JRS South Asia

 

The JRS South Asia regional office, based in New Delhi, India, coordinates the work in India and Bangladesh.

Currently, in India, there are 61,800 Sri Lankan refugees living in 107 camps throughout the state of Tamil Nadu. In 2017, over 8,700 refugees directly benefited from JRS’s efforts, such as formal and non-formal education, vocational training, community services, capacity building of camp leaders, women and youth development, and advocacy training and protection.

In Bangladesh, JRS has partnered with Caritas Bangladesh to run child-friendly spaces for Rohingya refugees in the Kutupalong camp, located in Cox’s Bazar.

Countries

Psychosocial workshop for the opening of Child Friendly Spaces for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.
Psychosocial workshop for the opening of Child Friendly Spaces for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. (Jesuit Refugee Service)
English training for JRS staff in Tamil Nadu, India.
English training for JRS staff in Tamil Nadu, India. (Jesuit Refugee Service)

Contact

Regional Office:

New Delhi, India

+91 11 49534175