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Seeing Anera in Action

Jun 28, 2021

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By Anera Board Member Katherine Wilkens From June 5th to 13th I joined Anera CEO Sean Carroll and Board Chair Joe Saba on a trip to visit Anera staff and programs in Gaza, Jerusalem and the West Bank for the first time since the COVID-19 outbreak. Originally planned for May, our trip was delayed first…

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January 20: Inauguration Day

by Anera

Jan 19, 2021

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The United States is swearing in a new president in a ritual that happens every four years on January 20. As a non-partisan organization, Anera cannot make statements about the politicians or politics involved. But the day does bring to mind other kinds of inaugurations: the opening of infrastructure projects we have delivered in Palestine…

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2020 in Review

by Anera

Dec 30, 2020

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It’s been a tough year for everyone, but our Anera community has really stepped up to make difference for refugees and other vulnerable communities in Palestine, Lebanon and Jordan. These are some highlights from our work over the past year.

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Anera’s Water and Sanitation Work in Gaza

Dec 21, 2020

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Anera’s water and sanitation programs in Gaza are directly serving 44% of Gazans through wells and wastewater network improvements and community education.

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How is Your Money Used to Help Beirut, Lebanon?

by Anera

Aug 14, 2020

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Relief for BEIRUT: We can, together, deliver relief quickly to Beirut. People all over the world are helping Anera ship emergency supplies to Beirut in the wake of the blast that damaged much of the city. Our medical donations team is working now on eight major shipments of donated medical aid from trusted partners to…

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World Environment Day

by Anera

Jun 5, 2020

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Anera’sprograms reuse resources that would otherwise go to waste, respect land and water by using these natural riches in the most eco-friendly ways, and replenish the beauty of the land through responsible waste and water management and the use of renewable energy sources.

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Roots in Palestine: Dedicated to Palestinian Refugees Since 1948

by Anera

May 15, 2019

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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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Anera & Americares: 25 Years of Partnership in Medical Aid

by Anera

Jul 20, 2018

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Two principles stand as cornerstones in the enduring partnership built by Anera and Americares: efficiency and impact. For 25 years, shipments of medical aid and supplies requested by health workers have allowed local organizations to respond to the direct needs of communities deprived of health resources across Lebanon, the West Bank and Gaza. “Together we…

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Planning a brand refresh? Six lessons learned.

Jul 9, 2018

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Anera has just gone through a rebranding process in recognition of 50 years of impactful work. We are well known and highly regarded – thanks to our great staff – and our logo is everywhere in Palestine and Lebanon. So, why rebrand? Anera’s staff and board leadership agreed it was time we entered the modern…

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5 Things Anera is Doing to Help Gaza

by Anera

May 23, 2018

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Once again, the world is looking at tiny Gaza as it copes with more bloodshed and anguish. For Anera’s community of supporters, the news is a call to action to do something for the Palestinians of Gaza who are caught up in a situation that is hard for most people to fathom. With generous donor…

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