Refugees in the Horn of Africa: Somali Displacement Crisis
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Regional Overview

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35,200 Individuals
Registered Somali Refugee Population
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Population

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Registered Somali Refugee Population

957,364


Households*

178,225


* Household data may be unavailable for some locations

Demography
Male (49%) Age (51%) Female
8% 0 - 4 8%
15% 5 - 11 14%
8% 12 - 17 7%
16% 18 - 59 21%
1% 60 + 1%

  Estimated Population by Date

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  Registered Somali Refugee Population



Last Updated 10 Jul 2014

427,812
Individuals
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119,392
Households

6,979
Individuals
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3,953
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Last Updated 30 Jun 2014

244,340
Individuals
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49,648
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Last Updated 31 May 2014

233,723
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Last Updated 30 Jun 2014

19,799
Individuals
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8,553
Households

631
Individuals
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293
Households



Last Updated 01 Jan 2014

18,534
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Last Updated 31 Jul 2013

7,957
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Last Updated 30 Jun 2014

3,061
Individuals
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632
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Last Updated 01 Jan 2014

2,136
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Last Updated 21 Jun 2014

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  Highlights

*World Refugee Day (20th June) 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 campaign dubbed “31 Days of Peace Messages” which kicked off on 20th May. The community communication team is conveying these messages in camps as well as to local and international audiences through camp meetings, community radio and social media.
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 campaign dubbed “31 Days of Peace Messages” which kicked off on 20th May
13 Jun 2014
The refugee community in Dadaab will commemorate WRD 2014 by conveying to the world, messages of peace through a campaign dubbed “31 Days of Peace Messages"
13 Jun 2014
79 refugees & asylum seekers who had been residing in urban areas arrived to the Dadaab camps on 18 and 19/04/2014. They were transported by DRA from Kasarani.
23 Apr 2014
Kenyatta University Campus in Dadaab officially inaugurated on 26 February 2014. Students of the refugee and host community attend classes since Sept.2012.
24 Feb 2014

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Report Date: 20/02/2014
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Somali Refugees in Kenya - update report as of 29.01.2014
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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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Weekly update on displacement and other population movements in South-Central Somalia
UNHCR, 06 Apr 2014
In summary, close to 9,000 civilians were displaced during the reporting period (almost the double of last week's figure of new IDPs). Marka and the outskirts of Mogadishu are now major places of new displacement. IDPs in these locations are in need of assistance....
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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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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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Announcing the Winners of the Global HackForGood
Technology for Good, 20 Jun 2013
There was such overwhelming interest in our Global Hack for Good on World Refugee Day – we could not accommodate all that wanted to participate! So we are announcing the old fashioned way – on Facebook and Twitter! First, the challenge: The number of forcibly displaced people around the ...
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