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Andalib Alamad

Andalib Alamad

Sector : Public Figures, Public Figures

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Female
  • Born in: 1899
  • Age: 116
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Was born in Nablus in 1899, being a woman she could not continue her higher education and became a tailor instead; opened her own shop, in which she also trained girls in dress-making; active in a women’s group,founded by Mariam Hashim in 1922, which involved women in social and national issues, incl. participation in the strike of 1936.


Achievements and Awards

Was participated in founding the Cooperation and Steadfastness Committee, a female branch of resistance against the Zionists.also she was co-founder of a cultural and sports club in Nablus in 1945, Pres. of the Arab Women’s Union in Nablus from 1948.

 During the 1948 Nakba, initiated a first-aid committee run by women and opened a maternity home for exiled Palestinians; after the War, established an orphanage for girls; was chief of the team that established the Arab Women’s Union Hospital, followed by a refugee children hospital in 1950, and the An-Nour Institute for Blind Women in 1962. was Chairperson of the Union of Charitable Societies in the Nablus District from 1958-75; attended the first PNC in 1964; was a founding member of the Exec. Committee of the Red Crescent in Amman; died on 23 Oct. 1979.

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