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22 May, 2022

Touched by the stories of refugees, Sr Ewa joined JRS in Athens to put her faith into action and support forcibly displaced people.

21 May, 2022

Jesuit Refugee Service USA is deeply disappointed by the decision of a federal court in Louisiana that will prevent the Biden administration from ending Title 42 after May 23. Public health experts have repeatedly affirmed that Title 42 is not needed to protect public health, however the policy has been used to prevent millions of asylum seekers from legally asking for protection.

20 May, 2022

JRS Romania provides accommodation, psychosocial support, education, and recreational activities for children with support from Ukrainian women.

20 May, 2022

By the end of this decade, 700 million people – nearly half of Africa’s population – will be forced from their homes due to climate-related water shortages.

17 May, 2022

To foster former child soldiers’ social inclusion, JRS CAR provides them and their communities with educational and training opportunities.

13 May, 2022

Water brings life, and the lack of water becomes death. This problem continues, as seen in the Syrian Civil War, which began in 2011 with the Arab Spring and continues today.

13 May, 2022

During the month of May, we especially honor Mary, the mother of our Lord, and all mothers who provide love and care for their families. Among the most impressive mothers I have met are refugee mothers.

13 May, 2022

We must start building this future today so that all people have safe homes where families can thrive, and so that each generation may benefit from our work in a more inclusive and peaceful world.

12 May, 2022

Starting in 2021, Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) started offering a new home and an array of psychosocial and livelihood activities for twenty-one displaced young women at St. Martha’s Home in Douala, Cameroon. This program aims to help them overcome atrocities they lived through while fleeing their communities, as well as help them with their educational, social, and economic reintegration.

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