The Principal Secretary, State Department of Immigration and Citizen Services,

National Steering Committee at Villa Rosa Kempiski Hotel Nairobi

Amb. Prof. Julius Bitok speaking during the unveiling the


Government and World Food Programme Collaborate

to Support Vulnerable Populations in Kenya

The PS Interior, Amb.(Prof.) Julius K. Bitok, High Commissioner for Refugees, Mr. Filippo Grandi,

DRS Comissioner for Refugee Services, Mr. John Burugu

during the World Refugee Day celebration at Kakuma Refugee Camp

UNHCR Country Representative, Caroline Van Buren

Registration Officers taking fingerprints

Registration officers renewing refugee ID cards

World Refugee Day performance in Kakuma Refugee Camp

Refugees and asylum seekers showcase artwork in Kakuma Refugee Camp

Refugees and asylum seekers showcase artwork

Refugee showcase artwork in Kakuma

DRS - UNHCR Marshall Plan team

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A Half a Billion Shilling Project to enhance Women’s Resilience in Refugee camps and Host Communities

Refugee and host community women in Kenya will benefit from a half a billion shillings donated by the Japanese government. H.E. Mr. HORIE Ryoichi, Ambassador of Japan to Kenya and Ms. Anna Mutavati, Kenya Country Director for UN Women signed Kshs. 503,429,246.95 (USD 4,595,429) project aimed at enhancing women’s resilience in refugee camps” on 10th February 2021.


PS for Gender Prof. Coletta Suda (Second right) and the former Ag. Commissioner Kodeck Makori …..

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Kenya launched a Marshal Plan National Steering Committee of 18 Principal Secretaries to come up with the Refugee Marshal plan on 9th May 2023. The Marshal Plan is a shift in refugee policy from aid-dependency to refugee self-reliance and development.


Refugee and Asylum population at a Glance

Kenya is a host to approximately 636,024 refugees and asylum seekers as of 31 July, 2023. This population comprises of 525,083 (83%) refugees and 110,941(17%) asylum-seekers. The population continues to increase compared to the month of June with a population of 623,865 through registration of new arrivals and resumption of registration in Dadaab refugee camp.

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