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Frequently words are not enough to explain the dramatic situations in which forcibly displaced persons live. This section tries to bring you closer to the lives of refugees through with the presentation of audiovisual materials.
Urban Refugees

Learn more about JRS and urban refugees

Jesuit Refugee Service, one of the few organizations to assist refugees in urban settings worldwide, has long recognized the severe state of neglect of urban refugees, and has tried to address these needs. Through advocacy to UNHCR and local authorities, direct assistance with food, housing and medical expenses, education, livelihood projects, and counseling and referral services, JRS addresses the broad spectrum of needs of urban refugees.

Pontifex Hear Us

South Africa: radio interview with Country Director, Johan Viljoen

Kenya: journey to self-reliance

Lebanon: space to learn

France: Jesuit Refugee Service Welcome Project, the host family experience

France: JRS Welcome Project, the refugee experience

Sanctuary and Sustenance: refugee images on the Church of Gesù

Syria: witnessing the hope and resilience of Syrians

International: JRS takes global approach to urban refugee issues

Jordan: bringing higher education to refugees

JRS accompanies urban refugees

Jesuit Refugee Service and urban refugees

JRS services for urban refugees

JRS focus on urban refugees

Thailand: urban refugee programmes

Refugee protection and solutions in urban areas

Jesuit Refugee Service - Eastern Africa

Ecuador: refugee crisis simmers

Jesuit Refugee Service - Europe