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Gaza and West Bank Response Log

by Anera

Mar 3, 2024

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In this log, Anera will provide updates on unfolding war in Palestine and our response. Please stay tuned here for the latest information. March 3, 2024 Six of our seven tekias (community kitchens) operated today, but we are running out of food supplies and the meals mostly consisted of macaroni. The tekia near the Qatari…

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Inflation Continues Soaring in Lebanon

by Anera

Feb 27, 2024

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The Mediterranean Nation Recorded Triple-digit Rates Again in 2023 As the world grapples with economic uncertainties, Lebanon finds itself entrenched in a dire economic situation, marked by staggering inflation rates that continue to plague its citizens. According to recent data compiled by various sources including the World Bank and the Consultation & Research Institute in…

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The world needs to stop starvation in Gaza

by Anera

Feb 11, 2024

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Food should not be controversial. Anera’s staffer Sami Mater reported today that he heard from a friend who’s still in the north of Gaza that his six-year-old son just died from starvation. Sami also reported that only about 50 trucks a day have been coming into Gaza over the past several days. He told his…

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Responding to the Crisis in Jenin, West Bank

by Anera

Feb 8, 2024

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Even as the war in Gaza has raged since October, the West Bank has also been subjected to violence at levels not seen in decades. Jenin, in the north of the West Bank, has been one of the areas most impacted by the Israeli military operations. Many children are facing prolonged absences from schools, as…

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Food Production Systems Under Attack in Gaza

by Anera

Feb 5, 2024

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Long-term damage to Gaza’s food production infrastructure points to the wide ranging scope of the crisis Since the war on Gaza began in October, reports from Gaza indicate that Israel is targeting and destroying food systems, exacerbating an already dire food crisis. This destruction in Gaza inhibits immediate access to food, but also reduces the…

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Winter Resilience: Navigating Challenges in Lebanon

Jan 6, 2024

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Samar El-Yassir, Lebanon Country Director, details our winterization initiatives, supported by donations, which empower youth with crucial skills. These efforts provide warm clothing, bedding, and nourishing meals to individuals facing displacement amid the challenges of economic collapse, rising violence, and unprecedented adversities.

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Voices from Gaza: Sandra Rasheed Reflects on Some of her Colleagues in Gaza

Jan 6, 2024

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Anera’s Palestine Country Director Sandra Rasheed dedicated the past month to reflecting on some of her colleagues in Gaza and offering insights into their stories. Through posts on Sandra’s LinkedIn profile spread over the month, she shared the experiences of individuals who tirelessly serve their communities amidst the daily horrors of life in Gaza.

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Gaza’s Stark Reality

Jan 5, 2024

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Anera President & CEO Sean Carroll was recently in Gaza from December 19-21, bearing witness to the horrors Palestinians are facing daily.

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Educating for the Future at COP28

by Anera

Dec 7, 2023

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Anera is in Dubai this week to participate in COP28. The 28th United Nations Climate Change conference — known as the 2023 Conference of the Parties, or COP28 — has convened in Dubai from November 30 until December 12. Anera is joining the ReWired Summit, organized by Dubai Cares, to be held on December 8…

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Aqaba Process Joint Statement on Gaza’s Humanitarian Situation

by Anera

Dec 6, 2023

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The humanitarian situation in Gaza is catastrophic; it is amongst the worst we have witnessed and will likely only get worse as hostilities continue. The large majority of the civilian population is in desperate need of humanitarian assistance and protection. Over 1.8 million people in Gaza, or nearly 80 per cent of the population, are…

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