Getting Ready for COVID-19 in Gaza

Hospitals are not well prepared to respond to normal medical emergencies, let alone a pandemic like COVID-19.

Anera’s Lebanon Work in the COVID-19 Era

“What does it mean when you shut down a country that was already impoverished and broken?”

An Update on Our Work During the Pandemic

Helping refugees and vulnerable communities in Palestine, Lebanon and Jordan live with dignity, well-being and hope.


Our Impact

$48.8 M

in relief, health, education and livelihood projects delivered in Palestine and Lebanon


Palestinians now have reliable connections to potable water in the West Bank and Gaza


refugee youth learned Arabic, English, math and valuable job skills across Lebanon

  • 0%

of revenue spent on programs in Palestine and Lebanon


What We Do

Hiba and Nour practice taking blood pressure readings.

Anera works in Palestine and Lebanon

See the places we work

Ibrahim is growing sweet peppers in his new greenhouse. His grandmother, Ahlam, and two of his daughters, Samira and Ahlam, are helping with the harvest today.

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We will update this log regularly to provide an ongoing report back to donors on the ways Anera is responding during this COVID-19 crisis. We will also be providing occasional updates about conditions on the ground and our staff. Please…

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“What does it mean when you shut down a country that was already impoverished and broken?” This is the question Anera’s country director Samar El Yassir poses. No one knows the answer yet, but, based on the facts we know,…

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The Situation in Gaza Gaza has suffered 14 years of blockade. The economic situation is dire, with one of the highest unemployment rates in the world, and the health care system is overstretched. There is a chronic shortage of essential…

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Desalination units bring clean water to children and hospital patients in Gaza

Anera recently provided new desalination units to two health care centers in Gaza.