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Food and Hygiene Aid for Refugees and Vulnerable Families in Lebanon

by Anera

Feb 25, 2021

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Anera recently distributed food and hygiene aid to vulnerable families in Beirut, Lebanon that was generously donated by our friends Refugee Solidarity Group

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Miriam’s Palestinian Farming Family Preserves Their Way of Life in Gaza

by Anera

Feb 12, 2021

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For Palestinian farming families like Miriam’s, a small greenhouse can make a huge difference in Gaza.

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Happy Valentine’s Day from Anera

by Anera

Feb 12, 2021

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💝 Something special for your Valentine 💝 Download one of these images from your friends at Anera to share with someone special in your life. Will you be our Valentine? Celebrate Valentine’s Day with us by revisiting how our programs and the communities where we work play a role in supporting healthy hearts! 6. Healthy…

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The Inspiring Doctors Brown

by Anera

Feb 11, 2021

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Anera mourns the loss of the Browns, two beautiful people, who made the world a better place with their endless enthusiasm for living life to the fullest and for giving back to those less fortunate.

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Cleaning Up Lebanon’s Garbage Crisis, One Community At A Time – Bekaa Valley

by Anera

Feb 9, 2021

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Anera’s solid waste management program in Lebanon builds recycling and composting facilities while helping create sanitation jobs.

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Beirut Explosion: Responding in the Aftermath

by Anera

Feb 4, 2021

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A cataclysmic explosion in Beirut on August 4, 2020 killed 180 people and injured another 6,000. It was one of the largest non-nuclear explosions in history. Emergency rooms are over capacity with badly injured people, and medical supplies are quickly being depleted with no restock available. A large swath of the city has been destroyed…

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Planting Trees in Lebanon

by Anera

Jan 29, 2021

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In the Khirbet Rouha area of the Bekaa Valley in Lebanon, Anera coordinated volunteers to fan out and plant 1,500 trees that were generously donated by the Association for Forest, Development & Conservation.

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Doing Something to Help Palestine

Jan 26, 2021

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In 2009, I got interested in a work camp opportunity with a group called Volunteers for Peace. I saw that the International Palestinian Youth League had a camp in the West Bank and I jumped at the chance, since I had long wanted to visit Palestine. I spent two weeks there in the Bethlehem area,…

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Distributing Blankets, Hygiene Kits, and Food Parcels to 200+ Families in Beirut, Lebanon

by Anera

Jan 22, 2021

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Anera’s Beirut, Lebanon staff and youth volunteers recently distributed blankets, personal hygiene kits, and food parcels to 200+ families in the Beirut area.

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International Day of Education

Jan 22, 2021

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January 24th is International Day of Education, a day to celebrate inclusive and equitable quality education, and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all. Here at Anera, we make it a priority to quickly adapt our educational programs as COVID-19 forces people indoors. Here are three ways Anera’s education programs continue despite the pandemic. When women…

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