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.

Learn about JRS services in this section

Based on the needs of refugees and the capacities of the organisation, Jesuit Refugee Service staff provide a broad range of services (education, emergency relief assistance, healthcare, human rights protection, livelihoods, pastoral care and social services and peace building programmes) to more than 500,000 refugees and other forcibly displaced persons worldwide. These services are made available to refugees and displaced persons regardless of their race, ethnic origin, or religious beliefs.

Businesswoman in Motion: Jeanette's tale

Tailor in Motion: Rebecca's tale

Dancer in Motion: Luwam'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

South Sudan: Thirst to learn

South Sudan: learning in emergencies

South Sudan: investing in peace

Ethiopia: recreational Activities Provide Hope for Young Refugees

South Sudan: education is protection

Serving refugees from Somalia in Ethiopia

Higher education at the margins: Mary McFarland at TEDxGeorgetown

A learning experience at Kakuma refugee camp

International: bringing higher education to refugees