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Repairing Damaged Homes After the Beirut Blast

by Anera

Sep 17, 2020

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Anera is working with partners like Muslim Aid, to repair damaged homes in Beirut, Lebanon. On August 4, 2020 at around 6 PM local time, a pair of explosions rocked Beirut, Lebanon’s capital. In a city of 1.9 million, at least 300,000 people have been displaced from their homes. Initial reports estimate the cost of…

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Delivering Hot Meals for Quarantined COVID-19 Patients in Lebanon

by Anera

Sep 10, 2020

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In Lebanon, Anera is delivering hot meals to COVID-19 patients quarantined in their homes. With the ongoing economic and political crises and the lack of social services, many families have become food insecure. The August 4 explosion at the port in Beirut made matters worse. These deliveries come at a critical time for families trying…

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Delivery of PPE to Al Shifa Hospital in Gaza

by Anera

Sep 3, 2020

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In Gaza, Anera’s medical donations team delivered COVID-19 emergency medicines 💊 and PPE 😷 to Shifa Hospital. These deliveries are vital with coronavirus cases rising in Gaza. Thank you 🙏🏽 Ray of Light Foundation for the funding that made this vital purchase possible.

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Shipment of Emergency Medicines Arrives in Beirut

by Anera

Aug 24, 2020

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After the Beirut explosion on August 4, 2020, Anera worked with our partners Direct Relief, the American Task Force for Lebanon, FedEx and others to put together a 56-ton shipment of emergency medicines and health care supplies. Learn about the shipment’s journey from the US to the Rafik Hariri Hospital in Beirut.

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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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Getting PPE 😷 to Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon

by Anera

Jul 24, 2020

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Anera is working to produce and distribute personal protective equipment (PPE) to vulnerable families in Lebanon’s Palestinian refugee camps. As COVID-19 cases rise in Lebanon amid the deteriorating economic and political environment, donated PPE couldn’t come at a more critical time.⁣⁣This hygiene promotion program is funded by UNICEF and implemented by Anera.⁣

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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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Gaza Greenhouse Repair

by Anera

Jul 14, 2020

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For many farmers in Gaza, their dreams rest on the crops they grow inside their greenhouses. The economic situation for Gaza farmers is extremely challenging — a day-to-day struggle to earn enough to provide for their families. Anera works with local farmers in Gaza to improve farming methods, construct greenhouses and repair them when needed….

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Providing Hope to Families in Lebanon Amid the Country’s Humanitarian Crisis

by Anera

Jun 26, 2020

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Anera’s cash assistance program in Lebanon helps vulnerable Lebanese as well as Palestinian and Syrian refugee families keep their heads above water as Lebanon slides deeper into an economic, political and humanitarian crisis.⁣ ⁣⁣*Dramatization to preserve the privacy of recipients.

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