Located in Lahj Governorate, Kharaz camp was opened in 2001 and remains the only refugee camp in Yemen.
As of December 2019, the camp is home to 8,639 refugees and asylum seekers mostly from Somalia and Ethiopia.
UNHCR and partners provide protection and assistance to refugees and host communities.
8,639 - Number of refugees and asylum seekers in Kharaz Camp as of December 2019
52% - Percent of registered refugees are women and girls
3% - Percent of registered refugees in Kharaz Camp are elderly (>60 years old)