Direct Relief is working with colleague nonprofit organization American Near East Refugee Aid (ANERA) to provide humanitarian assistance in Gaza.
Direct Relief today released six tons of essential medicines, supplies, and durable medical equipment valued at $323,972 (wholesale) for use in clinics and hospitals throughout Gaza as well as facilities supported by ANERA in the West Bank. The specifically requested materials include analgesics, antibiotics, surgical supplies, and exam tables.
Founded in 1968, apolitical and nonsectarian ANERA provides health, education, and employment programs for impoverished families in the Middle East. Direct Relief has supported ANERA since 2004 with medical aid totaling $1.8 million (wholesale).