Tag: South Sudan

Country Programmes Officer

Country Programmes Officer – Jesuit Refugee Service  Location: Juba, Central Equatorial State South Sudan Application Closing Date: 21st April 2021 Position opened to: Internationals and nationals with at least...

Teachers Building Peace in Maban

Two years ago, Basamat Osman Tome, a woman from Blue Nile State in Sudan was training to be a teacher with JRS in Maban South Sudan. She was hopeful...

Good news from South Sudan

Tim Flynn, Irish Jesuits International’s Roving Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor has lived and worked in East Africa since 1999. Over the years he has seen first-hand and heard stories...

Lenten Celebrations at Wau School

“For us here at Loyola Secondary School we started our Lenten Season with the second lockdown due to the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic. Our Ash Wednesday mass was...

Change and Living Through uncertain times

Noelle Fitzpatrick, from Cavan has been Country Director of JRS in South Sudan for over a year now. We asked her a few questions about the challenges she and...
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Tippy Taps Christmas Campaign

Sometimes the simplest ideas are the best. This year the Covid-19 pandemic has brought the issue of handwashing to the fore. People are probably washing their hands more than...

Walking with Basamat

Broadcaster and journalist Susan Cahill visited South Sudan early in 2020, just before global Covid-19 travel restrictions came into place and closed the borders. Since then, lockdown measures and...

A Holistic Response to the COVID-19 Crisis

For people in many of the countries where we work, the most immediate threat posed by the Covid-19 pandemic was not the risk of infection, but hunger and a...

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...

Updates on JRS Covid-19 Response

People all around the world share our own anxiety and frustrations about the Covid-19 crisis. But in some countries, poverty means choosing between hunger and the risk of being infected...

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...