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

332,749


Households*

77,760


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

Demography
Male (50%) Age (50%) Female
8% 0 - 4 8%
14% 5 - 11 13%
9% 12 - 17 8%
17% 18 - 59 20%
2% 60 + 2%

  Registered Somali Refugee Population

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  Breakdown by Settlement

Settlement Current Total     Registered Arrivals in 2015    
103,152
25,333
Individuals
Households
31 % 140
61
Individuals
Households
0 %
83,122
19,442
Individuals
Households
25 % 38
8
Individuals
Households
0 %
75,849
18,213
Individuals
Households
22.8 % 36
15
Individuals
Households
0 %
50,115
10,525
Individuals
Households
15.1 % 20
5
Individuals
Households
0 %
20,511
4,247
Individuals
Households
6.2 % 54
13
Individuals
Households
0 %

  Breakdown by Country of Origin

Country of Origin Current Total     Registered Arrivals in 2015    
332,749
77,760
Individuals
Households
100 % 288
102
Individuals
Households
0.1 %

   Latest Documents

Report Date: 28/01/2015
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Voluntary Return to Somalia Support Process - Progress Report as of 27.01.2015
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  News

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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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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