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Six Things You’ll Learn About Refugees In Netflix’s ‘The Swimmers’

Nov 30, 2022

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Here are six things Netflix’s film ‘The Swimmers’ can teach everyone about what it’s like to become a refugee.

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We surpassed our 2022 GivingTuesday goal because of you!

by Anera

Nov 30, 2022

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Every year it seems more and more worthy causes send out a call to action on GivingTuesday. And through it all, our community came through for Anera this year.

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Wishing the Anera Community A Happy Thanksgiving! – A Message from Sean, 2022

by Anera

Nov 23, 2022

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Anera President & CEO Sean Carroll sends the Anera community a Thanksgiving message from Dubai.

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Nursing Student in Lebanon Gets a Nursing Job

by Anera

Nov 22, 2022

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Palestinian refugees face many challenges in Lebanon and are excluded from socioeconomic opportunities. Many have turned to alternative educational opportunities which provide them with access to practical skills and solid career paths. Anera’s vocational training programs, funded by UNICEF, cover a range of fields, including nursing. This film features Ali, who just got a good nursing job in Tripoli after graduating…

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Helping Preemie Parents in Lebanon

by Anera

Nov 21, 2022

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Health Partners International of Canada (HPIC) is sending four shipments through Anera’s healthcare networks to support premature babies in Lebanon. We received and distributed the first shipment this month. This film is from Karantina Hospital in Beirut.

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Emergency Appeal for Dialysis Medicine in Lebanon

by Anera

Nov 18, 2022

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Medicines that dialysis patients need to survive are in dangerously short supply in Lebanon. Anera supports seven healthcare organizations that provide dialysis treatment in Lebanon. Combined, 636 dialysis patients rely on their services. Our medical donations team reached out to them to assess the situation confronting hemodialysis patients and to develop a comprehensive plan to…

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Providing Groceries to Palestinian Families in Gaza Affected by the August 2022 Bombings

by Anera

Nov 17, 2022

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After the August 2022 bombings of Gaza, Anera distributed food vouchers to affected families who had sustained damage to their homes and property. This initiative was made possible by generous funding from the Islamic Relief USA community.

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Anera and International Health Partners Supply Lebanon with Medical Necessities

by Anera

Nov 14, 2022

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Anera and International Health Partners distribute a supply of medical necessities, such as PPE, to crisis-hit Lebanon.

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Installing Urban Rooftop Gardens in Nahr El Bared, Lebanon

by Anera

Nov 11, 2022

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Anera launched our urban rooftop gardens first in Gaza, Palestine. Because of our success, Anera chose to transfer this experiment to the Nahr El Bared camp in northern Lebanon. With funding and support from UNICEF, we started with theoretical training. Then we supplied tools for practical training with professionals. The project includes 50 rooftop urban…

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Sewing Winterization Kits in Lebanon

by Anera

Nov 11, 2022

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In cooperation with Islamic Relief USA, Anera is employing young people in Lebanon to prepare winterization kits. Sixty-five men and women, aged between 18 and 24, are sewing winter kits for 7,400+ people. We’ll distribute the kits to the most vulnerable families in the Bekaa and Akkar regions of the country.

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