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Refugees from Somalia JSON 
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Last updated 01 Apr 2017
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Refugees from Somalia by date JSON 
Refugees from Somalia by sub-location JSON 
Location name Source Data date Population
Dadaab UNHCR 1 Apr 2017
  78.3%
245,126
Kakuma UNHCR 1 Apr 2017
  12.2%
38,075
Nairobi UNHCR 1 Apr 2017
  9.6%
30,054


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    Map/graphic showing the displacement of Somalis in in the Greater Horn of Africa region as of 30 September 2017

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    Map/graphic showing the displacement of Somalis in in the Greater Horn of Africa region as of 30 September 2017
    Published: 10 November 2017 (2 months ago)
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    UNHCR Somalia Situation Supplementary Appeal

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    Jan-Dec 2017
    Published: 31 May 2017 (7 months ago)
    Uploaded: 28 June 2017 (6 months ago)
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    Nairobi declaration on Durable solutions for Somali refugees and reintegration of returnees in Somalia

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    Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD)
    Published: 25 March 2017 (9 months ago)
    Uploaded: 28 June 2017 (6 months ago)
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    UNHCR Dadaab bi-weekly update 01-15 March 2017

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    UNHCR Dadaab bi-weekly update 01-15 March 2017
    Published: 23 March 2017 (9 months ago)
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    UNHCR Dadaab bi-weekly update 15 - 28 Feb. 2017

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    UNHCR Dadaab bi-weekly update 15 - 28 Feb. 2017
    Published: 13 March 2017 (10 months ago)
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    Somali refugees population in Dadaab camps per area of origin as of 28 February 2017

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    Published: 10 March 2017 (10 months ago)
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    Culture, context and mental health of Somali refugees

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    A primer for staff working in mental health and psychosocial support programmes
    Published: 5 January 2017 (1 year ago)
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    Kenya Kakuma New Arrivals Trend 4th-10th Sep 2016

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    Published: 12 September 2016 (1 year ago)
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    Kenya Kakuma Camp population 2016-08-31

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    Published: 1 September 2016 (1 year ago)
    Uploaded: 1 September 2016 (1 year ago)
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    Kenya Kakuma New Arrivals Trend 4th-10th Sep 2016

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    Published: 12 September 2016 (1 year ago)
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    Alinjugur/Dadaab Statistics-10 Feb 2013

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    Published: 10 February 2013 (4 years ago)
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    Kakuma Daily Registration Statistics_2013-01-31

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    Published: 1 February 2013 (4 years ago)
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    Kakuma Camp Population Statistics_2013-01-31

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    Published: 1 February 2013 (4 years ago)
    Uploaded: 1 February 2013 (4 years ago)
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    Alinjugur/Dadaab Statistics-27 Jan 2013

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    Published: 28 January 2013 (4 years ago)
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    Kakuma Camp Population Statistics

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    Published: 22 January 2013 (4 years ago)
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    Alinjugur/Dadaab Statistics-20 Jan 2013

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    Published: 22 January 2013 (4 years ago)
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    Kakuma Camp New Arrivals Statistics

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    Published: 22 January 2013 (4 years ago)
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    Alinjugur/Dadaab Statistics-14 Jan 2013

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    Published: 15 January 2013 (5 years ago)
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    UNHCR Somalia Situation Supplementary Appeal

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    Jan-Dec 2017
    Published: 31 May 2017 (7 months ago)
    Uploaded: 28 June 2017 (6 months ago)
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    In-Kind Donations - Dadaab

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    Published: 27 September 2011 (6 years ago)
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    Core Relief Items - Dadaab

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    Published: 27 September 2011 (6 years ago)
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    Map/graphic showing the displacement of Somalis in in the Greater Horn of Africa region as of 30 September 2017

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    Map/graphic showing the displacement of Somalis in in the Greater Horn of Africa region as of 30 September 2017
    Published: 10 November 2017 (2 months ago)
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    Population of Concern to UNHCR in Kenya - 31 August 2012

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    Published: 14 September 2012 (5 years ago)
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    Kenya - Somalia Border Overview Map, July 2012

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    Published: 27 July 2012 (5 years ago)
    Uploaded: 27 July 2012 (5 years ago)
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    UNHCR Presence in Kenya - July 2012

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    Published: 27 July 2012 (5 years ago)
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    Population of Concern to UNHCR in Kenya 30 June 2012

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    Published: 27 July 2012 (5 years ago)
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    Dagahaley Refugee Camp Overview, January 2012

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    Published: 10 May 2012 (5 years ago)
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    Hagadera Refugee Camp Overview, Januay 2012

