Hitsats Refugee Camp - Camp Profile Shire 31 October 2018

Report
from UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Published on 31 Oct 2018 View Original

2013
Camp opened in May 2013
1,333
Permanent shelters built
Community- based Structures in place: Refugee Central Committee, Women Association, Youth Association, Association of Persons with disability
44 %
Of the population is under the age of 18 out of which 17% are female
15,017
refugees
Individually registered with ration cards
Education
Infrastructure available: 01 primary, 1 early, NO secondary, 01 YEP and 01 vocational training centre

OVERVIEW

The Hitsats refugee camp was established to accommodate Eritrean refugees seeking international protection.

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS

Emergency interventions have been launched to ensure adequate reception conditions in Hitsats camp. So far, a total of 36 temporary communal emergency shelters, 18 communal latrines and 18 tap stands were made available to new arrivals in Hitsats refugee camp.