Are Your Supplies Gathered?

Follow this checklist as you create your emergency supply kit, and don't forget to pack enough for 72 hours!

Disasters Don’t Plan. You Can.

Recently, there has been no shortage of weather-related events. We've experienced some of the coldest Aprils on record, record heat temperatures across the country, and life-threatening flooding in several areas.

The Work Doesn’t Stop

Catie, her husband Chris, their three children, and Chris’s mother fled their home on March 16 as floodwaters rose in Pacific Junction, Iowa.

Ethiopia: Growing Hope in Her Own Backyard

“Who knows what I will become! I am now strong and can dream big,” declared Meseret, age 15. In Bishoftu City, Ethiopia, where she lives with her parents, Meseret’s family has struggled to maintain a reliable income.

US: Connection through Service

When IOCC home build or emergency action teams come together, volunteers might come from many different walks of life, but for the week they spend together, they have one shared goal: getting things done.

Jordan: Greenhouses Going Strong

Areej, a 36-year-old Jordanian, lives in Ajloun. With a degree in economics, she built up a gardening business on her own with one small greenhouse for grapes, cacti, and ornamental plants.

This is What YOU Did in 2018

IOCC's humanitarian and development work continues because YOU are committed to it. Visit our Year in Review and learn more about the impact YOU made in 2018.

IOCC Monitoring Barry

Barry has made landfall in Louisiana, west of New Orleans. After briefly becoming Category 1 hurricane, Barry weakened again to a tropical storm, moving slowly and bringing heavy rain.

A Note from the (Mucky) Field

My bags packed, I’m off to the airport for an IOCC home build in Houston—praying all the way that I can be of service this week. First day onsite, I learned ...

How Do You Offer Hope?

Because of donor support, IOCC has been able to provide hope and opportunity to millions of refugees fleeing violence and uncertainty across the globe.