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Farming Helps Build Peaceful Lives In Lebanon

by Anera

Sep 21, 2022

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Farming fosters peaceful communities. In Lebanon, we equip people across the region with the tools they need to fight food insecurity.

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World Humanitarian Day 2022

by Anera

Aug 19, 2022

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August 19 commemorates the annual World Humanitarian Day, a global observance of the violence, challenges, changes and hazards millions of civilians and volunteers in conflict-ridden countries face every day with bravery, resilience, selflessness and sacrifice. Unfortunately, in many cities and countries around the world, refugees and civilians fight for their lives, struggle to find shelter,…

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World Youth Skills Day 2022

by Anera

Jul 15, 2022

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On #WorldYouthSkillsDay, we want to recognize powerful youth! Young people today in Lebanon, Gaza, and beyond face challenges ranging from high education costs to lack of work opportunities post-graduation. Anera’s Youth Empowerment, Education, and Employability programs allow these students to learn skills they would not have learned in school, which enables them to succeed. We…

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Serving Palestinian Communities for 55 Years

by Anera

Jun 5, 2022

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Many Palestinians remember June 5 as the “Naksa” or “setback”, marking the 1967 war that displaced a new generation of Palestinian families. The resulting second Palestinian exodus and refugee crisis was to motivation behind starting Anera.

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Ending Period Poverty

by Anera

May 27, 2022

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Menstrual Hygiene Day On Menstrual Hygiene Day and everyday, Anera is committed to addressing period poverty in Lebanon. Since 2014, civil society organizations around the world have chosen May 28 as an awareness day to call attention to the widespread challenges facing women and girls in accessing the knowledge and supplies they need to care…

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National Safe Motherhood Day

by Anera

Apr 11, 2022

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April 11 marks National Safe Motherhood Day. It’s a time for society and organizations like Anera to reflect and ask the question: how can we protect the wellness of mothers during pregnancy and later in life? Through Anera’s programs, we have witnessed the resilience and resourcefulness of Middle Eastern mothers, such as those in Lebanon…

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World Health Day

by Anera

Apr 5, 2022

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On World Health Day 2022, we are taking this opportunity to thank our many medical donation partners. Because of their generosity and the partnerships we have formed, Anera delivers across Palestine, Lebanon and Jordan. From cancer medicines to IV solutions, Anera and our partners bring life-saving medicines and vital healthcare supplies to patients and health…

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Palestine Children’s Day

by Anera

Apr 5, 2022

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Palestine Children’s Day is observed on April 5th of every year. In 1995, Yasser Arafat started the commemorative day as a way of shedding light on the injustices and struggles that Palestinian children confront under occupation. Palestinian children have trouble accessing education, proper nutrition and health care, opportunities for jobs, and dreams for a brighter…

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World Water Day

by Anera

Mar 22, 2022

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No one should be left behind when it comes to water. This year for World Water Day Anera is highlighting water preserving farming practices in Gaza.

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Palestinian Students in Gaza Share a Message On International Women’s Day

by Anera

Mar 8, 2022

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On International Women’s Day, students from the Rosary Sisters School in Gaza have a message for all of us.

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