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2014

New School Removes Barrier To Learning For Uganda's Children

Malnourished Syrian Refugee Children Bear the Toll of Conflict

IOCC Mobilizes To Provide Urgent Relief For Families Caught In Gaza Conflict

IOCC Responds to Victims of Flood Ravaged Midwest

IOCC Delegate to Attend Antiochian Unity Conference in Lebanon

Creating a Path Out of Poverty for India's Forgotten Families

Bosnia's Flood Survivors Face Slow and Difficult Recovery

Orthodox Christian Emergency Network Grows to 100 Members

Reaching Serbia's Most Isolated Flood Survivors

Hurricane Preparedness Week: Protecting Your Family From Extreme Weather Disasters

IOCC Responds as Serbia and Bosnia Brace for More Flooding

Record Rains Bring Deadly Flooding To Balkans

Chicago Faith-Based Groups Join With IOCC To Deliver Books For Local Children

IOCC Responds to Victims of Tornadoes in the South

IOCC Helping Restore Homes And Livelihoods For Typhoon Haiyan Survivors

IOCC Assists Displaced Syrians Fleeing Embattled Kessab

IOCC Responds to Urgent Needs of South Sudanese Refugees

Transforming Lives with Clean and Safe Water

Community Kitchen Addresses Malnutrition Facing Syrian Refugee Families

Building Resilient Communities in the Balkans

Syria's Healthcare System Latest War Casualty

IOCC Relief in Philippines Focuses on Continuing Needs of Typhoon Survivors

Syrians Evacuated From Homs Arrive Weak And Traumatized

IOCC Assists in Evacuation of Syrians Fleeing Homs

Winter Weather Exposes Syrian Refugees in Jordan to More Hardship

Healing The Hidden Wounds Of War In Syria

IOCC Remembers Honorary Board Member And Philanthropist Dr. George Farha

IOCC Delivers Winter Relief To Greece's Most Vulnerable


2013

Typhoon Haiyan Survivors Still Face Lack Of Shelter

Syrian Refugee Families In Lebanon Struggle Against Winter Freeze

Syria's Refugee Children Face Rising Risk Of Malnutrition

IOCC Aid Reaches Families Isolated By Typhoon Haiyan's Fury

Winter Weather Brings New Worries To Syria's Displaced Families

Syria's Displaced Gain Income And Dignity From Cash For Work Program

IOCC Reaches Out To Philippines Typhoon Survivors In Hardest Hit Areas

IOCC Responds To Victims Of Super Typhoon Haiyan

Super Typhoon Leaves Path Of Destruction In The Philippines

Archbishop Ieronymos Announces IOCC Aid To Greek Hospitals

USAID Chief Outlines His Vision To Baltimore-Based Aid Groups

Clean Water Provides Pivotal Start For Cameroon's Youth

IOCC Brings Humanitarian Issues To Forefront On Capitol Hill

The Future Threatened For Syria's School Children

IOCC Frontline Responds To Flood-Ravaged Colorado Communities

Fresh Hope For Families In Greece

IOCC Expands Effort to Address Growing Food Needs in Greece

IOCC Assists Colorado Flood Victims With Recovery Efforts

Historic Colorado Flooding Impacts Thousands

Syrian Families From Historic Christian Town Seek Relief And Refuge From Fighting

Preparedness Key To Surviving Disasters, Serving Survivors

IOCC Aid Helps Newly Displaced Families In Syria As Need Continues To Grows

Orthodox Christian Emergency Response Network Expands

Frightened And Fatigued After Grueling Journey, Displaced Syrians In As-Suwayda, Syria Receive IOCC Aid

IOCC Reaches Syrian Families Unable To Flee To Safety

Jordanian Families Strain Under Weight Of Syrian Refugee Crisis

IOCC Frontliners Offer Care To Arizona Community

IOCC Marshalls Frontliners To Assist Those Affected By Arizona Wildfires

Turning Adversity Into Opportunity For Women And Their Families

IOCC Medical Aid Provides Vital Lifeline for Greece

Alone In A Foreign Land, Syrian Refugees Face New Fears And Sacrifices

IOCC Relief Expands Reach To Syrian Refugees In Iraq

Storm Season Serves As Reminder To Prepare For Emergencies

IOCC Frontliners Respond to Tornado Survivors in Central Oklahoma

IOCC Responds To Victims Of Central Oklahoma Tornadoes

This Mother's Day, Honor your Mom in a Special Way

Samer Laham of The Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All The East Named 2013 InterAction Humanitarian of The Year

