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COVID-19 in Lebanon and Palestine: Anera Response Log

by Anera

Oct 7, 2020

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We will update this log regularly to provide an ongoing report back to donors on the ways Anera is responding during this COVID-19 crisis. We will also be providing occasional updates about conditions on the ground and our staff. Please visit and share this page often! We are also creating Arabic-language COVID-19 health materials addressing…

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Health Care System in Palestine

by Anera

Sep 21, 2020

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Palestinians struggle to receive adequate healthcare due to strains on their system such as unemployment, utilities & poverty. See how you and Anera can help!

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Understanding Education in Palestine and the Need for Educational Aid 

by Anera

Jul 29, 2020

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What does the educational system look like in Palestine? Learn how educational aid can transform classrooms & change the lives of young Palestinians.

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Vocational students in Lebanon combat COVID-19

by Anera

Jul 27, 2020

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Abdul Rahim is a Syrian refugee living in Lebanon. While still a child, he had to drop out of school to support his family. Recently, the teen enrolled in one of Anera’s vocational education courses on sewing. Now he is employed full-time making face masks and helping Lebanon combat COVID-19.

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Health Awareness Sessions in Gaza

by Anera

Jul 20, 2020

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In Gaza, public health is threatened by poor sanitation infrastructure and environmental conditions. With funding from Islamic Relief USA, Anera is helping to address these challenges in the village of Bani Suheila through public health awareness sessions and connecting homes to the sanitation system. These health awareness sessions help address threats to well-being by offering…

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Mental Health Guidance for Coping With COVID-19

by Anera

Jul 15, 2020

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Warde Bou Daher is a psychologist working in Beirut, Lebanon to raise awareness of mental health topics, issues and taboos. Anera is proud to present this excellent series of films with guidance during COVID-19 times. Guidance for Children Guidance for Youth Guidance for Mothers Guidance for Men Please check out Anera’s COVID-19 response log for…

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Providing food for those in need in Gaza and Lebanon during Ramadan

by Anera

May 20, 2020

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GAZA LEBANON Every year during Ramadan, Anera assembles food parcels with an array of pantry essentials for hungry families in Gaza and Lebanon. This year, due to the economic distress caused by COVID-19, our food parcels were even more important. To meet the heightened need, we have expanded and incorporated new elements into our distributions…

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Getting Ready for COVID-19 in Gaza

Mar 23, 2020

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The Situation in Gaza Gaza has suffered 14 years of blockade. The economic situation is dire, with one of the highest unemployment rates in the world, and the health care system is overstretched. There is a chronic shortage of essential medicines and health care supplies. Hospitals are not well prepared to respond to normal medical…

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World Water Day

by Anera

Mar 20, 2020

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World Water Day Isn’t Just Once a Year at Anera Securing access to clean, drinkable water for all is one of the most critical priorities in communities affected by war and displacement. This achievement can’t come in the form of a handout or temporary solution — to make meaningful change, it must involve sustainable, long-term…

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Women Can Do Anything! Empowering Women in Palestine

by Anera

Mar 11, 2020

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Anera’s Women Can Program supports Palestinian women-headed families in the West Bank generate their own income. Women-headed families make up 12 percent of households in the West Bank, and are identified as being among the most vulnerable groups in Palestine. Supporting women to generate their own income is the most reliable strategy for enhancing resilience….

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