Tag: JRS East Africa

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...

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.

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.

Risk Communication in South Sudan

The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) South Sudan current contribution to the Covid-19 response in Maban is one of accompaniment - visitation and knowledge-sharing - with the most vulnerable people...

Moving Forward in South Sudan

"Nothing can prepare you for what you will see and experience on the refugee camps of Maban in South Sudan’s Upper Nile State. There is just dust, a scattering of...

International Women’s Day 2020

On International Women’s Day, we hear from women who are living on Doro, Batil and Kaya Refugee Camps in Maban, South Sudan about their struggles and hopes. They are...

Resilience in South Sudan

Noelle Fitzpatrick visited the Irish Jesuit Missions office recently to discuss her work as Country Director with the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) in South Sudan and update us about...

Thanks for the Flood of Support

Thousands of people, such as this mother and her children, have been forced to seek higher ground. Photo: Jesuit Refugee Service The response to our emergency appeal for the...