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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.
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Mar 22, 2017, 2:28 PM
Globally, the number of people who live without access to safe water is equal to twice the population of the United States according to the World Health Organization.
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Mar 15, 2017, 2:17 PM
There are over one million Syrian refugees in Lebanon (UNHCR). In other words, one in four people in Lebanon is a Syrian refugee. This puts a huge strain on Lebanon's ability to provide food, shelter, clean water and education to those in need.
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Mar 14, 2017, 3:05 PM
We are grateful to people like you for making a difference in people's lives over the past 25 years through IOCC. We invite you to see how your support has made an impact and join us as we celebrate this milestone.
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Mar 8, 2017, 2:55 PM
This International Women's Day we honor women like Marwa, a participant in our Gaza program, who are making change around the world.
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Mar 2, 2017, 2:37 PM
Before the crisis in Syria began, family life was stable and peaceful. Marie and Moustafa used to grow cotton, wheat, and olives on their land, which helped them generate $4,000 seasonally.
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Feb 27, 2017, 2:23 PM
Great Lent and Pascha are more than an annual remembrance of our Lord's passion, death, and resurrection for our salvation. They are a call to receive and distribute essential daily bread to our fellow brothers and sisters in need.