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Published by: RMMS Horn of Africa & Yemen

Region: East Africa and Yemen

Monthly Summary

East Africa and Yemen, February 2015

Regional mixed migration summary for February 2015 covering mixed migration events, trends and data for Yemen, Djibouti, Somalia, Ethiopia, Eritrea, South Sudan, Israel and Kenya.

In February 2015, 9,560 migrants/refugees crossed into Yemen via the Red Sea (Djibouti) and the Arabian Sea (Somaliland/Puntland), a 9% increase compared with the number of migrants/refugees that arrived in Yemen in January 2015 and a 400% increase compared to the number of migrants/refugees that arrived in February 2014. Irregular flows to Yemen appear to be steadily increasing despite the deteriorating security situation.

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