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Learning about Palestine

by Anera

May 18, 2021

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From movies and literature to blogs and informative news sources, there is a lot of information out there about Palestine and the current situation. We have put together a short list of some of our favorites. Whether you’re just getting started or have worked in Palestine for years, we hope there’s something for you in…

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Surviving the Attacks on Gaza

May 14, 2021

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On Monday night, we began hearing explosions in Gaza. This was the start of the missile attacks that have lasted through the week. Just the day before – luckily! – we finished distributing six pallets of medicines to 14 hospitals. Now the crossing for such shipments is closed and we are facing more bombardments of…

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Eid Is Not A Celebration This Year in Gaza

May 13, 2021

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“The destruction in Gaza is huge and the scale of anxiety, pain and worry is unimaginable. This is beyond a crisis, it’s a catastrophe.”

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Report on the Emergency in Jerusalem and Gaza

by Anera

May 12, 2021

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What began as peaceful protests by Palestinians in Jerusalem angered by their treatment under occupation, has over the past five days boiled over into the largest conflagration of violence since the 2014 Gaza war, or even the 2000-2005 Second Intifada. As of May 12, 11 pm Jerusalem/Gaza time, Israeli security forces and bombs have killed…

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A Statement from Anera on the Violence in Jerusalem and Gaza

by Anera

May 11, 2021

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We call on all those with the power to stop the evictions and the violence to do so immediately.

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Building Two New Preschools in the West Bank

by Anera

May 6, 2021

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Anera continues to create new infrastructure for Palestinian preschoolers in the West Bank to learn in stimulating and child-appropriate environments. Our schools are specially designed to let in light and air and to create spacious areas for children to spread out and learn through experience and creativity. We are now building two new preschools, one…

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Food Parcels and Hygiene Kits for Families in Lebanon – Ramadan 2021

by Anera

May 3, 2021

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You can provide a vulnerable family in Lebanon with a food parcel and hygiene kit for just $80 this Ramadan season.

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You Can Provide a Palestinian Family in Gaza with Food this Ramadan 2021 — Ghadeer’s Story

by Anera

Apr 29, 2021

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See how $70 makes a difference for Ghadeer’s family this Ramadan in Gaza.

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Harnessing the Power of the Sun for Water and Agriculture in Gaza

by Anera

Apr 28, 2021

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In Gaza, young Palestinian women are finding jobs installing solar panels — providing the power to pump and clean much needed water for local farmers.

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Anera Vaccine Campaign in Lebanon

by Anera

Apr 27, 2021

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Anera is spreading awareness about the importance of getting vaccinated, helping people to register, securing medical equipment for health facilities, and providing 40,000 doses of vaccine for 20,000 Palestinian refugees.

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