Other JRS Publications
Publications
Here you will find a variety of publications from Jesuit Refugee Service. The Annual Reports give you an idea of our involvement in over 50 countries worldwide. The JRS Eastern Africa Newsletter provides you with more insight on specific areas of concern. Servir is a bi-annual magazine that highlights issues affecting the forcibly displaced and JRS' latest project activities. You will also find books, brochures, research reports and recommended readings. 



U.S. Humanitarian, Refugee and Asylum Policy
The members of Refugee Council USA look forward to working with the Administration of President Barack Obama and members of the new Congress in formulating policies that will effectively address the most pressing needs of some of the world’s most vulnerable populations: refugees, asylum seekers and others who lack the basic human security that all people deserve. Each brief paper attached includes specific recommendations as well as background information. Common themes of the recommendations include strengthening fundamental American values, developing efficient and accountable systems, and strengthening our partnerships. RCUSA is a coalition of twenty-four U.S. nongovernmental organizations focused on refugee protection. RCUSA provides advocacy on issues affecting the rights of refugees, asylum seekers, displaced persons, victims of trafficking and victims of torture in the U.S. and across the world. Read the report here.
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Child Soldiers in Uganda and the Challenges of NGOs
A research paper on the conflict in northern Uganda, the situation of child soldiers and the involvement of NGOs.

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Hidden and exposed: Urban Refugees in Nairobi, Kenya
The traditional image of life in tented, sprawling camps no longer tells the full refugee story. As the world urbanizes, refugees too are increasingly moving to built up areas – including large towns and cities. Refugees move to the city in the hope of finding a sense of community, safety and economic independence. However, in reality, what many actually find is harassment, physical assault and poverty. Yet there has been scant research into their situation and funding and resources available to assist urban refugees are limited. The Humanitarian Policy Group at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), the International Rescue Committee and the Refugee Consortium of Kenya have written a working paper to better understand the policy framework for refugees in Kenya and current assistance available to them. 
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