Working Together in India

Covid-19 is spreading rapidly across the Indian subcontinent. It has been recording the biggest daily increase in cases for weeks. There are now more than 5 million confirmed cases...

Impact of Flood Relief in Maban

From July to October 2019, Maban in South Sudan experienced flooding at a severity not witnessed since the early 1980s. Families from both refugee and host communities in the...

JRS South Sudan Rises to the Challenge

"A lot of good work is ongoing here, despite the continued closure of all institutes of learning, which of course impacts us significantly. We have been forced to consider...

Kakuma Safe Haven

In Kakuma Refugee Camp, JRS provides a refuge and psychosocial support in their Safe Haven centre for the most at-risk and traumatised people within this community, including girls escaping...

JRS Responds to Ethiopian Refugees

Ethiopia hosts the second-largest number of refugees in Africa, after Uganda. IJM and Misean Cara are funding a Covid-19 emergency response by the Jesuit Refugee Service(JRS) in Ethiopia, which...

Lockdown Left Many Ugandans Hungry

In Uganda, the Covid-19 lockdown has had devastating effects on the lives of the population, leaving people without a way to make an income and...

Covid-19 Emergency Appeal

Cura personalis or ‘care for the whole person’ is a hallmark of Ignatian Spirituality and therefore is a key principle of the Jesuit ethos. It is a holistic approach...

Support in Kangemi Slum

Kangemi Slum on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya is home to more than 100,000 people, who live in makeshift dwellings of cardboard, tin or plastic, with five or six...

Ugandan Restrictions Severe

In Uganda, where most of the population works in the informal economy, the Covid-19 lockdown has had severe consequences, leaving people in need of income and food.

Refugee Women Make Face Masks

There are many difficulties in preventing the spread of Covid-19 in refugee camps and settlements, where people are in close proximity with limited access to water, and...

A Home from Home

Katie Mars from Doylestown, Pennsylvania worked with Irish Jesuit Missions as a Programmes Support Officer until the Covid-19 pandemic put an untimely end to her stay in Ireland. She...

Kakuma Camp Prepares for Covid-19

Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya has no reported cases of Covid-19 yet, and measures are being put in place to mitigate its impact.