Refugees in the Horn of Africa: Somali Displacement Crisis
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Kenya Kakuma Kakuma Refugee Camp

Settlement type: Refugee Camp
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35,200 Individuals
Registered Somali Refugee Population
Base Layer

Population

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Registered Somali Refugee Population

54,545


Households*

17,266


* Household data may be unavailable for some locations
Last Updated 30 Apr 2016
Source - UNHCR

Demography
Male (51%) Age (49%) Female
7% 0 - 4 7%
10% 5 - 11 10%
8% 12 - 17 7%
24% 18 - 59 24%
1% 60 + 1%

  Estimated Population by Date

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  Breakdown by Country of Origin

Country of Origin Current Total    
54,545
17,266
Individuals
Households
100 %

   Latest Documents

Report Date: 31/08/2015
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Report Date: 01/05/2014
Description
Active camp population as at end of April 2014
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  Who's Doing What Where?

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Education
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Food
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Gender-Based Violence
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Protection
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DRA
Water & Sanitation
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  News

Joint Protection Mission to Kakuma
UNHCR SO Kakuma, 19 Aug 2011
A mission is being organized from 24 August to 2 September to assess the key protection and displacement concerns in relation to the current drought facing the Turkana region of Kenya. The mission will assess the capacity of UNHCR and partners to respond to the protection concerns of those affected...
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Assessment Mission on Climate Change
UNHCR SO Kakuma, 19 Aug 2011
Planning is underway for a mission by UNHCR colleagues in early October to undertake an assessment of the environmental situation in the Turkana region of Kenya with the aim of developing a long-term strategy for mainstreaming climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction into UNHCR operatio...
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Progress on the Opening of the Community Technology Access Centre in Kakuma
UNHCR SO Kakuma, 17 Aug 2011
On 17 August UNHCR Kakuma hosted a visit by Mr. Allan Torrie, president and CEO of Morneau Shepell, a Canadian human resource consulting company which is emerging as one of Kakuma's primary private donors. Morneau Shepell is currently funding the construction of a Community Technology Access Centre...
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Flooding Hits Kakuma
UNHCR SO Kakuma, 11 Aug 2011
On 11 August Kakuma was inundated with torrential rains which caused flooding in various parts of the camp and surrounding areas. Many refugee shelters were destroyed and dykes and river banks were severely eroded in a number of locations placing refugees and humanitarian workers at risk. A vehicl...
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