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IOCC Delivers Relief to Gaza’s Displaced Families

PHOTO: A displaced boy from Gaza City welcomes the hot meals delivered by IOCC for his family and hundreds of other families seeking refuge at St. Porphyrius…

Aug 08, 2014
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New School Removes Barrier To Learning For Uganda’s Children

CAPTION: One teacher provides instruction for 500 elementary students in this one-room, red-brick village school near the shores of Lake Victoria in Butembe,…

Jul 23, 2014
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IOCC: Mobilizing to Provide Urgent Relief for Families Caught in Gaza Conflict

Baltimore, MD (IOCC) — In this past week, the most intense violence in nearly two years has claimed over 100 lives, including 23 children, injured more…

Jul 14, 2014
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Bosnia’s Flood Survivors Face Slow and Difficult Recovery

CAPTION: Furniture and household items that once filled family homes are now piles of waterlogged debris along the streets of Šamac, Bosnia. More than…

Jun 11, 2014
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Orthodox Christian Emergency Network Grows to 100 Members

CAPTION: Constantine Triantafilou, IOCC executive director, addresses the members of the Frontline gathered for training in Chicago, IL. He related how…

Jun 04, 2014
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Reaching Serbia’s Most Isolated Flood Survivors

May 30, 2014 (Baltimore, MD) — The Serbian village of Jablanica is home to twins Aleksandra and Andrijana, 10, the only children among eight families…

May 30, 2014
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IOCC Helping Restore Homes And Livelihoods For Typhoon Haiyan Survivors

April 11, 2014 (Baltimore, MD) — For years, Orlando supported his wife and five children by selling a daily catch of tilapia and milkfish snared from…

Apr 14, 2014
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IOCC Assists Displaced Syrians Fleeing Embattled Kessab

April 3, 2014 (Baltimore, MD) — Intense fighting this past week in Kessab, a predominantly Armenian Christian town in northwestern Syria, forced hundreds…

Apr 03, 2014
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Community Kitchen Addresses Malnutrition Facing Syrian Refugee Families

PHOTO: Lebanese women cook side by side with Syrian refugee women to prepare lentil soup that will feed 240 Syrian refugee families living in the Akkar…

Mar 17, 2014
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Rebuilding Resilient Communities in the Balkans

CAPTION: Learning can be difficult on an empty stomach. IOCC is providing assistance to ensure that each day these vulnerable schoolchildren living in…

Mar 11, 2014
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Syria’s Healthcare System Latest War Casualty

Caption One: Khaled, 5, is finally free of the excruciating pain he was suffering from a severely inflamed appendix, thanks to emergency surgery covered…

Feb 26, 2014
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Syrians Evacuated From Homs Arrive Weak and Traumatized

PHOTO: Weak from hunger and exhaustion, an elderly Syrian man welcomes the steady arm of an IOCC/GOPA relief worker during the evacuation of Homs. An estimated…

Feb 18, 2014
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