Pattern in Population Change
Organized large-scale relocation from the Transit Centre began on 05 August 2011 and completed early September 2011, during which time Hilaweyn Camp has grown rapidly
Areas of Origin
50% are from Gedo, 31% are from Bay, 16% are from Bakol, remaining are from various other locations in Somalia.
64% are May May speakers from Rahanweyn clan, 22% are Mahatiri speakers from Maheren clan and the remaining are from various other Somali clans.
Pastoralists (livestock herding: goats, camels, cows, sheep and donkeys)