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Published by: RMMS Horn of Africa & Yemen

Region: East Africa and Yemen

Monthly Summary

East Africa and Yemen, November 2014

Regional mixed migration summary for November 2014 covering mixed migration events, trends and data for Djibouti, Eritrea, Sudan, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Puntland, Somalia, Somaliland and Yemen.

In November 2014, 11,053 migrants/refugees crossed into Yemen via the Red Sea (Djibouti) and the Arabian Sea (Somaliland/Puntland), a 6% increase compared with the number of migrants/refugees that reached Yemen in October 2014, and a 447% increase compared to the number of migrants/refugees that arrived in November 2013. Approximately 85% of the migrants who reached Yemen in October were of Ethiopian origin while the rest were Somali, maintaining the approximate arrival ratio between the two groups that has existed for the last 3 years.

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