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Aug 3, 2018, 3:09 PM
Haralambos and his family were not always in the farming business; he, his sister Theodosia, and his son Sotiris were all born and raised in Athens. But hard work ...
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Aug 3, 2018, 2:58 PM
Extreme weather across Serbia in June, including hailstorms and torrential rains, caused flooding and landslides across seven districts, leading authorities to declare a state of emergency in some areas.
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Aug 3, 2018, 2:44 PM
Ibrahim, 8, has a severe hearing impairment. In their home in Syria, his parents were able to purchase hearing aids, but because of the conflict they couldn’t get them repaired when they failed. When the family ...
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Aug 1, 2018, 3:11 AM
Whenever I visit an IOCC project site, I'm amazed by the impact a small change can make. And Ethiopia is a place where a little goes a very long way. Over the years, we've shared stories of how your gifts have helped improve lives in Ethiopia ...
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Jul 25, 2018, 3:39 PM
IOCC is supporting immediate basic needs like access to food. Through partner Apostoli, the humanitarian arm of the Archdiocese of Athens, IOCC will distribute prepaid grocery cards to families affected by the fires, allowing them to purchase ...
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Jul 2, 2018, 9:23 AM
In response to the needs of refugees and migrants in Greece, IOCC partner Apostoli opened a ...
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Jun 12, 2018, 1:59 PM
On a recent visit to headquarters by IOCC Georgia Project Manager Zaza Matcharashvili (pictured, center), Executive Director and CEO Dean Triantafilou (left) pulled out this memento ...
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Jun 6, 2018, 5:36 PM
Urgent Action volunteers are urgently needed in Maryland
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May 25, 2018, 2:56 PM
Back in Syria, Mohammad—a father of seven—worked as a mechanic. He had completed a bachelor’s degree and held a good job. But when conflict broke out in Syria ...
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May 24, 2018, 3:32 PM
IOCC met Samirawit in 2013, when she was 10 and living with her grandmother in Debre Markos. She received her first pair of shoes through an IOCC project to raise awareness ...