Refugees in the Horn of Africa: Somali Displacement Crisis
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Kenya Dadaab

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35,200 Individuals
Registered Somali Refugee Population
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Population

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Registered Somali Refugee Population

263,036


Households*

60,975


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

Demography
Male (49%) Age (51%) Female
9% 0 - 4 8%
13% 5 - 11 13%
9% 12 - 17 8%
16% 18 - 59 20%
2% 60 + 2%

  Registered Somali Refugee Population

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  Breakdown by Settlement

Settlement Current Total    
82,922
20,287
Individuals
Households
31.5 %
67,634
15,401
Individuals
Households
25.7 %
63,802
15,051
Individuals
Households
24.3 %
35,957
7,489
Individuals
Households
13.7 %
12,721
2,747
Individuals
Households
4.8 %

  Breakdown by Country of Origin

Country of Origin Current Total    
263,036
60,975
Individuals
Households
100 %

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  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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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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