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.
Landmines/ cluster bombs

Learn about the effects of these weapons in this section

Thanks to the 1997 Mine Ban Treaty, landmine use has dramatically dropped. Today, although the weapon is only used in a handful of conflicts, it continues to pose a significant and lasting threat. Following the signing of the treaty banning landmines, civil society groups, including the Jesuit Refugee Service, established the Cluster Munitions Coalition, and shifted their advocacy activities to concentrate on the prohibition of cluster munitions.





International: Lend your leg

Cluster bombs

JRS urges nations to ban landmines