Latest stories: Refugee Camp

Fr. Lasantha Deabrew, SJ, the Jesuit Refugee Service Project Coordinator at Kakuma Refugee Camp. Credit: Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS)

Jesuit Agency Helping Children with Special Needs at World’s Largest Refugee Camp in Kenya

The leadership of the international refugee organization of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) has, in a documentary, explained how it is reaching out to children with special needs living in the world’s largest refugee camp, Kakuma, located in Northern Kenya, within the Catholic Diocese of Lodwar.

Waters from River Tarach flooding a section of Kakuma Refugee Camp / Fr. Jose Padinjareparampil, SDB

Flash Floods Threatening Apostolate of Salesians at World’s Largest Refugee Camp in Kenya

Flash floods in the region of Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Lodwar are threatening the apostolate of members of the Religious Institute of Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) ministering at the world’s largest refugee camp, Kakuma, an official has told ACI Africa in an interview.

Fr. Lazar Arasu, the Director of Don Bosco Palabek Refugee Services with refugees in Uganda camp.

Salesians in Uganda Keeping Youth in Refugee Camps Productive during Pandemic

Refugees in Uganda have been hit by the four-month lockdown and ban on social gatherings and other public activities in the East African country worse than anyone else, members of the Religious Institute of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) serving at Palabek refugee camp have told ACI Africa.