Frequently words are not enough to explain the dramatic situations in which forcibly displaced persons live. This section tries to bring you closer to the lives of refugees through the presentation of audiovisual materials.
Urban Refugees

Learn more about JRS and urban refugees

Jesuit Refugee Service, one of the few organizations to assist refugees in urban settings worldwide, has long recognized the severe state of neglect of urban refugees, and has tried to address these needs. Through advocacy to UNHCR and local authorities, direct assistance with food, housing and medical expenses, education, livelihood projects, and counseling and referral services, JRS addresses the broad spectrum of needs of urban refugees.

Businesswoman in Motion: Jeanette's tale

Tailor in Motion: Rebecca's tale

Rapper in Motion: Alino's tale

Art Teacher in Motion: Mebrahtu's tale

Carpenter in Motion: Musa's tale

Emmylou Harris shines a light on refugee crisis

World Refugee Day 2016: Open Minds, Unlock Potential

Pontifex Hear Us

Kenya: journey to self-reliance

Jesuit Refugee Service and urban refugees

JRS focus on urban refugees

JRS services for urban refugees

Refugee protection and solutions in urban areas