.
22 Apr 2016
Premier Skills,a joint program by English Premier League and the British Council was in KK from 21-23 March to meet & train refugees/host com. sport coaches.
07 Apr 2016
Int. Women’s Day was celebrated in KK on 08 March as global them of “Gender Equality 50/50 by 2030” & was colorfully attended by UNHCR, refugees/partners/Gov.
17 Mar 2016

  News

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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Rapper Octopizzo - partner of "Artists for Refugees project" - launched his new album in Nairobi
UNHCR, 11 Aug 2015
On Saturday 8th August, the famous rapper Octopizzo launched his new album in Nairobi at the KICC ( Kenyatta International Conference Center), attended by a large crowd of youngsters as well as representatives of UN Agencies, UNHCR Country Director, the American Ambassador, and other humanitarian or...
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