Cover of JRS's 2019 annual report: special needs students participate in an event in Kakuma refugee camp, Kenya.
21 Apr, 2021

The climate crisis has a very human face. It is already a reality for multitudes of vulnerable people worldwide. The Catholic Church shows a warm pastoral care for those who have been displaced from their homes by its effects.

22 Feb, 2021

Almost 7 years after the Islamic State (ISIS) militants launched a genocide against the Yazidi community in Sinjar, over thirty signatories ask for comprehensive international and governmental effort to search for missing Yazidi people.

12 Oct, 2020

Read the JRS annual report 2019 to learn how we served 811,884 refugees and forcibly displaced people around the world.

Cover of JRS's 2019 annual report: special needs students participate in an event in Kakuma refugee camp, Kenya.
05 May, 2020

The “Pastoral Orientations on Internally Displaced People” offer practical suggestions for local Churches affected by forced displacement and identifies pastoral practices which can be carried out and renewed.

30 Apr, 2020

The basis of JRS’s advocacy work is our service to the people we accompany. Here is a list of regions, countries, and projects where JRS serves IDPs, the major protection risks and needs for each population, and how JRS is working to meet those needs.

DPs camp in Masisi, Democratic Republic of Congo. (Sergi Camara/Entreculturas)
17 Dec, 2019

This booklet offers information that can be implemented in local programs and groups collaborating at a distance

Woman at the JRS protection centre, Safe Haven
14 Jun, 2019

In 2018, the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) served 677,804 people in 56 countries. Read the annual report to learn more about our work and the impact we made on the lives of forcibly displaced people.

Young female students line up at a JRS school in Baalbek, Lebanon.
11 Mar, 2019

For millions of refugee girls, education is out of reach. Despite substantial increases in access to girls’ education around the world over the last two decades, refugee girls remain left behind. “Her Future: Challenges & Recommendations to Increase Education for Refugee Girls” calls for decision makers to prioritise education for refugee and displaced girls and provides recommendations to improve access.

27 Aug, 2018

In 2017, JRS made an impact on the lives of nearly 640,000 people in 52 countries. Learn more about our work and about how we continued to seek new and better ways to serve the world’s most vulnerable displaced people by reading our 2017 annual report.

Refugee woman teaches class in South Sudan