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Refugees from Somalia

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Total Refugees from Somalia JSON 
263,467
Source - UNHCR 
Households*
7,779
Last updated 30 Sep 2020
* Household data may be unavailable for some locations.
Source - UNHCR
Total Refugees from Somalia by Date JSON 
Refugees from Somalia JSON 
Location name Source Data date Population
Garissa UNHCR 31 Aug 2020
  80.6%
212,451
Nairobi UNHCR 31 Aug 2020
  6.0%
15,827
Turkana UNHCR 30 Sep 2020
  13.4%
35,189

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  •   Highlights
    In total, as of 28th Feb. 52,591 Somali refugees returned home since 8th December 2014, when UNHCR started supporting voluntary return of Somali refugees.
    13 Mar 2017
    As of 15th Feb. 49,376 Somali refugees from Kenya returned home since 8th December 2014 ( when Vol-rep started) out of which 10,062 were supported in 2017 alone
    07 Mar 2017
    The relocation of people into the new Ifo Extension, which began on 25 July, is continuing. So far, UNHCR and its partners have moved nearly 18,000 refugees into the part of Ifo Extension formerly referred to as Ifo 3.
    12 Aug 2011
    Some 259 refugees relocated from the outskirts of Dagahaley to Ifo II on 18 August. Simulteneously, the exercise to relocate refugees from the outskirts of Ifo to the Ifo 3 part of the extension continues.
    18 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 vehicle ferrying passengers from Lokichoggio to Kakuma was washed away while trying to cross a seasonal river in Turkana West District, and 8 people lost their lives; it is believed that some among the dead were Sudanese on their way to Kakuma to seek asylum.
    11 Aug 2011
    Relocation to Kambioos has commenced. Some 883 individuals relocated by 20 August
    20 Aug 2011
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    Swedish Minister for International Development Cooperation, Ms. Isabella Lövin, visited Dadaab Refugee Camps

    UNHCR, 19 May 2016

    Swedish Minister for International Development Cooperation, Ms. Isabella Lövin, visited Dadaab Refugee Camps. The Minister was accompanied by a high level delegation from the Government of Sweden, officials from the Government of Kenya and UNHCR Country Representatives to Kenya and Somalia. Ms. Löv... Read more

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    116 Somali refugees return from Dadaab camps to Mogadishu, spearheading new phase of voluntary repatriation

    http://www.unhcr.org/55c1fadd9.html, 05 Aug 2015

    The arrival at Mogadishu International Airport today of 116 Somali refugees from Kenya marks a new chapter in the voluntary return process. Earlier in the morning, the two planes took off from Dadaab in Northeastern Kenya, the largest refugee settlement in the world, still hosting 333,000 Somali ref... Read more

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    Kenya: MSF forced to close Dadaab health posts and evacuate staff amid escalating insecurity

    MSF, 28 May 2015

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    High Commissioner Guterres wraps up visit to Kenya and Somalia to discuss the future of the Dadaab refugee camps

    UNHCR, 09 May 2015

    UN High Commissioner for Refugees, António Guterres last night completed a visit to Kenya and Somalia where he met with the Presidents of the two countries, as well as Somali refugees and returnees. Speaking in Nairobi Mr. Guterres said, "We reached a common understanding with the Presidents of K... Read more

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    KENYA: US Secretary of States John Kerry visits UNHCR, speaks to students in Dadaab Refugee Camp via Skype

    UNHCR, 04 May 2015

    NAIROBI, 4 May 2015 (UNHCR) – US Secretary of State, Mr. John Kerry, visited UNHCR Representation Office in Kenya, accompanied by a delegation of senior officials from the US Government. Mr. Kerry expressed his utmost appreciation and respect for the work done by UNHCR in Kenya. The Represe... Read more

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