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Tierkidi Camp Profile July 2014

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Contextual Background

Pattern in Population Change

As refugee camps in Gambella quickly reached their capacity, Tierkidi (formerly Kule 2) was opened in April 2014 to receive the new arrivals, transiting mainly from 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.

Cultural Background

The refugees are predominantly ethnic Luo-Nuer. Main Occupations Primarily farmers and pastoralists.