Normilah, an IDP in the Philippines, shares the lessons she learned from war.
Lukas Gilius, the finance assistant at the JRS international office in Rome, reflects on his trip to southern Africa where he visited projects in Malawi and Pretoria.
As Ramadan begins, JRS calls on communities of all faiths to embrace the gift of forgiveness.
Basamat Osman Atom, a student of the JRS South Sudan Teacher Training programme, shares her story of receiving an education on the run, and how she wants to use her skills to improve opportunities for the entire community.
JRS has implemented a new monitoring and evaluation technique which focuses on the outcomes and impact of our services through stories of change. At a recent workshop in Lebanon, Noor, a Syrian refugee, reflected on the impact JRS’s services had on her life.
Last year the United Nations marked the 20th anniversary of the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement by launching a three-year Plan of Action for advancing prevention, protection, and solutions for Internally Displaced People. Today, JRS joins in urging governments to protect and support all in their countries who are dispossessed and dislocated.
A rally was organized in Kamrieng, Cambodia, to mark the 20th anniversary of the Mine Ban Treaty. Phanna, a survivor of a landmine explosion, came to share her story with the audience.
Gugu Angela Mngadi offers her testimony on the challenges faced by asylum seekers and refugees when accessing healthcare facilities in South Africa. She speaks of her experiences while volunteering as a paralegal for JRS.
The JRS reconciliation and social cohesion team held a workshop between community leaders and staff to promote the sustainable integration of returnees in Burundi.