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Human Rights Day

by Anera

Dec 10, 2022

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Human Rights Day 2022 Human Rights Day was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly 54 years ago on December 10 to proclaim the rights all humans are entitled to regardless of their background or status. This year the UN’s 2022 theme is Dignity, Freedom, and Justice for All. Although Anera is non-political, our community…

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World Soil Day

by Anera

Dec 5, 2022

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World Soil Day 2022: Overcoming Restrictions in Palestinian Agriculture The health of the soil in Palestine has suffered over the past several decades, due to land access restrictions, over-farming of small plots, and use of damaging fertilizers. Palestinian farmers are working to tackle the problems so they can keep up agricultural traditions that go back…

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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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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 every day, 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…

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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 7, 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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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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Happy Valentine’s Day from Anera

by Anera

Feb 14, 2022

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Today is about expressing our gratitude and appreciation for those dear to us. We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the entire Anera community. While we appreciate your support every day, today is one of the few opportunities we have to be a little mushy. In the spirit of sentimentality, here are…

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Reflecting on Christmas

by Anera

Dec 22, 2021

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We visit with three families in Beirut who talk about what Christmas means to them in these difficult times in Lebanon. Happy holidays to you and yours from Anera!

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