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Gaza and West Bank Response Log

by Anera

Apr 19, 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. To subscribe for weekly updates via SMS on our response in Gaza, text GAZA to 1-866-549-0055. April 19, 2024 Today, a total of 3,000 hot meals (rice and chicken) were distributed at…

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The Right to Adequate Housing is Under Attack in Gaza

by Anera

Apr 18, 2024

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In Gaza, systematic bombardment of civilian housing and infrastructure has created a crisis of shelter that is endangering over a million.

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Rising Rates of Child Marriage in Lebanon

by Anera

Mar 28, 2024

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A recent news article shows the rising rates of child marriage in Lebanon due to economic collapse in the region.

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Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Infrastructure Under Attack in Gaza

by Anera

Mar 21, 2024

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Total degradation of WASH infrastructure is creating fatal and preventable conditions across Gaza On October 9th, Israel’s defense minister ordered a total siege on electricity, water, and fuel sent to Gaza from Israel. These essential resources are key to the maintenance of water safety systems that allow Gazans to practice effective hygiene, drink safe water,…

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Health Systems Under Attack in Gaza

by Anera

Mar 11, 2024

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“The unrelenting war in Gaza hasn’t spared hospitals, their staff, or the people sheltering there.” – WHO Gaza, with a population of 2.3 million Palestinians, has suffered the consequences of the attack on its health systems over the last five months. Since October 8th, Israeli forces have systematically degraded Gaza’s health infrastructure, limiting access to…

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Anera is Delivering Aid to Northern Gaza

by Anera

Feb 27, 2024

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Delivering aid to the north of Gaza is extremely difficult, as intense security risks limit the amount of humanitarian shipments that are able to travel there. In fact, northern Gaza has been almost completely cut off from aid since the beginning of the war in October. In the midst of the ongoing war in Gaza,…

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The Struggle to Deliver Aid in Gaza

by Anera

Feb 22, 2024

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This blog post provides an overview of the challenges faced by international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) delivering humanitarian aid in Gaza since January 26, 2024. Based on a survey conducted by members of the AIDA (Association of International Development Agencies), representing 24 INGOs operating in Gaza, the findings shed light on the obstacles encountered during this…

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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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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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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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