Mr. Bill Corcoran
President, American Near East Refugee Aid (ANERA)
Tuesday, 9 February 2010
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
The Palestine Center
A year after the bombs stopped falling on Gaza, full recovery remains elusive. Survival is a daily challenge. ANERA president Bill Corcoran has traveled to Gaza regularly during the past year to assess the damage and the effectiveness of humanitarian assistance. He will talk about current conditions and challenges for helping Gazans rebuild their lives.
Mr. Bill Corcoran has been president of ANERA since 2007. Before joining ANERA, he was Vice President of the Christian Children’s Fund, a $300 million nonprofit serving children and their families in 32 countries. During the 1990’s, Mr. Corcoran directed the Pontifical Mission for Palestine based in Jordan with projects there and in Iraq. He also supervised various projects in Lebanon and Syria.
The lecture is available streaming on-line at live http://www.palestinecenterblog.org
For videos of previous Palestine Center events, visit: http://www.thejerusalemfund.org/ht/d/Contents/contenttype_id/15/icids/722/order/date/direction/desc/pid/3584