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

965,147


Households*

167,545


* 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 31 Oct 2014

427,550
Individuals
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117,903
Households

10,923
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6,136
Households



Last Updated 31 Oct 2014

245,853
Individuals
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49,010
Households

4,621
Individuals
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1,239
Households



Last Updated 31 Aug 2014

236,803
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Last Updated 31 Aug 2014

24,040
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Last Updated 30 Sep 2014

19,745
Individuals
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775
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Last Updated 31 Jul 2013

7,957
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Last Updated 31 Aug 2014

3,049
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632
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Last Updated 30 Jun 2014

150
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  Highlights

Dadaab Camps are preparing for 16 Days of Activism which will start on 25 November
05 Nov 2014
*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

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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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Dollo Ado Population end of Month Statistical Report
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Dollo Ado Population end of Month Statistical Report
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  News

At least 3 mln in Somalia in need of aid - UN Secretary General
Source: Reuters - Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:15 GMT, 29 Oct 2014
Somali refugees cheer upon the arrival of U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (unseen) at the UNHCR/Kenya Red Cross hospital at the IFO2 east camp, within the Dadaab refugee complex, near the Kenya-Somalia border October 29, 2014. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya...
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UN Special Representative for Somalia condemns Mogadishu bomb attacks
UNSOM website, 16 Oct 2014
Mogadishu, 16 October 2014 – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, condemned last night’s bomb attack outside a popular restaurant in Mogadishu resulting in the death and injury of many people. ...
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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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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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