UNHCR Somalia Factsheet - November 2013

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

Operation Highlights

The number of refugees from Somalia –1.1 million–is the third highest in the world after Afghanistan and Syria UNHCR leads protection and emergency relief interventions targeting 700,000 IDPs out of a total IDP population estimated at 1.1 million and over 2,300 refugees in Somalia.

As at December 18, 2013, there were 999, 548, Somali refugees in the region; mainly hosted in Kenya, Yemen, Egypt, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Tanzania and Uganda and over 1.1 million Somalis internally displaced within the country, settled mainly in the South-Central region.

Over 21,517 Somalis have so far sought refuge in neighboring countries in 2013. In the month of October, 8, 300 movements were reported in different areas in Somalia due to cross-border movements, IDP eviction, forced return, insecurity, lack of livelihood and clan conflict.