Pattern in Population
As the refugee camps in Gambella quickly reached their capacity, Tierkidi Camp was opened on 17 May 2014 to receive the new arrivals, transiting mainly from Akobo, Pagak and Burbiey entry points.
Areas of Origin
The population is primarily comprised of refugees originating from South Sudan’s Unity, Upper Nile and Jonglei states.
The refugees are predominantly ethnic Luo-Nuer.