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Situation Report on the Emergency in Jerusalem and Gaza

May 12

What began as peaceful protests by Palestinians in Jerusalem angered by their treatment under occupation, has over the past five days boiled over into the largest conflagration of violence since the 2014 Gaza war, or even the 2000-2005 Second Intifada. Anera staff and their families in Gaza are all safe for the moment, but do not feel safe.

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A view of the Dome of the Rock from atop the Austrian Hostel in the Christian quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem. Anera first started its work in the West Bank in early 1968, soon after the West Bank was occupied by Israel and thereby detached from Jordan. After several years of focusing on the relief needs of refugees from the 1967 war, Anera began in the mid-1970s to focus on job creation and sustainable development projects for all needy West Bank communities.
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Updates on the Crisis in Palestine

We will continue to update this page to reflect the latest on the situation.
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Surviving the Attacks on Gaza

On Monday night, we began hearing explosions in Gaza. This was the start of the missile attacks that have lasted through the week.
A view of the Dome of the Rock from atop the Austrian Hostel in the Christian quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem. Anera first started its work in the West Bank in early 1968, soon after the West Bank was occupied by Israel and thereby detached from Jordan. After several years of focusing on the relief needs of refugees from the 1967 war, Anera began in the mid-1970s to focus on job creation and sustainable development projects for all needy West Bank communities.
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In the Words of Anera’s Palestine Staff

What we are hearing from our colleagues in Palestine. Updated on an ongoing basis.

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Bshara Nassar and Kiersten Rossetto Nassar

We founded Keffiyeh Masks as a company in response to the pandemic. During the month of Ramadan, we are donating 20% of our revenue to Anera and the communities where they work.

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2020 Highlights

Our impact

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Million in relief, health, education, and livelihood projects delivered in Palestine, Lebanon, and Jordan.

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Palestinians gained access to clean water through well repairs and installations of water filtration systems in Gaza

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