Refugees in the Horn of Africa: Somali Displacement Crisis
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Ethiopia

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35,200 Individuals
Registered Somali Refugee Population
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Population

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Registered Somali Refugee Population

247,934


Households*

47,161


* Household data may be unavailable for some locations
Last Updated 31 Jul 2015

Demography
Male (47%) Age (53%) Female
8% 0 - 4 8%
17% 5 - 11 17%
9% 12 - 17 8%
12% 18 - 59 19%
1% 60 + 1%

  Registered Somali Refugee Population

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  Breakdown by Region

Region Current Total     Registered Arrivals in 2015    
207,253
40,319
Individuals
Households
83.6 % 2,421
601
Individuals
Households
1 %
39,617
6,842
Individuals
Households
16 % n/a
n/a
Individuals
Households
0 %
1,064
n/a
Individuals
Households
0.4 % n/a
n/a
Individuals
Households
0 %

  Breakdown by Country of Origin

Country of Origin Current Total     Registered Arrivals in 2015    
247,934
47,161
Individuals
Households
100 % 2,421
601
Individuals
Households
1 %

   Latest Documents

Report Date: 03/07/2015
Description
A monthly operational overview of the country's refugee programme
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Report Date: 08/06/2015
Description
An operational overview of the country's refugee programme
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Report Date: 14/05/2015
Description
A general overview of the refugee operation in Ethiopia covering all refugee groups in the country.
Uploaded 4 months ago
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  Highlights

IKEA Foundation donates €38 million to UNHCR for refugees and heavily stretched host communities in Ethiopia and Burkina Faso.
08 Jul 2015
Start of the holy month of Ramadan sees dramatic decrease in new Somali arrivals to Ethiopia's Dollo Ado.
01 Aug 2012
New arrivals continued to arrive in Dollo Ado in large numbers. The daily arrival average for the second half of May was 141 individuals.
04 Jun 2012
A total of 948 new arrivals was received at the Dollo Ado Reception Centre between 21-25 May - mainly from Bay Bakol and Gedo region.
28 May 2012
A total of 600 new arrivals was received at the Dollo Ado Reception Centre during the last week. However in the last 2 days the average was of 174 per day.
22 May 2012

  News

IKEA Foundation donates €38 million to UNHCR for refugees in Africa
UNHCR, 08 Jul 2015
The €38 million grant will support the socio-economic wellbeing of refugee families and the communities hosting them in Ethiopia and Burkina Faso. Addis Ababa, JULY 8, 2015: The UN refugee agency announced today that it has received a grant of €38¬ million from the IKEA Foundation, its largest...
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Picasso would be proud: talented Somali refugee dreams of new life in America to honour father who died for his art
UNHCR, 30 Jun 2015
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, June 30 (UNHCR) – It’s been said that if you suffer for your art, you will never die. For 16 year-old Abdirahim Abdulkadir Osman, his father’s brutal murder at the hands of Al Shabaab may prove not to have been in vain as the talented Somali refugee artist and his family...
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The IKEA Brighter Lives for Refugees campaign raises €10.8¬ million for UNHCR
UNHCR, 10 Apr 2015
UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, thanks IKEA customers and co-workers for supporting ‘Brighter Lives for Refugees’, a global cause-related campaign that raised €10.8¬ million for refugees this year. The campaign ran in IKEA stores globally from 1 February to 29 March 2015. During this period, fo...
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Poles pop up in Dollo Ado camps!
UNHCR, 10 Sep 2013
UNHCR’s partner AHADA are busy installing 310 solar powered street lights thanks to funding from the IKEA Foundation and ECHO. CEO of the IKEA Foundation, Mr Per Heggenes checked out the lights on a recent visit to the camp. The lights are already reportedly creating a greater sense of safety and ...
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Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia get new camp in north of country
UNHCR, 13 Jun 2013
HITSATS, Ethiopia, June 13 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency has opened a new camp in northern Ethiopia to house the increasing number of Eritrean refugees entering the country. A total 776 Eritrean refugees have already been transferred to Hitsats Camp, which can house up to 20,000 refugees. "Th...
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  Who's Doing What Where?

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