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

422,250


Households*

114,796


* Household data may be unavailable for some locations
Last Updated 30 Apr 2015

Demography
Male (50%) Age (50%) Female
8% 0 - 4 7%
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    
334,662
78,403
Individuals
Households
79.3 % 264
98
Individuals
Households
0.1 %
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    
422,250
114,796
Individuals
Households
100 % 1,439
704
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
Uploaded 4 months ago
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Report Date: 20/02/2014
Description
Somali Refugees in Kenya - update report as of 29.01.2014
Uploaded 1 year ago
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  Highlights

UNHCR and partners contributed to the emergency response to the attack on Garissa University; providing trucks, ambulances and medical supplies from Dadaab
02 Apr 2015
The Dadaab humanitarian family lost a member today. A teacher of Windle Trust Kenya (WTK) was shot in Hagadera. WTK is UNHCR's partner for secondary education.
01 Apr 2015
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
The Fistula Foundation visited Dadaab today and identified patients to benefit from surgical care.
16 Mar 2015
WFP resumes full food rations in Kenya. US$45 million have been raised.
01 Jan 2015

  News

Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis - treatment in Dadaab Refugee Camps
CDC - Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 23 Mar 2015
UNHCR has a Multi Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR TB) Center in Ifo Camp. This article links TB to the conflict in Somalia. "A drug resistance survey conducted in 2011 in Somalia showed that the country had the highest rate of MDR TB infection on the African continent. MDR TB develops when a patie...
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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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  Who's Doing What Where?

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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
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CARE
JRS
LWF
NRC
SCUK
WFP
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NRC
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IOM
IRC
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FilmAid
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HI
NCCK
SCUK
UNHCR
WTK
Livelihood
IOM
JRS
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GIZ
UNHCR
Nutrition
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UNHCR
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