Bangkok, 11 August, 2010 – Jesuit Refugee Service, one of the few organizations to assist refugees
in urban settings worldwide, has long recognized the severe state of
neglect of urban refugees, and has tried to address these needs.
Through advocacy to UNHCR and local authorities, direct assistance with
food, housing and medical expenses, education, livelihood projects, and
counselling and referral services, JRS addresses the broad spectrum of
needs of urban refugees.