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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

by Anera

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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Palestinian Refugees from Syria in Lebanon

by Anera

Jun 19, 2013

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Since the start of the Syrian conflict, tens of thousands of Syria’s Palestinian refugees have been moving into Lebanon’s over crowded Palestinian refugee camps. They are often over-looked by the international community, despite the terrible situation they face.

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Children From Palestine Share Their Dreams

by Anera

Oct 17, 2012

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Palestinian children from the West Bank, Gaza and Lebanon share what they hope to become in the future.

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Helping Palestinian Refugee Children in Lebanon Do Better in School

by Anera

Oct 4, 2012

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In Lebanon, Anera supports remedial education and active learning for youth in Palestinian camps through financial aid and support of educational institutions. Meet Saja in Nahr El Bared. She is taking full advantage of the support Anera gives.

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A New Computer Room for a West Bank Girls’ School

by Anera

Oct 2, 2012

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With only $20,000, Anera fully equipped the computer room at Kufur Thulth Girls’ Secondary School near Qalqilia, West Bank. With regular access to good computers and reliable Internet, the 400 girls at the school are using the tools they need to build their future in today’s technological world.

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Training for the Workplace: Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon

by Anera

Sep 20, 2012

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American Near East Refugee Aid (Anera) provides a variety of vocational training courses for Palestinian refugees in Lebanon’s camps.

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Anera Delivers TOMS Shoes in Gaza

by Anera

Apr 24, 2012

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Years of blockade and economic hardships in Gaza mean that many children are forced to walk to school barefoot or in sandals and other flimsy shoes.

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