Voluntary Repatriation of Somali Refugees

In November 2013, a Tripartite Agreement between the Governments of Somalia, Kenya and UNHCR was signed.

Voluntary repatriation process started on 8 December 2014 when the first group of refugees voluntarily returned to Somalia.

74,141 The number of Somali refugees who have voluntarily returned home since the process began.

Since 8 December 2014, when UNHCR started supporting voluntary return of Somali refugees. In 2016, 33,725 Somalis were supported to return home.

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