Regional Mixed Migration Monthly Summaries

The RMMS compiles a summary each month of all relevant movement with statistics, where known, as well as descriptions of political events and policy changes affecting mixed migration in the region. Monthly summaries are available from 2011.

 

 

 

 

Trend Analysis

The RMMS tracks the latest trends in terms of political context, national policy and data that have an impact on mixed migration flows within and out of the region. This section offers quarterly trend analysis as well as end of year summaries.

Mediawatch

National, regional and international press cover different aspects of news relating to smuggling, trafficking, refugees and economic migrants in the region. This section offers a monthly review of all articles relevant to mixed migration in the news with easy links to the original presentation.

RMMS Research Initiatives

Research is one of the central pillars of the work of RMMS. This section lists the current and anticipated areas of research as well as past publications. RMMS research projects are also reported under the Publications section of this website.

Featured Articles

As part of its analysis and advocacy work the RMMS regularly offers featured articles on important contemporary mixed migration issues. This section presents the archives of past and present articles relating to mixed migration in the region and beyond.

Film & Documentaries

Any film record, news clip or documentary relating to mixed migration relevant to the Horn of Africa and Yemen region is listed in this section, offering the viewer an archive listing (with links) of past and present films.

 

 

 

Statistics at a Glance

New Arrivals along Yemen’s coast*

Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden

Total arrival in 2014

16,504

Total arrival in 2015

29,912 

Yemen Displacements

Refugees in Djibouti

Total refugees as at May 2015

873

IDPs as at April 2015

634,000

Refugees and asylum seekers in Kenya**

Somali

Nairobi Population as at May 2015

32,317

Total population in Kenya as of

May

2015

423,244

Ethiopian

Nairobi population as at May 2015

8,007

Total population in Kenya as of May 2015

 30,749

Refugees in Djibouti

Somali

 

 

Ethiopian

2015 February

 

 

2015 February

11,700

 

 

479

Total population in Djibouti as of February

2015 

12,431

Refugees in Ethiopia

Somali

 

 

South Sudanese

2015 April

 

 

 

2015 April

246,152

 

 

 

265,469

Total population in Ethiopia as of April

2015 

689,107

IDPs in Somalia***

Displaced 

-

Estimated total

1,106,000

*Arrival figures are between the months of January and April

**Source UNHCR. As at 1st May 2015, there were officially 55,569 refugees and asylum seekers in Nairobi (including Sudanese, South Sudanese, Eritrean, Ugandan, Rwandan, Burundian and Congolese nationals). Unofficially the figure is estimated to be much higher. 

***Source UNHCR. As at May 2015, it is estimated that over 1.1 million persons were displaced in Somalia. The breakdown was as follows: 84,000 in Somaliland, 129,000 in Puntland and 893,000 in South Central Somalia.