Somalia is the country generating the
highest number of refugees in the world, after Afghanistan and Iraq. As
of the end of July 2010 there were 600,484 Somali refugees, mainly hosted
in Kenya, Yemen, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Tanzania and Uganda and 1.4
million Somalis internally displaced within the country, settled mainly
in the South-Central region.
In 2010, almost 50,065 Somalis sought
refuge in neighboring countries and over 200,000 were internally displaced,
mainly in South Central Somalia, in particular from the capital, Mogadishu.