Ethiopia: Kobe Camp Snapshot (April 2013)

Map
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 on 24 June 2011 and ended 16 July 2011, during which time the Camp has grown rapidly.

Areas of Origin

53% of residents are from Bay, 30% are from Gedo, 13% are from Bakol, remaining are from various areas in Somalia.

Cultural Background

Sunni Muslim Majority (80%) are May May speakers from Rahanweyn clan, 12% 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)