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Press Releases

Your source for information on IOCC's disaster response and relief programs, as well as for background on IOCC programs.

 

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IOCC deploys emergency teams to clear homes of debris
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Donors give over $1.2 million to aid families in Greece
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IOCC is implementing services for people with disabilities in Azraq refugee camp, Jordan.
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Orthodox Christian humanitarian agency offers basics of healthy living to those in need
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Gifts show positive impact of support for IOCC’s worldwide programming
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The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America supports IOCC’s ongoing response to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
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For outstanding service supporting IOCC’s humanitarian work
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The Jaharis Family Foundation announces new $1 million challenge gift
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IOCC is collaborating with local Orthodox churches, members of national and state VOADs (Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster), and…
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IOCC is closely monitoring the continuing flooding and aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Staff members remain in contact with partners to…
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International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) today announced the signing of a new agreement with long-time partner the St. Nektarios…
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After six years of conflict, IOCC is urging continued support for programs to meet the needs of Syrian children and adolescents who face…
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Families fleeing violence across Syria and those who remain in temporary shelters and tenements need your help now more than ever.
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IOCC is in contact with its Orthodox, ecumenical and other disaster response partners on the ground to assess the current needs in the…
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“We didn’t have much money. We were in desperate need of assistance,” said Musa, a 50-year-old father of four in Jordan who was anxious to…
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IOCC is responding to a swath of destruction from Haiti to North Carolina left in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. Food, cleaning…
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An estimated 750,000 people in Haiti are in immediate need of food and emergency agricultural assistance. The entire coastal area around…
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As Hurricane Matthew pummels the Florida coast with 100-mile-per-hour winds and powerful storm surges that threaten families along the…
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IOCC is closely monitoring the path of Hurricane Matthew as it crosses Haiti and threatens catastrophe just six years after a powerful…
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More than two dozen high school seniors from eight Orthodox Christian jurisdictions across the US participated in the International Orthodox…
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Responding to the urgent needs of an estimated 65,000 people who were displaced from their homes by clashes in Syria’s northeastern city of…
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Two million people in Aleppo, Syria have no access to running water after intensified fighting in the city damaged electrical networks…
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IOCC is on the ground in Louisiana providing support to victims of catastrophic flooding that has engulfed much of southern Louisiana,…
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Severe summer weather is leaving behind a path of destruction across the US, from flash floods in West Virginia to wind damage from…
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As torrential rain pummeled parts of West Virginia and threatened a new round of flooding, IOCC remains on the ground providing emotional…
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Syria's civil war has created the greatest refugee upheaval since WWII, with 4.8 million Syrian men, women and children fleeing their…
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IOCC hosted one-day youth basketball and mentoring clinics to provide a fun, sports-focused environment and to reinforce healthy lifestyles…
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As part of the "Give for Greece" program, IOCC is providing assistance to co-ops made up of farmers, fisherman, bakers and agricultural…
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IOCC's community kitchen in Lebanon provides food and jobs for Syrian refugee families.
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IOCC is helping Greek families in search of work and opportunities in agriculture-related businesses.
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IOCC is improving access to clean water for Syrian refugees living in Lebanon.
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IOCC is helping more than 1000 Assyrian refugee children continue their school studies in Lebanon.
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Seminary students join the IOCC Orthodox Action team in rebuilding homes damaged by natural disaster.
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IOCC has had a humanitarian presence in Jerusalem, the West Bank, and Gaza since 1997, assisting more than 30,000 families.