Monthly summary (archive)


Published by: RMMS Horn of Africa & Yemen

Region: East and Southern Africa

Monthly Summary

East Africa and Yemen, September 2017

As of August 2017, there were 487,688 registered refugees and asylum seekers in Kenya. The total refugee figure includes refugees from Somalia (288,489), South Sudan (109,222), DR Congo (34,451), Ethiopia (27,574), Burundi (11,437), Sudan (9,874) and other nationalities (18,078). The majority of refugees live in refugee camps across the country, a total of 424,137—with 63,551 of those refu- gees in Nairobi.