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Gaza and West Bank Response Log

by Anera

Apr 12, 2024

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In this log, Anera will provide updates on unfolding war in Palestine and our response. Please stay tuned here for the latest information. To subscribe for weekly updates via SMS on our response in Gaza, text GAZA to 1-866-549-0055. April 12, 2024 Anera resumed operations in Gaza today. The Gaza team is readying supplies for…

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Statement From Anera’s President on Resuming Operations in Gaza

Apr 11, 2024

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After a temporary pause announced last week, Anera is resuming all aid operations in Gaza. As you know, the decision to temporarily pause our operations was not an easy one. We followed the direction of our staff in Gaza, who’ve faced death, loss, and destruction since the start of the war. After the killing of…

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Coalition INGO Letter to the White House and National Security Council: Attack on Humanitarian Workers in Gaza

by Anera

Apr 4, 2024

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President Joe Biden, United States of AmericaApril 4, 2024 Mr. President: We write to you as the leaders of US-based NGOs with staff operating on the frontlines of critical humanitarian efforts in Gaza. The majority of us have seen members of our staff killed or injured, and we fear deeply for the safety of our…

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Anera is Pausing Gaza Operations Amid Rising Threats and Attack on WCK

by Anera

Apr 2, 2024

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Following the targeted Israeli attack on a humanitarian aid convoy yesterday, resulting in the deaths of seven World Central Kitchen (WCK) workers, Anera is taking the unprecedented step of pausing its humanitarian operations in Gaza.

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The Power of Community and Peer-to-Peer Fundraisers

by Anera

Apr 1, 2024

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Since October 7, Anera has seen an unprecedented increase in peer-to-peer (P2P) fundraising campaigns from around the world. These campaigns have been instrumental in raising funds and awareness for Gaza while demonstrating diverse ways in which communities worldwide can unite to make a meaningful impact. We have been amazed by the ability of our P2P…

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Getting Humanitarian Aid into Gaza

by Anera

Mar 29, 2024

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Delivering humanitarian aid to Gaza is filled with obstacles. Despite the challenges Anera navigates, we are able to deliver aid into Gaza by bringing supplies through Jordan and Egypt via planes and trucks.

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The Right to Education is Under Attack in Gaza

by Anera

Mar 28, 2024

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The Gaza Strip, covering an area of 365 square kilometers, is home to a population of 2.3 million people, making it one of the most densely populated regions globally, with approximately 5,900 residents per square kilometer. Since October 7, 2023, Gaza has been gripped by unprecedented violence and mass displacement, leaving students without access to…

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Rising Rates of Child Marriage in Lebanon

by Anera

Mar 28, 2024

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A recent news article shows the rising rates of child marriage in Lebanon due to economic collapse in the region.

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The Most Humanitarian Act for Gaza – A Call for Ceasefire

by Anera

Mar 26, 2024

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Without a ceasefire and a significant increase in humanitarian aid, the already dire circumstances for civilians in Gaza will worsen.

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How Your Donation Helps Refugees in the Middle East

by Anera

Mar 26, 2024

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When you donate to Anera, you provide refugees and neglected communities in the Middle East with invaluable resources.

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