Twice Displaced: Palestinian-Syrian Refugees in Gaza
For World Refugee Day, our team visited one of the 250 families who fled the Syrian war to find refuge in the most unlikely of places—Gaza.
Suad and Mahmoud had a stable and comfortable life before the war. As Syrians of Palestinian descent, they are “twice displaced” and have now found themselves in Gaza. There, they found the situation shocking—rampant poverty, scarce water, little to no electricity, and the constant threat of violence. Today, let’s listen to their story, and let their strength inspire us just as the strength of Gaza’s people inspired them.
WATCH: A Syrian Refugee Family in Gaza
This page will revisit some of the thousands of projects and people who ANERA has worked with over the years to see where they are now — from universities that got their start with ANERA’s help to teachers who changed…
ANERA is actively carrying out many important relief and development projects in Gaza. Below are just a few recent accomplishments. Infrastructure Road Rehabilitation in Beit Lahia Lack of proper infrastructure and sudden damage to irrigation pipes or water wells are…
The Society of Rural Women Development, a women’s cooperative in Gaza, makes Palestinian foods like maftoul, kaek and pastries. 160 women were able to increase their income by 55%. Video: Palestinian Women Increase Incomes Through Gaza Cooperative