IOCC Receives $1.5 Million Gift To Advance Clean Water Access In Africa

Orthodox Bishops Abducted Near Aleppo In Northern Syria

Greek Orthodox Metropolis Of Boston Calls On IOCC's Emergency Response Network To Assist Survivors Of Bombing Tragedy

Center A Haven For Romania's Poorest Children

IOCC Provides Books To Chicago Area Schoolchildren

Leadership 100 Grant To Support IOCC Humanitarian Work In U.S.

IOCC Celebrates Dedicated Life Of Service Of Co-Founder Andrew A. Athens

Born Into Uncertainty, Syria's Youngest Refugees Struggle To Survive

IOCC Sends Medical Aid To Northern Greece

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Grant Fuels IOCC Winter Relief To Greece's Most Vulnerable

New Schools A Bridge To Future For Uganda Orphans

Plight Of Syrian Refugee Mothers Focus Of IOCC Aid


2012

IOCC Delivers Winter Relief To Syria's Displaced Families

IOCC Mourns Loss of Life in Connecticut Shooting – Offers Resources

IOCC, Orthodox Christian Leaders Discuss Social Outreach At White House Conference

Anguished and Isolated, Syrian Refugee Children Bear Scars of Conflict

IOCC Delivers $1.3 Million In Medical Aid To Greece's Ailing Hospitals

IOCC Responds To Humanitarian Needs Of Gaza Families

IOCC Assists Sandy Survivors With Recovery Efforts

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Assists Families in Greece through Grant to IOCC

IOCC Response Reaches Sandy Survivors Up And Down East Coast

IOCC Frontliners Mobilize To Aid Super Storm Sandy Survivors

IOCC Expands Relief Efforts in Syria

IOCC Assists Holy Land's Disabled

IOCC Helps Ease Trauma Of Displaced Syrian Families

IOCC Sends $1.3 Million in Medical Aid to Greece

IOCC Aid Reaches Syria's Youngest Refugees

Haiti's Homeless Struggle To Recover From Isaac

IOCC Preparing For Tropical Storm Isaac

Cyclists Complete Journey to Assist World's Poor

Humanitarian Need Grows For Syrian Families Caught In New Surge Of Violence

IOCC Cyclists Reach Halfway Mark In 3,000 Mile Ride To Assist World's Poor

IOCC Response To Greece Wildfires Completed With New Protection For Farmers

Orthodox Youth Spend Summer Building Homes And Budding Friendships

IOCC Responds To Urgent Needs Of Syrian Families

IOCC Marks National Hurricane Preparedness Week With Lifesaving Tips To Survive A Disaster

US Lawmakers and IOCC Supporters Turn Out to Celebrate 20 Years of Global Humanitarian Work

New Video: Stamping Out Podoconiosis

Harry And Liberty Tsakalos Endowment Presented To IOCC

Five Prominent Community Leaders To Receive IOCC Compassion At Work Award

IOCC Delivers Medical Aid As Greece Crisis Threatens Children's Access To Health Care

Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer Chris Hillman To Perform At IOCC 20th Anniversary Gala

IOCC To Help Ease Plight Of Displaced Syrian Families

IOCC Quickly Joins Hunger Relief Efforts For Greece's Struggling Families

School Remains a Sanctuary for Haiti's Most Vulnerable Children Two Years After Earthquake

