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Empowering Mothers and Children Through Mental Health

by Anera

Jun 17, 2024

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In Lebanon, mental health is a pressing issue exacerbated by the country’s ongoing war in addition to the economic and social challenges. This struggle is felt mostly by mothers and children, who often bear the brunt of the crisis in silence. To address this, Anera, in partnership with Embrace, organized an event aimed at promoting…

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Rooftop Gardens Program in Palestine, Lebanon and Jordan

by Anera

Jun 15, 2024

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Anera’s rooftop gardening program across Palestine, Lebanon, and Jordan epitomizes a holistic approach to development by emphasizing sustainability, optimizing resources, and empowering communities/families.

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Supporting the Healthcare Needs of Communities in Palestine – Islamic Relief USA & Anera

by Anera

Jun 14, 2024

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The Palestine Humanitarian Aid III project, supported by Islamic Relief USA and led by Anera, delivers vital healthcare services and supplies to Gaza and the West Bank amidst ongoing conflict and resource scarcity.

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World Water Day

by Anera

Mar 22, 2024

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No one should be left behind when it comes to water. This year for World Water Day Anera is highlighting the situation in Gaza and poetry from Indigenous activists.

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Creating Opportunities for Youth in Lebanon

by Anera

Feb 14, 2024

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With support from UNICEF, Anera partners with training institutes across Lebanon to offer courses for young people to acquire the skills they need to enter the job market. Anera with the support of Direct Relief, installed solar panel systems in four medical centers across Lebanon. These installations enhance electricity supply, allowing the centers to extend…

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Overview of Anera’s Response in Gaza (Video)

by Anera

Feb 9, 2024

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With approximately 450 individuals working on the ground, Anera is delivering humanitarian aid in Gaza every day.

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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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World Cancer Day 2024

by Anera

Feb 4, 2024

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Anera’s medical donations works closely with our healthcare partners to procure critical cancer medications for Palestine and Lebanon.

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Reviving the Tradition of Community Kitchens in Gaza

by Anera

Feb 2, 2024

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Anera is delivering food to displaced, hungry families in Gaza through community kitchens we’re calling tekia (takiyya, tkiya), based on a beautifully simple concept that began almost 10 centuries ago. Historians differ on the exact the word to describe these kitchens – tekia, ‘imaret, aqhane or darü’z-ziyafe – but what we know for sure is…

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Women in Gaza Lack Access to Menstrual Supplies

by Anera

Jan 12, 2024

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The crisis in Gaza has been catastrophic for all aspects of life, including women’s menstrual health.

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