Ethiopia: Buramino Camp Snapshot (April 2013)

from UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Published on 30 Apr 2013 View Original

Contextual Background

Pattern in Population Change

Organized large-scale relocation from the Transit Centre began in November 2011

Areas of Origin

46% are from Gedo, 35% are from Bay, 15% are from Bakol, remaining are from various other locations in Somalia.

Cultural Background

Sunni Muslim

64% are May May speakers from Rahanweyn clan, 22% are Mahatiri speakers from Maheren clan and the remaining are from various other Somali clans.

Main Occupations

Pastoralists (livestock herding: goats, camels, cows, sheep and donkeys)