Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS)

ECOSOC Status: Special Consultative
Type: NGO working on Crime
Address: Borgo S. Spirito 4,
00193 Roma,
Country: Italy
Region: Europe
Website: http://www.jrs.net
UN Languages: English, Spanish, French
Other languages: Italian
   
Areas:
  • Education
  • Anti-Human Trafficking
  • Legal Assistance

  • Other:'Emergency assistance, health and nutrition, income generating activities and social services'
Short description:
The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) is an international Catholic organisation with a mission to accompany, serve and defend the rights of refugees and forcibly displaced people. JRS undertakes services at national and regional levels with the support of an international office in Rome.
JRS programmes are found in over 50 countries, providing assistance to refugees in refugee camps, to people displaced within their own country, to asylum seekers in cities and those held in detention.
Other offices:
Region Countries Website Email
Europe Belgium Web: www.jrseurope.org europe@jrs.net
Eastern Africa Kenya http://www.easternafrica.jrs.net/home.php easternafrica@jrs.net
Western Africa C├┤te d'Ivoire http://www.jrswestafrica.org/ppal/index.asp west.africa@jrs.net
Central and Southern Africa South Africa southern.africa@jrs.net
Northern America United States of America http://www.jrsusa.org/ united.states@jrs.net
Latin America Venezuela http://sjrvenezuela.org.ve/ latin.america@jrs.net
Southern and Eastern Asia India south.asia@jrs.net
Southern and Eastern Asia Thailand http://www.jrsap.org/home/ asia.pacific@jrs.net