IOCC Opening Doors to Education for Children of the Famine

Greece's Children Bear the Brunt of a Country in Crisis

IOCC Sends New Wave of Relief to Serbia's Earthquake Survivors


2011

IOCC Recruiting Volunteers For 2012 Orthodox Action Teams

Breaking the Cycle of HIV/AIDS in Ethiopia

Rural Children in Haiti Welcome Newly Rebuilt School

Delivering Winter Relief To Isolated Gaza Families

Famine Intensifies Humanitarian Need In Horn Of Africa

Remembering 9-11: A Message From The IOCC Executive Director

IOCC Responds to Hurricane Irene With Emergency Cleanup Support For Victims

International Orthodox Christian Charities Extends Its Gratitude And A Prayer On World Humanitarian Day

IOCC Works To Curb Spread Of Disease Among Famine Refugees In Ethiopia

Philoptochos Society Provides Grant for IOCC Relief Efforts in the Horn of Africa

New IOCC Program To Improve Food Access For Isolated Families In The Gaza Strip

As United Nations Declares Famine In Somalia IOCC Responds With Aid To Refugee Camps

IOCC Responds To Horn Of Africa Drought With Emergency Aid

Young Greek Farmers Receive Encouragement From Visiting IOCC Director

IOCC Responds To Joplin And Heartland Tornadoes With Emergency Cleanup And Early Recovery

IOCC Relief Efforts in Japan Focus on Continued Needs of Survivors

Assistance from Orthodox Christians Helping Tornado-Stricken Areas of Alabama

IOCC "Frontline" Volunteers to Coordinate Relief in Storm-Ravaged Areas of Alabama

IOCC Supports Initiative to Provide Housing to Japanese Families

IOCC Reaches Out to Parishes in Aftermath of Severe Weather, Fires

Orthodox Church in Japan to Meet on Aid and Recovery Efforts

IOCC, Orthodox Church in Japan to Provide Aid to Coastal Communities

Orthodox Church in Japan Assesses Needs of Survivors, Searches for Missing Priest

IOCC Stands Ready to Offer Aid Following Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan

IOCC Supports Earthquake Relief Efforts Of The Greek Archdiocese Of New Zealand

IOCC Assists Serbian Orthodox Church Establish Recovery Center for Australia Flood Victims

Grant from Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America to Modernize Family Farms in Fire-Stricken Areas of Greece

IOCC Names Michael Homsey New Board Chairman

Historic Battle Set for Super Bowl Sunday as Orthodox Christians Fight Hunger

A Year After the Earthquake, Haitians Remain Vulnerable


2010

IOCC School Program To Address Needs Of Lebanese Children

Support Brings Hope for Children Who Bear Burden of HIV in Ethiopia

Give The Gift Of Love This Christmas

IOCC Responds To Tremor In Central Serbia

U.S. Hierarch Visits IOCC Office In Georgia

IOCC Project In Romania Aims To Expand And Strengthen Social Services

IOCC Food and Medical Assistance Reach Pakistan

Urgent Help Needed for Pakistan

IOCC Aid Reaches Russians Affected By Fires

The Pakistan Flood: Disturbing Phone Calls

IOCC Mobilizes Food Aid to Flood Victims in Pakistan

IOCC Responds to Historic Russian Heat Wave & Wildfires

Send Children Back to School With the Supplies They Need!

