Refugees in the Horn of Africa: Somali Displacement Crisis
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Kenya

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35,200 Individuals
Registered Somali Refugee Population
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Population

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Registered Somali Refugee Population

430,513


Households*

119,907


* Household data may be unavailable for some locations
Last Updated 06 Apr 2014

Demography
Male (49%) Age (51%) Female
8% 0 - 4 7%
13% 5 - 11 12%
8% 12 - 17 7%
19% 18 - 59 22%
1% 60 + 2%

  Registered Somali Refugee Population

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  Breakdown by Region

Region Current Total     Registered Arrivals in 2014    
343,694
83,697
Individuals
Households
79.8 % n/a
n/a
Individuals
Households
0 %
54,346
16,957
Individuals
Households
12.6 % 322
161
Individuals
Households
0.1 %
32,473
19,253
Individuals
Households
7.5 % 277
151
Individuals
Households
0.1 %

  Breakdown by Country of Origin

Country of Origin Current Total     Registered Arrivals in 2014    
430,513
119,907
Individuals
Households
100 % 599
312
Individuals
Households
0.1 %

   Latest Documents

Report Date: 20/02/2014
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Somali Refugees in Kenya - update report as of 29.01.2014
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  Upcoming Events


Monday, 21st April 2014

2:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Security Cell Meeting
Chaired By: HSO


Wednesday, 23rd April 2014

5:00 PM - 6:00 AM

Hygiene Promotion Coordination Meeting
Location: CARE Conference Room
Chaired By: Rotating




Thursday, 24th April 2014

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Heads of Agencies Meeting

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

WASH Coordination Meeting
Location: World Concern, outside compound
Chaired By: UNOCHA



Friday, 25th April 2014

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Cholera Outbreak Coordination Meeting
Location: NRC International Conference Hall
Chaired By: NRC



Monday, 28th April 2014

2:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Security Cell Meeting
Chaired By: HSO


Wednesday, 30th April 2014

5:00 PM - 6:00 AM

Hygiene Promotion Coordination Meeting
Location: CARE Conference Room
Chaired By: Rotating




Friday, 2nd May 2014

3:00 AM - 4:00 AM

Inter-Agency Host Community Coordination Meeting
Location: UNHCR Conference Room
Chaired By: UNHCR HSO


  Highlights

Since the beginning of 2014, the UNHCR Dadaab operation has received 7,691 energy saving stoves and 8,999 solar lanterns.
12 Mar 2014
On 25 and 26 Feb., UNHCR and partners engaged the refugee community in the 2014 Participatory Assessment.
27 Feb 2014
Kenyatta University Campus in Dadaab officially inaugurated on 26 February 2014. Students of the refugee and host community attend classes since Sept.2012.
24 Feb 2014
The return intention profiling survey began in Dadaab on 17 February and will be completed in 6 weeks. The exercise is a joint venture between UNHCR and IOM.
20 Feb 2014
The Kenyan Judiciary established a permanent Kadhi Court in Dadaab and deployed one Kadhi and three support staff on 9th February.
10 Feb 2014

  News

Return intention survey for Somali refugees begins in Dadaab
UNHCR, 20 Feb 2014
A comprehensive return intention survey for Somali refugees began in Dadaab on 17 February 2014. The objective of the survey is to accurately understand the needs and concerns of Somali refugees in relation to voluntary repatriation. More than 7,000 refugees living in the five camps that make up ...
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Announcing the Winners of the Global HackForGood
Technology for Good, 20 Jun 2013
There was such overwhelming interest in our Global Hack for Good on World Refugee Day – we could not accommodate all that wanted to participate! So we are announcing the old fashioned way – on Facebook and Twitter! First, the challenge: The number of forcibly displaced people around the ...
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Olympic Spirit in Dadaab
UNHCR, 09 Aug 2012
DADAAB, Kenya, 9 August (UNHCR) – The cheering from their fans is unlikely to have much effect on this football team drawn from the five sprawling refugee camps at Dadaab: all the members of EL-MAN DEAF FC have limited or no hearing. That has not stopped them playing well. Earlier this month ...
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Reading & Studying - new libraries in Dadaab
UNHCR, 09 Aug 2012
Thanks to the US Embassy in Nairobi, UNHCR & AVSI just opened new libraries for the communities in Ifo, Dagahaley and Hagadera. We are still looking for funds for school books, so that children can study after school hours. ...
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Refugees lament losses as fire razes market in Kenya's Dadaab camp
UNHCR, 03 Aug 2012
DADAAB, Kenya, August 2 (UNHCR) – A devastating fire that razed a market in Kenya's Dadaab refugee complex last weekend has highlighted the need for better fire safety preparedness and response in the world's largest refugee camp. The fire started on Sunday evening in the market of Dagahaley ca...
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  Who's Doing What Where?

  Partners
Child Protection
SCUK
Community Services
CARE
Centre for Domestic Training & Development
JRS
LWF
UNV
Core Relief Items (CRIs)
CARE
GIZ
UNHCR
Education
ADEO
AVSI
CARE
DRC
FilmAid
JRS
LWF
NRC
UNHCR
UNICEF
WTK
Environment
FaIDA
RRDO
Food
CARE
JRS
LWF
NRC
SCUK
WFP
Gender-Based Violence
CARE
IRC
JRS
Health
ADEO
DRC
FilmAid
GIZ
IOM
IRC
NCCK
UNHCR
UNV
HIV/AIDS
ADEO
CARE
FilmAid
GIZ
HI
NCCK
SCUK
UNHCR
WTK
Livelihood
IOM
JRS
Logistics
CARE
GIZ
UNHCR
Nutrition
ADEO
GIZ
UNHCR
Protection
CARE
DRC
FilmAid
GIZ
JRS
LWF
NCCK
RCK
SCUK
UNHCR
Registration
DRA
UNHCR
Shelter
IOM
NRC
Shelter Box
Transportation
IOM
Water & Sanitation
CARE
GAA
LWF
NCCK
NRC
OXFAM
Oxfam-GB
UNHCR