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Press Contact James Stapleton (International Office in Rome)
Phone +39 06 69 868 468
Email international.communications@jrs.net
Description JRS West Africa is one of 10 geographic regions of the Jesuit Refugee Service, an international Catholic organisation sponsored by the Society of Jesus.  The regional office in West Africa serves refugee and internally displaced people in Central African Republic (CAR), Chad and Côte d’Ivoire.  Services include:  education, skills training, vocational training and healthcare.  JRS supports the redevelopment of war-torn communities in these areas, including the reconstruction of schools and the reintegration of former child soliders.
Countries Burkina Faso
Cameroon
Central African Republic
Chad
Côte d’Ivoire