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    Published: 10 May 2012 (5 years ago)
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    Kenya - Somalia Border Overview Map

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    Published: 10 May 2012 (5 years ago)
    Uploaded: 10 May 2012 (5 years ago)
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    Kenya - Ifo Refugee Camp Overview, January 2012

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    Published: 10 May 2012 (5 years ago)
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    Nairobi declaration on Durable solutions for Somali refugees and reintegration of returnees in Somalia

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    Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD)
    Published: 25 March 2017 (9 months ago)
    Uploaded: 28 June 2017 (6 months ago)
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    Culture, context and mental health of Somali refugees

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    A primer for staff working in mental health and psychosocial support programmes
    Published: 5 January 2017 (1 year ago)
    Uploaded: 5 January 2017 (1 year ago)
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    Situation Report Dadaab & Alinjugur 17 - 31 July

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    Published: 3 August 2012 (5 years ago)
    Uploaded: 3 August 2012 (5 years ago)
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    Situation Report Dadaab & Alinjugur 3 June 2012

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    Published: 3 August 2012 (5 years ago)
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    Situation Report Dadaab & Alinjugur 1 - 16 July

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    Published: 3 August 2012 (5 years ago)
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    Situation Report for Dadaab & Alinjugur Refugee Camps

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    Situation Report for Dadaab & Alinjugur Refugee Camps
    Published: 18 May 2012 (5 years ago)
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    Highlights - Dadaab & Alinjugur Refugee Camps

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    Highlights - Dadaab & Alinjugur Refugee Camps
    Published: 2 May 2012 (5 years ago)
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    Highlights - Dadaab & Alinjugur Refugee Camps

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    Highlights - Dadaab & Alinjugur Refugee Camps
    Published: 30 April 2012 (5 years ago)
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    Kambioos Camp Profile

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    Kambioos Camp Profile
    Published: 30 April 2012 (5 years ago)
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    BRIEFING NOTE ON THE HEALTH SECTOR DADAAB REFUGEE CAMPS October 2011

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    Published: 18 October 2011 (6 years ago)
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    STATEMENT OF UN HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR REFUGEES ON THE KIDNAPPING OF MSF STAFF AT KENYA’S DADAAB

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    Published: 14 October 2011 (6 years ago)
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    Kenya Kakuma New Arrivals Trend 4th-10th Sep 2016

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    Published: 12 September 2016 (1 year ago)
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    UNHCR Dadaab bi-weekly update 01-15 March 2017

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    UNHCR Dadaab bi-weekly update 01-15 March 2017
    Published: 23 March 2017 (9 months ago)
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    UNHCR Dadaab bi-weekly update 15 - 28 Feb. 2017

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    UNHCR Dadaab bi-weekly update 15 - 28 Feb. 2017
    Published: 13 March 2017 (10 months ago)
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    Somali refugees population in Dadaab camps per area of origin as of 28 February 2017

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    Published: 10 March 2017 (10 months ago)
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    Kenya Kakuma Camp population 2016-08-31

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    Published: 1 September 2016 (1 year ago)
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    KENYA - Urban Demographic Statistics - 31-May-2016

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    Published: 17 June 2016 (1 year ago)
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    Dadaab Population Statistics_31 May 2016

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    Published: 11 June 2016 (1 year ago)
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    KENYA - Kakuma Refugee Camp Population as at 31th May 2016

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    Published: 3 June 2016 (1 year ago)
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    KENYA - Kakuma Refugee Camp Population as at 30th April 2016

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    Published: 20 May 2016 (1 year ago)
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    Dadaab Population Statistics_30 Apr 2016

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    Published: 18 May 2016 (1 year ago)
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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
    UNHCR in collaboration with Lutheran World Federation (LWF) and TdH conducted in 2nd half of April a mass campaign targeting enrolment of children out of school
    19 May 2016
    WFP and UNHCR are preparing for Bamba Chakul - an electronic cash transfer systerm. 10% of distributed cereal rations to be converted into food vouchers.
    18 Sep 2015
    Total number of returnees assisted under the voluntary return process to date: 4,108
    15 Sep 2015
    Ministry of Health declared the end of the Cholera outbreak in Dadaab refugee camps. Last positive case recorded on 16 July. Close monitoring continues.
    10 Sep 2015

      Further news from Relief Web - Kenya

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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

      As violence and threats in the northeastern province of Kenya escalate, international medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has evacuated 42 of its staff from Dadaab refugee camps to Nairobi. The precautionary measure has already had a direct impact on MSF’s ability to provide much-nee... Read more

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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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