The Olive Press

From Home to Homeless in Gaza

Dec 31, 2023

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Greetings from Gaza, the most miserable place in the world, where rivers are made of blood not water. I am writing to share the latest chapter of my story, as I am certain that my and other Gazans’ experiences right now are profound enough to fill volumes with accounts that have yet to cross anyone’s…

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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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Fearful, sad and shocked in Gaza

Sep 15, 2020

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“‘Fearful, sad and shocked,’ this is how I feel right now,” says Ahmad Najjar. Luckily, we received two shipments of PPE shortly before the outbreak in Gaza. An interview with Ahmad Najjar, Anera’s medical donations program coordinator in Gaza I was shocked when I heard about the discovery of the first four cases of COVID-19…

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