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

423,153


Households*

115,631


* Household data may be unavailable for some locations
Last Updated 28 Feb 2015

Demography
Male (50%) Age (50%) Female
8% 0 - 4 8%
13% 5 - 11 12%
9% 12 - 17 8%
19% 18 - 59 22%
2% 60 + 2%

  Registered Somali Refugee Population

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  Breakdown by Region

Region Current Total     Registered Arrivals in 2015    
335,565
79,238
Individuals
Households
79.3 % 177
67
Individuals
Households
0 %
55,432
17,351
Individuals
Households
13.1 % 663
338
Individuals
Households
0.2 %
32,156
19,042
Individuals
Households
7.6 % 512
268
Individuals
Households
0.1 %

  Breakdown by Country of Origin

Country of Origin Current Total     Registered Arrivals in 2015    
423,153
115,631
Individuals
Households
100 % 1,352
673
Individuals
Households
0.3 %

   Latest Documents

Report Date: 28/01/2015
Description
Voluntary Return to Somalia Support Process - Progress Report as of 27.01.2015
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Report Date: 20/02/2014
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Somali Refugees in Kenya - update report as of 29.01.2014
Uploaded 1 year ago
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  Highlights

WFP introduces food vouchers in Kenya's refugee camps. First distribution are planned for June 2015 in Kakuma and October 2015 in Dadaab.
26 Mar 2015
WFP resumes full food rations in Kenya. US$45 million have been raised.
01 Jan 2015
Voluntary Return to Somalia: So far, 485 Somali refugees have left Dadaab for Somalia in 5 movements since 8th December.
31 Dec 2014
Voluntary Return to Somalia: First group of Somali refugees left Dadaab for their native Somalia today, assisted by UNHCR. This is the start of a 6-months pilot
08 Dec 2014
WFP to reduce food rations by 50% for refugees in Kenya due to funding constraints.
15 Nov 2014

  News

Innovation: Instant Network Schools open up a new world for Somali refugees
http://www.unhcr.org/54d21aa26.html, 04 Feb 2015
DADAAB, Kenya, February 4 (UNHCR) – Thirty pairs of fascinated eyes watch the big white screen; fingers glide across new tablet computers. A class of students at the Nasib Secondary School in north-east Kenya's Dadaab refugee camp complex, is enjoying a history lesson about the Portuguese in Afric...
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Celebration of World Refugee Day
., 20 Jun 2014
On 20th June, World Refugee Day was celebrated in all five Dadaab camps and in Dadaab town. The events in all camps were organised with high involvement of the refugee community. While keeping the global theme of the day ‘1 family torn apart by war is too many’, the refugee community in Dadaab c...
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World Refugee Day 2014 - Dadaab
UNHCR, 13 Jun 2014
UNHCR and partners will lead the refugee community in Dadaab to commemorate World Refugee Day on 20th June. The global theme for this year is- “One family torn apart by war is too many.” The community has agreed to commemorate this day by conveying to the world, messages of peace through a campa...
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The power of radio helps ease the hardship of Somali refugee granny
UNHCR, 13 Jun 2014
In northern Kenya, a community radio station funded by UNHCR is working to help struggling refugees at camps in Dadaab, attracting donations from across the globe and support from the local population. One story in particular, about an older Somali woman called Timiro Idow, has touched hearts eve...
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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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