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Updates on the Crisis in Palestine

by Anera

May 14, 2021

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We will continue to update this page to reflect the latest on the situation. Help provide emergency support in Palestine Anera is deeply concerned about the escalating attacks and loss of life in Jerusalem, Gaza and throughout Palestine and Israel, including threatened moves to evict Palestinian families from their homes in Sheikh Jarrah, East Jerusalem,…

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Surviving the Attacks on Gaza

May 14, 2021

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On Monday night, we began hearing explosions in Gaza. This was the start of the missile attacks that have lasted through the week. Just the day before – luckily! – we finished distributing six pallets of medicines to 14 hospitals. Now the crossing for such shipments is closed and we are facing more bombardments of…

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In the Words of Anera’s Palestine Staff

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May 14, 2021

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What we are hearing from our colleagues in Palestine living through the current crisis. Updated on an ongoing basis. May 14 “Another terrifying night without electricity. The situation is unbearable. There is news that the power will completely disappear. Pray for us.” May 14 “Last night was terrible. There were explosions everywhere. My kids, my…

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Eid Is Not A Celebration This Year in Gaza

May 13, 2021

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“The destruction in Gaza is huge and the scale of anxiety, pain and worry is unimaginable. This is beyond a crisis, it’s a catastrophe.”

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Report on the Emergency in Jerusalem and Gaza

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May 12, 2021

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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. As of May 12, 11 pm Jerusalem/Gaza time, Israeli security forces and bombs have killed…

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A Statement from Anera on the Violence in Jerusalem and Gaza

by Anera

May 11, 2021

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We call on all those with the power to stop the evictions and the violence to do so immediately.

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Building Two New Preschools in the West Bank

by Anera

May 6, 2021

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Anera continues to create new infrastructure for Palestinian preschoolers in the West Bank to learn in stimulating and child-appropriate environments. Our schools are specially designed to let in light and air and to create spacious areas for children to spread out and learn through experience and creativity. We are now building two new preschools, one…

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Food Parcels and Hygiene Kits for Families in Lebanon – Ramadan 2021

by Anera

May 3, 2021

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You can provide a vulnerable family in Lebanon with a food parcel and hygiene kit for just $80 this Ramadan season.

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COVID-19 in Lebanon and Palestine: Anera Response Log

by Anera

May 3, 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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You Can Provide a Palestinian Family in Gaza with Food this Ramadan 2021 — Ghadeer’s Story

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Apr 29, 2021

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See how $70 makes a difference for Ghadeer’s family this Ramadan in Gaza.

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