ANERA (American Near East Refugee Aid) is a leading development organization improving the lives of Palestinian refugees and poor families in Gaza, the West Bank and Lebanon. We reach the region’s most vulnerable people with our health, education and economic development programs and provide humanitarian and emergency relief in times of crisis. With offices throughout the region, ANERA employs more than 90 full-time staff who are locally hired and work with community partners.


ANERA is a registered 501(c)3 non-governmental organization. Our work is made possible through the support of thousands of private donors around the world and grants from numerous public and private institutions.


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Our Mission

Why we do what we do.


Our History

It’s been an interesting 45 years. Take a look at how far we’ve come. Read more >>


Our Staff

Meet some of the great people behind ANERA’s work. Read more >>


Our Board of Directors

Diplomats, educators, activists and executives — see who’s on our board. Read more >>


Trusted and Respected

We earn trust because of our effective and efficient use of every dollar. Read more >>

Annual and Financial Reports

If you’re looking for detailed info about our finances, this is where to find it. Read more >>


Donors & Partners

See some of the organizations that make our work possible. Read more >>


Join our Team

Want to work or intern for ANERA? This is where we post our openings. Read more >>


Contact Info and Locations

Addresses, emails and phone numbers for all ANERA offices. Read more >>