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

339,962


Households*

81,510


* Household data may be unavailable for some locations
Last Updated 31 Oct 2014

Demography
Male (50%) Age (50%) Female
9% 0 - 4 8%
14% 5 - 11 13%
9% 12 - 17 7%
17% 18 - 59 20%
2% 60 + 2%

  Registered Somali Refugee Population

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  Breakdown by Settlement

Settlement Current Total     Registered Arrivals in 2014    
104,896
26,446
Individuals
Households
30.9 % 3,808
2,185
Individuals
Households
1.1 %
85,160
20,339
Individuals
Households
25 % 2,339
1,391
Individuals
Households
0.7 %
77,443
19,040
Individuals
Households
22.8 % 1,694
961
Individuals
Households
0.5 %
51,535
11,255
Individuals
Households
15.2 % 1,047
500
Individuals
Households
0.3 %
20,928
4,430
Individuals
Households
6.2 % 860
493
Individuals
Households
0.3 %

  Breakdown by Country of Origin

Country of Origin Current Total     Registered Arrivals in 2014    
339,962
81,510
Individuals
Households
100 % 9,748
5,530
Individuals
Households
2.9 %

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  News

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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The power of radio helps ease the hardship of Somali refugee granny
UNHCR, 13 Jun 2014
In northern Kenya, a community radio station funded by UNHCR is working to help struggling refugees at camps in Dadaab, attracting donations from across the globe and support from the local population. One story in particular, about an older Somali woman called Timiro Idow, has touched hearts eve...
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Return intention survey for Somali refugees begins in Dadaab
UNHCR, 20 Feb 2014
A comprehensive return intention survey for Somali refugees began in Dadaab on 17 February 2014. The objective of the survey is to accurately understand the needs and concerns of Somali refugees in relation to voluntary repatriation. More than 7,000 refugees living in the five camps that make up ...
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Olympic Spirit in Dadaab
UNHCR, 09 Aug 2012
DADAAB, Kenya, 9 August (UNHCR) – The cheering from their fans is unlikely to have much effect on this football team drawn from the five sprawling refugee camps at Dadaab: all the members of EL-MAN DEAF FC have limited or no hearing. That has not stopped them playing well. Earlier this month ...
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