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International Community Urged to Act Against Israel’s Repeated Failure to Stop Settler Attacks on Palestinian Communities

by Anera

Apr 17, 2024

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The undersigned members of the Association of International Development Agencies (AIDA) urgently call upon the international community to intervene and halt settler attacks targeting Palestinian civilians and protect Palestinian communities near illegal settlements. The International NGO Community urges international actors to hold the Government of Israel accountable for persistently failing to prevent these attacks, forcibly…

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Solidarity and Faith – Our Community Raised Over $1M During Ramadan

Apr 15, 2024

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I wanted to thank you — our Anera donor community — for your support during Ramadan, the holiest and most significant month for Muslims worldwide. Despite the hardships, the spirit of Ramadan prevails, with communities around the world coming together in solidarity and faith. Through your support, you were part of this historic effort, helping…

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Statement From Anera’s President on Resuming Operations in Gaza

Apr 11, 2024

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After a temporary pause announced last week, Anera is resuming all aid operations in Gaza. As you know, the decision to temporarily pause our operations was not an easy one. We followed the direction of our staff in Gaza, who’ve faced death, loss, and destruction since the start of the war. After the killing of…

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Palestine Children’s Day

by Anera

Apr 5, 2024

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Palestine Children’s Day is observed on April 5th of every year. In 1995, Yasser Arafat started the commemorative day as a way of shedding light on the injustices and struggles that Palestinian children confront under occupation. On this day, Anera highlights the extreme difficulties faced by children in Palestine.

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Coalition INGO Letter to the White House and National Security Council: Attack on Humanitarian Workers in Gaza

by Anera

Apr 4, 2024

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President Joe Biden, United States of AmericaApril 4, 2024 Mr. President: We write to you as the leaders of US-based NGOs with staff operating on the frontlines of critical humanitarian efforts in Gaza. The majority of us have seen members of our staff killed or injured, and we fear deeply for the safety of our…

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Anera is Pausing Gaza Operations Amid Rising Threats and Attack on WCK

by Anera

Apr 2, 2024

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Following the targeted Israeli attack on a humanitarian aid convoy yesterday, resulting in the deaths of seven World Central Kitchen (WCK) workers, Anera is taking the unprecedented step of pausing its humanitarian operations in Gaza.

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The Power of Community and Peer-to-Peer Fundraisers

by Anera

Apr 1, 2024

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Since October 7, Anera has seen an unprecedented increase in peer-to-peer (P2P) fundraising campaigns from around the world. These campaigns have been instrumental in raising funds and awareness for Gaza while demonstrating diverse ways in which communities worldwide can unite to make a meaningful impact. We have been amazed by the ability of our P2P…

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Getting Humanitarian Aid into Gaza

by Anera

Mar 29, 2024

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Delivering humanitarian aid to Gaza is filled with obstacles. Despite the challenges Anera navigates, we are able to deliver aid into Gaza by bringing supplies through Jordan and Egypt via planes and trucks.

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Education is Under Attack in Gaza

by Anera

Mar 28, 2024

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Part of a series on the impact of the war on all sectors of economic life within Gaza, Anera’s immediate response and plans for the future. Other posts cover livelihoods, housing, WASH, health and food production systems. The Gaza Strip, covering an area of 365 square kilometers, is home to a population of 2.3 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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