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Ramadan Meals for Vulnerable Families in Lebanon Were More Joyous Thanks to Food Assistance

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May 16, 2022

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With funding from IRUSA, Anera’s food security program team put together large Ramadan food parcels for 5,059 families.

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Roots in Palestine: Dedicated to Palestinian Refugees Since 1948

by Anera

May 15, 2022

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For Palestinians around the world, May 15th marks the “Nakba” (literally “disaster” or “catastrophe” in Arabic) which commemorates the 1948 Palestinian exodus during the establishment of the State of Israel. The resulting humanitarian crisis has affected geo-politics, individual states, the environment and human development in the Middle East and beyond for 71 years. It was…

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Why I support Anera

May 14, 2022

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Gaza has endured occupation and dispossession for more years than Anera has existed. Gaza has been under varying forms of closure since 1991. The blockade—which is really an intensified military closure—is approaching its 16th year. It has destroyed normal trade relations upon which Gaza’s small economy largely depends. The resulting isolation of Gaza from the…

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What the Killing of Shireen Abu Akleh Should Mean for All of Us

by Anera

May 13, 2022

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We at Anera are deeply saddened and angered by the brutal killing this week of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in Jenin. Abu Akleh was a pioneer of her generation. And for our Palestinian colleagues, she has been one of the most trusted voices broadcasting news covering their lives and plights, and highs and…

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Thank You for Serving Families and Communities in Jordan During Ramadan 2022

by Anera

May 12, 2022

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Because of supporters like you and our Anera community, we were able to provide daily hot meals to vulnerable families and communities in Jordan for the first time during Ramadan. Thank you!

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Ensuring a Safe Childbirth in Lebanon

by Anera

May 5, 2022

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Anera and Direct Relief have provided midwife kits to protect women during childbirth.

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Baking Up Ma’moul for Ramadan Helps Build A Business in Gaza

by Anera

May 1, 2022

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Kifaah Abu Qamar makes cakes and ma’moul in Gaza’s busy market. With the support of Anera’s community, her baking business can thrive.

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Menstrual Health Education is a Priority for Young Girls in Lebanon’s Refugee Camps

by Anera

Apr 26, 2022

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Anera’s awareness program helps girls take better control of their own health needs.

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Your Ramadan Gift Can Make DOUBLE the Impact in Palestine, Lebanon and Jordan

Apr 25, 2022

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“I’m excited to announce that two long-time Anera donors have offered to match all gifts made during Ramadan up to $10,000.”

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An Update on our Community Environmental Health Project in 2022

by Anera

Apr 21, 2022

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Anera’s UNICEF-funded Empowered Communities in Action project in Lebanon organizes activities that promote healthy behaviors. Our outreach includes topics like protecting the environment, menstrual well-being, and COVID-19 prevention. We also distribute hygiene supplies through the project. And young people earn cash-for-work helping us to carry out the activities, including many women leaders.  Anera’s door-to-door COVID…

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