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

419,142


Households*

113,168


* Household data may be unavailable for some locations
Last Updated 05 Feb 2016

Demography
Male (50%) Age (50%) Female
8% 0 - 4 7%
13% 5 - 11 12%
9% 12 - 17 8%
19% 18 - 59 21%
2% 60 + 2%

  Registered Somali Refugee Population

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  Breakdown by Region

Region Current Total    
331,404
77,460
Individuals
Households
79.1 %
55,050
17,266
Individuals
Households
13.1 %
32,688
18,442
Individuals
Households
7.8 %

  Breakdown by Country of Origin

Country of Origin Current Total    
419,142
113,168
Individuals
Households
100 %

   Latest Documents

  Highlights

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
116 refugees return from Dadaab camps to Mogadishu in first voluntary return airlift
05 Aug 2015

  News

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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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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