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Opportunity is the Biggest Difference

Mar 5, 2021

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Last week Khalid launched a fundraiser to help vaccinate Palestinian refugees. Here he tells us the story behind the campaign. My dad is a decades-long supporter of Anera and my two sisters and I have supported the organization more recently by following its impact on social media, donating to its campaigns, and attending its annual…

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COVID-19 in Lebanon and Palestine: Anera Response Log

by Anera

Mar 1, 2021

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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 visit and share this page often! We are also creating Arabic-language COVID-19 health materials addressing…

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A Family Touched by Wartime Internment Supports Refugee Education

Feb 26, 2021

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Rachel, Tony, and Adrian Kitzinger recently donated to Anera and shared the following moving story to provide background on the donation. Our father, Ernst Kitzinger, fled Germany in 1933 and ended up in England some years later.  As you may know, at the start of WWII, the British rounded up and deported all Germans living…

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Food and Hygiene Aid for Refugees and Vulnerable Families in Lebanon

by Anera

Feb 25, 2021

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Anera recently distributed food and hygiene aid to vulnerable families in Beirut, Lebanon that was generously donated by our friends Refugee Solidarity Group

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Miriam’s Palestinian Farming Family Preserves Their Way of Life in Gaza

by Anera

Feb 12, 2021

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For Palestinian farming families like Miriam’s, a small greenhouse can make a huge difference in Gaza.

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Happy Valentine’s Day from Anera

by Anera

Feb 12, 2021

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💝 Something special for your Valentine 💝 Download one of these images from your friends at Anera to share with someone special in your life. Will you be our Valentine? Celebrate Valentine’s Day with us by revisiting how our programs and the communities where we work play a role in supporting healthy hearts! 6. Healthy…

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The Inspiring Doctors Brown

by Anera

Feb 11, 2021

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Anera mourns the loss of the Browns, two beautiful people, who made the world a better place with their endless enthusiasm for living life to the fullest and for giving back to those less fortunate.

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Cleaning Up Lebanon’s Garbage Crisis, One Community At A Time – Bekaa Valley

by Anera

Feb 9, 2021

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Anera’s solid waste management program in Lebanon builds recycling and composting facilities while helping create sanitation jobs.

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Beirut Explosion: Responding in the Aftermath

by Anera

Feb 4, 2021

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A cataclysmic explosion in Beirut on August 4, 2020 killed 180 people and injured another 6,000. It was one of the largest non-nuclear explosions in history. Emergency rooms are over capacity with badly injured people, and medical supplies are quickly being depleted with no restock available. A large swath of the city has been destroyed…

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Planting Trees in Lebanon

by Anera

Jan 29, 2021

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In the Khirbet Rouha area of the Bekaa Valley in Lebanon, Anera coordinated volunteers to fan out and plant 1,500 trees that were generously donated by the Association for Forest, Development & Conservation.

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