"A Gift from God" Provides Hope for Haitians Six Months after Quake

National Philoptochos Increases Support for IOCC Humanitarian Projects

IOCC Delivers Medical Aid to Assist Refugees Fleeing Kyrgyzstan

NBA's Vladimir Radmanović To Support Serbians With Disabilities

IOCC Expands Partnership with Cameroonian Ministry of Secondary Education

IOCC and Philoptochos Help Ethiopian Children Combat Dreaded Disease

IOCC Offers Volunteer Opportunity to Help Rebuild Homes on Gulf Coast

IOCC Receives Support for Haiti Relief Efforts from Antiochian Faithful

General Secretary of the ACT Alliance Visits IOCC

IOCC Expresses Concern about Escalating Violence in the Gaza Strip

IOCC Efforts in Haiti Continue

IOCC Joins in Launch of ACT Alliance

IOCC Addresses Growing Public Health Concerns In Haiti

Souper Bowl Sunday Rallies Efforts of All the Saints

IOCC Team Travels to Haiti to Coordinate Aid, Assist Partners

IOCC Aid Flows Into Haiti

Quake Survivors Receive Clean Water

IOCC and MTI Deliver Critical Medical Aid to Suffering Haitians

A Note to Those Assembling Hygiene Kits

Airlift Supported by Orthodox Christians Arrives in Haiti

Orthodox Christian Parishes Respond to Haiti, Assemble Aid Packages

Orthodox Christians Support Airlift to Haiti

URGENT ACTION APPEAL: Relief for the Beleaguered People of Haiti

IOCC Mobilizes Disaster Response for Haiti Earthquake


2009

IOCC and Orthodox Church Reach Uganda's Orphans

IOCC Delivers Emergency Supplies to Typhoon-Battered Philippines

IOCC Mobilizes Aid for Asia Pacific Disasters

IOCC Responds to String of Disasters in Asia Pacific Region

Recovering from Civil War, Uganda’s Orphans Receive Help from IOCC

One Year After War, Displaced Georgians Face Hardships

Equipping Children’s Dreams in Lebanon’s Public Schools

Penelope House, Fortress for Battered Women & Their Children

After War in Georgia, A Retiree Struggles to Rebuild His Life

Odds Stacked Against Them, Boys in Inner-city New Orleans Get Fighting Chance

New Grant Broadens Romanian Orthodox Church’s Social Service

Single Working Moms Survive Hurricane, Realize Dream of Homeownership

June 20 is World Refugee Day

Gaza: Trauma Therapy Brings Life Back to Children

Help IOCC Go Green: Sign Up For E-Receipts Today!

IOCC Publishes Orthodox Diakonia Report

Presvytera Takes Leap of Faith

IOCC Offers Swine Flu Precautions

Rising River Threatens Fargo, ND

Combating the ‘Silent Killers’ Among Syria’s Iraqi Refugees

IOCC Leads Orthodox Community Outreach in U.S.

Emergency Appeal: IOCC Responds to Worst Australian Wildfires

IOCC Expands Assistance to Gaza’s Families

IOCC Delivers Emergency Food Supplies to Children in Gaza


2008

Conflict in Gaza Kills Hundreds: Help IOCC Speed Relief to Families Caught in Attacks

IOCC and Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Help Peloponnese Farmers Recover Their Productivity

Zimbabwe Appeal: Help IOCC & Philoptochos Speed Relief to Victims of Public Health Crisis

They’re still depending on us ...

U.S. Ambassador Praises IOCC’s Assistance to Peloponnese Fire Department Through Grant From Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

Visit of His Grace Bishop IRINEJ to Pennsylvania In Support of IOCC

His Grace Bishop Irinej Rallies Orthodox Faithful on Behalf of Kosovo

Families from South Ossetia Apprehensive About Resettlement Plans

IOCC in Georgia: Displaced Families Facing Harsh Winter

IOCC Assists American Red Cross in Houston/Galveston Hurricane Clean-Up Effort

IOCC Delivers Major Shipment of Medical Supplies & Medicines to Albania

IOCC & Greek Orthodox Archdiocese to Assist Greece with Fire Fighting Equipment

IOCC Hurricane Appeal

Serbian Basketball Stars Visit Children In Kosovo

IOCC Emergency Appeal: Hurricane Gustav Makes Landfall

IOCC Delivers Aid to Families Who Fled to North Ossetia

IOCC Expands Assistance to those Displaced by Georgian Conflict

IOCC Begins Distributions in Tbilisi & North Ossetia

IOCC Releases New Video, “Greece Wildfires.”

