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Sep 21, 2017, 10:55 AM
Before war began in the Balkans, Rade Vlaisavlijevic lived with his family on 18 acres of fertile fields and thick woodlands in the Krajina region of Croatia. Although blind, with the help of his wife, Soka, he was able to ...
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Sep 16, 2017, 2:17 PM
“Thank you for being here. When we see you here in this difficult place, your presence reminds us that God has not forgotten about us,” said an elderly gentleman to one of our Frontliners, a group of highly trained clergy and laity who respond to disasters as IOCC volunteers.
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Sep 15, 2017, 1:59 PM
Less than a week after Harvey struck the Houston area, Hurricane Irma moved across the Caribbean leaving devastation in its wake. Among the strongest hurricanes ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean, Irma made landfall on the Florida Keys on Sunday, September 10th.
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Sep 14, 2017, 11:05 AM
How did it all begin? IOCC started with the idea that Orthodox Christians of all jurisdictions and all ethnicities could come together to answer Christ’s call to serve those in need. And a particularly great need inspired ...
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Sep 13, 2017, 1:47 PM
In recognition of National Preparedness Month, we would like to thank the 1,200 plus IOCC volunteers who have, throughout the years, dedicated over 32,000 hours of hard work to help more than 215 families whose homes were damaged by natural disasters.
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Sep 7, 2017, 1:38 PM
This hurricane season reminds us that every second counts in an emergency. That's why it's crucial to have a game plan and emergency supply kit for the whole family. You can easily create your own emergency supply kit today.
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Sep 5, 2017, 12:43 PM
International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) extends sincere thanks for the overwhelming and continued interest to volunteer your time towards the Hurricane Harvey emergency response efforts.
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Aug 28, 2017, 12:26 PM
IOCC is activating its Emergency Response Network Frontliners, to deploy in the coming days to help the people impacted by the storm with emotional and spiritual care. Even after their deployment ...
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Apr 5, 2017, 2:56 PM
80% of Ethiopians live in rural areas and rely on subsistence agriculture for their livelihood. However, Ethiopians are suffering from the residual effects of the most severe drought in 30 years making hunger and loss of livestock a reality for many.
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Mar 29, 2017, 2:36 PM
Musa (above), a 50-year-old father of four in Jordan, considered farming in the rural community where he lived, but did not have the expertise or money needed to raise livestock.