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18 Dec 2012 description

ANERA (American Near East Refugee Aid) is pleased to announce a donation of $1 million from the government of Kuwait to fund ANERA’s work with children in Gaza.

29 Dec 2011 description

ANERA is pleased to announce that Majid Al Futtaim Charity Foundation has donated $250,000 to ANERA to help fund its work to improve the health and well-being of Palestinian children

29 Nov 2010 description

November 29, 2010 l Beirut, Lebanon - ANERA (American Near East Refugee Aid) is pleased to announce a partnership with Reach Out To Asia (ROTA).

05 Oct 2010 description

Tuesday, October 5, 2010 l Beit Ijza, West Bank - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), representatives of the Palestinian Authority (PA), and other dignitaries celebrated the completion of the newly built Beit Ijza Basic Coeducational School. The event was attended by His Excellency Prime Minister Salam Fayyad, Minister of Education and Higher Education Lamis Al-Alami, U.S. Consul General Daniel Rubinstein, USAID's new Mission Director Michael T.

05 Mar 2010 description

March 5, 2010 | Washington, DC - ANERA (American Near East Refugee Aid) is pleased to announce a donation of $1 million from the government of Kuwait to fund ANERA's work with children in Gaza.

With this donation, ANERA will expand its Milk for Preschoolers program, which has been delivering vitamin-fortified milk and biscuits to approximately 20,000 preschool children across Gaza since 2003 (read more).

22 Dec 2009 description

Washington, DC | December 22, 2009 - ANERA (American Near East Refugee Agency) is pleased to announce a $411,000 grant from UNESCO to help improve learning skills for vulnerable Iraqi and Jordanian students in Jordan.

This is ANERA's first collaboration with UNESCO, which is trying to ease the pressure on Jordan's public education system to provide expanded services for students at risk.

Under the program, ANERA is organizing after-school programs in three schools in the greater Amman area in cooperation with the Ministry of Education.

03 Aug 2009 description

August 3, 2009 | Washington, DC - ANERA is pleased to announce a $245,000 grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development's Office of Transition Initiatives to rehabilitate vocational training centers for Palestinian and Lebanese youth in and around the Nahr El Bared Camp in northern Lebanon. The project includes rebuilding the training center in the adjacent area of the old camp that was destroyed during three months of fighting there in 2007.

Two Lebanese community organizations based in the camp will partner with ANERA to carry out the project.

23 Apr 2009 description

April 23, 2009 | Tubas, West Bank - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Municipality of Tubas today inaugurated a Rainwater Drainage Project to improve the town's drainage infrastructure. ANERA will implement the $300,000 project as part the USAID-funded Emergency Water and Sanitation Program (EWAS) and under the supervision of the Municipality of Tubas.

05 Mar 2009 description

ANERA received $50,000 from the U.S. Organization for Medical and Educational Needs (U.S. OMEN) for a plastic clean-up project, which gets underway in March. The project will employ 50 unskilled laborers for four months to collect 140 tons of plastic waste from 750 acres of agricultural lands in the northern and southern regions of Gaza.

In the process, farmers will be educated about using environmentally friendly practices.

29 Sep 2008 description

Jerusalem, Washington, Tel Aviv, September 29, 2008 - American Near East Refugee Aid (ANERA) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) signed a "Cooperative Agreement", making ANERA responsible for implementing the Emergency Water and Sanitation and Other Infrastructure Program in the West Bank and Gaza. The $50 million program will span five years.

Through the program, which begins on October 1, 2008, ANERA will provide emergency relief primarily in the water and sanitation sectors and address other infrastructure needs in Palestinian communities.

02 Oct 2007 description

Last summer's war with Israel won Lebanon international attention. It also devastated the country's economy and infrastructure. Fortunately, several U.S. businesses stepped forward to help put the country back on the road to stability and growth.

The Partnership for Lebanon Fund was formed to raise funds through public-private partnerships and help Lebanon recover from the effects of the war.