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

334,197


Households*

88,294


* Household data may be unavailable for some locations
Last Updated 30 Sep 2016

Demography
Male (49%) Age (51%) Female
8% 0 - 4 8%
13% 5 - 11 12%
9% 12 - 17 8%
18% 18 - 59 22%
2% 60 + 2%

  Registered Somali Refugee Population

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  Breakdown by Region

Region Current Total    
261,496
60,654
Individuals
Households
78.2 %
40,692
9,738
Individuals
Households
12.2 %
32,009
17,902
Individuals
Households
9.6 %

  Breakdown by Country of Origin

Country of Origin Current Total    
334,197
88,294
Individuals
Households
100 %

   Latest Documents

Report Date: 12/08/2016
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Kenya Fact-sheet - July 2016
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Report Date: 10/08/2016
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Voluntary Return from Kenya to Somalia as of 05.08.2016
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Report Date: 29/07/2016
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Somalia Situaiton Supplementary Appeal: June-July 2016
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Report Date: 27/06/2016
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Kenya Fact-sheet - May 2016
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  Highlights

UNHCR in collaboration with Lutheran World Federation (LWF) and TdH conducted in 2nd half of April a mass campaign targeting enrolment of children out of school
19 May 2016
WFP and UNHCR are preparing for Bamba Chakul - an electronic cash transfer systerm. 10% of distributed cereal rations to be converted into food vouchers.
18 Sep 2015
Total number of returnees assisted under the voluntary return process to date: 4,108
15 Sep 2015
Ministry of Health declared the end of the Cholera outbreak in Dadaab refugee camps. Last positive case recorded on 16 July. Close monitoring continues.
10 Sep 2015
Incoming Somali Ambassador to Kenya, Mr. Gamal Mohamed Hassan, visited Dadaab refugee camps and met with various refugee representatives today.
03 Sep 2015

  News

Swedish Minister for International Development Cooperation, Ms. Isabella Lövin, visited Dadaab Refugee Camps
UNHCR, 19 May 2016
Swedish Minister for International Development Cooperation, Ms. Isabella Lövin, visited Dadaab Refugee Camps. The Minister was accompanied by a high level delegation from the Government of Sweden, officials from the Government of Kenya and UNHCR Country Representatives to Kenya and Somalia. Ms. L...
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116 Somali refugees return from Dadaab camps to Mogadishu, spearheading new phase of voluntary repatriation
http://www.unhcr.org/55c1fadd9.html, 05 Aug 2015
The arrival at Mogadishu International Airport today of 116 Somali refugees from Kenya marks a new chapter in the voluntary return process. Earlier in the morning, the two planes took off from Dadaab in Northeastern Kenya, the largest refugee settlement in the world, still hosting 333,000 Somali ref...
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Kenya: MSF forced to close Dadaab health posts and evacuate staff amid escalating insecurity
MSF, 28 May 2015
As violence and threats in the northeastern province of Kenya escalate, international medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has evacuated 42 of its staff from Dadaab refugee camps to Nairobi. The precautionary measure has already had a direct impact on MSF’s ability to provide much...
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High Commissioner Guterres wraps up visit to Kenya and Somalia to discuss the future of the Dadaab refugee camps
UNHCR, 09 May 2015
UN High Commissioner for Refugees, António Guterres last night completed a visit to Kenya and Somalia where he met with the Presidents of the two countries, as well as Somali refugees and returnees. Speaking in Nairobi Mr. Guterres said, "We reached a common understanding with the Presidents of ...
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KENYA: US Secretary of States John Kerry visits UNHCR, speaks to students in Dadaab Refugee Camp via Skype
UNHCR, 04 May 2015
NAIROBI, 4 May 2015 (UNHCR) – US Secretary of State, Mr. John Kerry, visited UNHCR Representation Office in Kenya, accompanied by a delegation of senior officials from the US Government. Mr. Kerry expressed his utmost appreciation and respect for the work done by UNHCR in Kenya. The Repre...
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