Kenya


Kenya: the fifth largest asylum country in Africa

Kenya maintains an open-door policy to refugee movements and is the fifth largest asylum country in Africa. Since 2017, the country has been one of the CRRF pilots and is a major stakeholder in the regional response to the Somali refugee situation. Refugees are mostly located in camps and settlements in Dadaab and Kakuma, accounting for 44 and 40 per cent of refugees in the entire country.

Number of refugees: 471,724