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22 Feb, 2021

JRS has witnessed first hand the immense suffering of those whose lives have been directly impacted by war and conflict in Iraq. We look forward to the visit of Pope Francis and welcome his untiring commitment to promote human fraternity.

Hundreds of displaced families are still living in camps and settlements in Sharya and surrounding villages, in the Dohuk Governorate, northern Iraq.
15 Feb, 2021

Refugee-made crafts have a story behind. Meet the suppliers of Mikono, the JRS livelihoods project that helps refugees to become selfreliant.

Refugee-made crafts sold by Mikono
11 Feb, 2021

JRS and the Fidel Götz Foundation’s partnership in the Naweza Project allows a young refugee to pursue her dreams of becoming a nurse. She now encourages other young girls to follow her lead.

04 Feb, 2021

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi visited JRS partnered projects in Yambio, South Sudan, where we assist returning IDPs with special needs.

27 Jan, 2021

Through this programme, JRS is creating opportunities for the Chin and Afghan refugee women in Delhi to better respond to the needs of the labour market.

Through the Skilling Circle programme, refugee women in Delhi are lerning new skills to better respond to the needs of the labour market. (Jesuit Refugee Service)
22 Jan, 2021

More than 100 Catholic leaders have joined together in support of the entry into force of the nuclear ban for a world free of nuclear weapons calling for moral leadership and divestment.

07 Jan, 2021

Sadie’s disability has never stopped her from going to school and pursuing her education. Now, she can also move independently.

Sadié with her new tricycle, donated by UNHCR and JRS
27 Dec, 2020

Behind each of these stories is the “JRS fabric” that holds them together, the fabric of accompaniment that you make possible. Each of these stories reveals your hands, embraced by God’s, at work in JRS.

School during COVID-19 in Kounoungou refugee camp, Guereda, Chad.
18 Dec, 2020

Danielle Vella, based in Malta, has worked for JRS for more than 20 years and currently serves as the Director of Reconciliation & Social Cohesion for JRS, where she leads the organization’s efforts to build bridges, create spaces of hospitality and welcome for refugees and host communities, along with JRS teams around the world.

Danielle Vella currently serves as the Director of Reconciliation & Social Cohesion for JRS.