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

252,959


Households*

46,907


* Household data may be unavailable for some locations
Last Updated 31 Jul 2016

Demography
Male (47%) Age (53%) Female
7% 0 - 4 7%
16% 5 - 11 16%
10% 12 - 17 9%
12% 18 - 59 20%
1% 60 + 1%

  Registered Somali Refugee Population

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  Breakdown by Region

Region Current Total    
214,896
40,682
Individuals
Households
85 %
37,204
6,225
Individuals
Households
14.7 %
859
n/a
Individuals
Households
0.3 %

  Breakdown by Country of Origin

Country of Origin Current Total    
252,959
46,907
Individuals
Households
100 %

   Latest Documents

Report Date: 08/07/2016
Description
A monthly population of concern report for June 2016
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Report Date: 10/06/2016
Description
A monthly summary of operational activities in the country
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Report Date: 10/06/2016
Description
A monthly report of refugee numbers
Uploaded 3 months ago
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Report Date: 10/05/2016
Description
A monthly report of people of concern to UNHCR
Uploaded 3 months ago
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  Highlights

Mr. Per Heggenes, CEO of IKEA Foundation, visited the five Dollo Ado refugee camps for the periodic programme review of projects funded by his Foundation.
10 Sep 2015
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

  News

Do not risk your lives, Grandi tells Eritrean refugees
UNHCR, 04 Feb 2016
SHIRE, Ethiopia, Feb 2 (UNHCR) – Improving conditions for refugees in camps and expanding programmes for legal pathways outside Ethiopia were both key to reducing the numbers who attempt perilous journeys to reach safety, Filippo Grandi, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, said as he met Eritre...
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UNHCR awards Somali refugees who won regional art competition
UNHCR, 24 Dec 2015
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, December 24 (UNHCR)-At a brief ceremony held here earlier this week, the UNHCR Representative in Ethiopia, Mrs. Clementine Nkweta-Salami, awarded prizes to three talented Somali refugees who won a regional art competition under the theme ‘Home’, reflecting on ‘Durable ...
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UNHCR initiated an innovative pilot project, the IDEAS BOX, in Dollo Ado
UNHCR, 18 Dec 2015
In Dollo Ado, UNHCR initiated an innovative pilot project, the IDEAS BOX, a multi-media library, for Somali refugee children and youth. The project is implemented by Save the Children and Libraries without Borders, in coordination with UNHCR Innovations Unit in Geneva. Facilitated by the governmen...
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The CEO of IKEA Foundation visits the Dollo Ado camps
UNHCR, 10 Sep 2015
Ethiopia-15 September 2015 (UNHCR)-The Chief Executive Officer of the IKEA Foundation, Mr. Per Heggenes, last week visited the five Dollo Ado refugee camps as part of a periodic programme review of different projects funded by the IKEA Foundation. Accompanied by UNHCR Representative Clementine Nkwe...
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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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