Posted on 2 February 2021
The Government of Kenya maintains an open-door asylum policy and two of the world’s largest refugee camp complexes (Kakuma/Kalobeyei and Dadaab) are found in Kenya. The majority of refugees and asylum seekers in Kenya originate from Somalia. Other major nationalities are South Sudanese, Congolese and Ethiopians. Persons of concern from other nationalities including Sudan, Rwanda, Eritrea, Burundi, Uganda and others make up the total population of 494,921, as at the end of June 2020.
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