Today's donation marks the fourth time Kuwait has contributed funds to ANERA
, something President and CEO Bill Corcoran described as "really helpful" after the destruction he witnessed during his trip to Gaza in recent weeks.
Following the speeches, certificates and honorary shields were presented by ANERA
to participants and partners
When fighting broke out, ANERA
had an appeal on the streets that was more oriented toward relief efforts in Gaza.
A good example of this is the TSA, which is made up of four independent lines and ten carriers involved in two of the eastbound transpacific conferences, the TransPacific Freight Conference (Japan to USWC) and ANERA
(which covers the rest of the Far East).
The generous donation allows ANERA
for backing up a range of substantial projects serving Palestinian communities in the West Bank and Gaza.
Thanks to funding from Dubai Cares and support from the Palestinian Ministry of Education, ANERA
is establishing kindergarten classes within existing elementary schools across the West Bank, as part of a campaign to make pre-school education available to the most marginalised communities of the West Bank and Gaza.
With offices in the West Bank, Gaza, Lebanon and Jordan, ANERA
employs more than 80 full-time staff in the Middle East who are locally hired and work with local partners.
See also American Near East Refugee Aid (ANERA
), Peter Gubser's Middle East Trip Report to the ANERA
Board of Directors April 17-26, 2002, Washington, DC, p.
26,27) In October ANERA
adopted somewhat different strategy by not increasing its regular bunker surcharge, but imposing a new shoreside operations fuel adjustment surcharge, intended to cove all non-marine, fuel-related increases.
Published on Wednesday, 11 December 2013 10:04 PNN ANERA
(American Near East Refugee Aid) announced on Tuesday, a third grant from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) to implement a four-month emergency program in the Sidon area of Lebanon for Palestinian refugees from Syria.
With the report, Corcoran said ANERA
aimed to paint a real picture of the plight of Palestinian refugees from Syria: "We wanted to make it more apparent to the West, because I don't really think they understood it.
Sheikh Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, presented the donation to ANERA
Board Chair Edward Gnehm.