Turkey: Iraqis constantly on the move in search of a brighter future
Ankara, 4 February 2013 – As the international community focuses its attention on the Syrian conflict, refugees from other areas of conflict are all but forgotten. In Turkey, the JRS team is coming into contact with more and more Iraqis who have been doubly displaced – once to Syria and now to Turkey or other countries. Their stories tell of a never-ending struggle to survive in new places and their search for a brighter future.
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Turkey: Refugee families share their anxieties about the present and the future
Ankara, 30 January 2013 – As the numbers of refugees entering Turkey rose to unprecedented numbers in 2012, JRS is focusing its services on reaching out to highly vulnerable refugee populations, such as Afghanis or Iranians. At the same time, Iraqis, who have been doubly displaced by fleeing first to Syria, and then to Turkey, are placed in highly vulnerable circumstances. During recent home visits, families of refugees shared their stories with JRS about how they came to be in Turkey.
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Video: JRS defines global approach to urban refugees
Bangkok, 30 March 2012 – To Berlin, Bogotá, Bangkok ... UN statistics show that most refugees around the world are going to cities. But do they all face similar obstacles in their new host cities? Are there common approaches JRS can take to serve refugees living in urban areas? At a global consultation meeting held in Bangkok between 19 and 23 March, JRS staff from more than 25 countries gave a qualified yes to these questions.

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Video: JRS focus on urban refugees
(Rome) June 20, 2010 — Urban refugees were not the focus at the very beginning of the Jesuit Refugee Service. At the time of JRS' founding, the classic image of refugees was the camp.
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