Humanitarian Need Deepens As Conflict in the Caucasus Affects Thousands

IOCC Emergency Appeal: Conflict in the Caucasus

Matching Grant Increased For IOCC Projects In Kosovo

IOCC Aids Iraqi Families in Conflict-Ridden Sadr City

Frontline Clergy Travel to Iowa Floods

Matching Grant Expands Projects for Kosovo

IOCC Mobilizes First Responders to Flood Stricken Midwest

Life Inside Iraq: “We Have Become Accustomed to the Fear”

Update on Myanmar & China Relief Efforts

OCA Donates $20,000 for Myanmar and China Disasters to IOCC

Peja Stojakovic and IOCC Assist Disabled Children in Greece

Faithful in Clifton, NJ Assemble 100 Hygiene kits at IOCC Retreat

Providing Relief for Victims of Albania Explosions

Kosovo School Assistance Program Launched

Iraqi Refugees Who Leave Homes for the Safety of Syria Still Face Challenges

IOCC Expands Community Development Projects In Kosovo

Greek Archdiocese Awards $1.6 Million Grant for IOCC’s Greece Recovery Work

The Principal's Story: A Dedicated Educator And New Equipment From IOCC Make the Difference for A Lebanon Public School


2007

Keeping Greek Village Life Alive

IOCC’s Phase II Recovery for Greece: Pilot Program Aids Farmers While Benefitting Environment

Support Orthodox Good Works Around the World On IOCC SUNDAY

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Awards IOCC Grant to Aid Greek Farmers

NBA’s Vladimir Radmanović Provides Life Skills Training for Serbia’s At-Risk Youth

IOCC’s HIV/AIDS Program for Ethiopia to Receive $8 Million Extension

Metropolitan Herman Endorses IOCC's Aid to Greece

New Initiatives for an Ancient Land: IOCC's Partnership with the Armenian Apostolic Church Enhances Humanitarian Work for Former Soviet Republic

IOCC Expands Aid to Greek Farmers: Expansion Made Possible Through Recent Gift from IOCC Founder John G. Rangos

IOCC & Local Orthodox Priests Reach Farmers in Greece’s Hard-Hit Ileia Province

Help Others Live While You Earn A Living: IOCC Announces New Workplace Giving Code: 12081

IOCC Provides Greece with Emergency Supply to Feed 53,000 Head of Livestock

Fires Are Out But Greece Still Faces Coming Ecological Disaster

IOCC Staff Report From Greece

IOCC Mobilizes Response For Greece Fires

Ancient Monastery Cultivates Good Will In Kosovo

IOCC Launches Iraqi Refugee Program In Syria

New Access to Medical Care for Ethiopians

Houla, Lebanon: How a Village Recovers

SCOBA Congratulates IOCC On 15th Anniversary

IOCC Releases New Video, "Voices"

IOCC Launches Alaska Substance Abuse Initiative

Voices: IOCC Frontline Clergy at Virginia Tech

A Warm Welcome In Southern Lebanon

On the Frontline of AIDS in Ethiopia

Reaching The Neediest Of The Needy In Southern Lebanon

IOCC Marks 15th Anniversary

Ensuring Donor Dollars Reach Lebanon

IOCC Pledges New Homes And Hundreds Of Volunteers For Habitat Initiative

IOCC Elects Alex Machaskee as New Board Chairman


2006

IOCC Receives $5.16 Million For Lebanon Development

Gulf Coast, Struggling But Not Forgotten: Click Here To Volunteer

IOCC Executive Director Named Archon of the Ecumenical Patriarchate

Nias, Indonesia: Tsunami's Unexpected Benefits

IOCC Study Trip Diary Excerpts

IOCC Expands Aid To Lebanon Through OFDA Grant

2006/2007 IOCC Internship in Indonesia

IOCC Delivers Critical Medical Relief To Lebanon

IOCC Shifts Aid To Lebanon's South

IOCC's Network Proves Effective For Lebanon Crisis

IOCC On The Ground In Lebanon And Gaza Crisis

IOCC Issues Emergency Appeal For Middle East Crisis

Health Crisis In Zimbabwe Spotlighted Through $1.5 Million Gift Of Critically Needed Medicines And Medical Equipment

Open your eyes and open your heart IOCC Releases Video, "Unconditional Love"

"Gift of the Heart" Kits Aid Survivors of Earthquakes, Hurricanes

IOCC Issues Emergency Appeal Following Indonesian Earthquake

IOCC Assistance Continues In Disaster Areas of South Asia and U.S.

IOCC Appoints New Communication Director

IOCC Begins New School Rehabilitation Program in Georgia

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