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Crisis in Gaza 2014: Anera Response Log

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Dec 2, 2014

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Thanks to a dedicated and generous community of donors, Anera’s Gaza staff was able to respond immediately to the bombings in Gaza. Anera is one of the few international organizations that consistently gets health care and humanitarian relief supplies into Gaza. Since our Gaza office opened in 1984, Anera has built or renovated infrastructure, linked Gazan…

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Investing in Palestinian Women, Strengthening Palestinian Communities

by Anera

Oct 22, 2014

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Lasting change occurs when mothers and female leaders are engaged. When women have access to educational and economic opportunities, they invest in their families and communities. This investment, in turn, strengthens an entire society. In this video we hear from women who are empowered by Anera projects, women who lead our partner organizations, and women…

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Anera’s 2014 Annual Dinner – a Great Success

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Oct 22, 2014

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Anera’s Annual Dinner this year was held at the Omni Shoreham hotel on October 17. Among the 410 guests, we welcomed staff from our offices in Lebanon and West Bank, including Samar Naser, our longest serving employee with more than 28 years of service in our Jerusalem office. And Rania Elhelo from our Gaza office…

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Love Stories for World Heart Day 2014

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Sep 29, 2014

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According to the World Heart Federation, heart disease and strokes are the world’s leading cause of death, killing 17.1 million people every year. That is more than cancer, HIV and AIDS and malaria. In honor of World Heart Day, Anera features the story of two couples in Lebanon in love. The husbands both take heart…

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Education for Palestinian Children

by Anera

Sep 29, 2014

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Anera is investing in upgrading preschools, training teachers, producing resources, and addressing wider issues by leading the way in developing a national early childhood development strategy in the West Bank and Gaza. Thanks to contributions from individuals and educational foundations around the world, we repair and improve school infrastructure to create safe learning environments. We…

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Dubai TV Report: Anera Inaugurates West Bank Preschools

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Jul 25, 2014

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Anera completed major renovations on the preschools in the West Bank communities of Beit Mirsim and Anab Al Kabir, with funding from Dubai Cares. This Dubai TV report provides coverage of the inauguration day.

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Two West Bank Preschools Become Vibrant Learning Spaces

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Feb 18, 2014

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The majority of Palestinian preschools in the West Bank and Gaza are inadequate environments for the care and education of children. Many schools were not initially designed to be childcare and education centers, and are instead last-minute additions to community centers and mosques. Preschools are overcrowded, dilapidated, and lack facilities such as playgrounds, reading corners,…

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Palestinian Refugee Women from Syria

by Anera

Dec 2, 2013

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More than 90,000 Palestinians from Syria have sought shelter in Lebanon’s overcrowded, poor 12 Palestinian refugee camps. Women and children account for 74% of the refugees. Six out of 10 families have to share one room and end up hanging blankets or pieces of cloth to mark off space for privacy.   Women struggle to…

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Sports for Peace in Lebanon

by Anera

Nov 21, 2013

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A news report about Anera’s Sports for Peace project that aims to bridge divides between communities in conflict in Lebanon.

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Making a Lasting Impact in Palestinian Communities

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Oct 11, 2013

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The essence of Anera’s work has always been to make a lasting impact in communities across the West Bank, Gaza and Lebanon. In this film we feature six people who have flourished over the years thanks to the on-going support of Anera’s community of donors.

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