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Orthodox News

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
Orthodox News

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
Orthodox News

Lord Have Mercy

Please join in praying for the people of Ukraine during this time of suffering. Psalm 143:1–12 1 Hear my prayer, O Lord; give ear to my pleas for mercy!…

Feb 20, 2014
Orthodox News

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
OCN Now Radio

IOCC: Humanitarian Crisis in Syria

As Syria’s civil war now enters into its third year, it is the families still living in the country who suffer the most. International Orthodox Christian…

Dec 12, 2013
Orthodox News

Syria’s Refugee Children Face Rising Risk Of Malnutrition

PHOTO: A Syrian refugee child suffering from malnutrition receives a therapeutic feeding of specially formulated nut paste from IOCC community health workers….

Dec 09, 2013
OCN Now Radio

Devastation in the Philippines

IOCC Director of Programs Mark Ohanian offers an update on their efforts since Tyhoon Haiyan, the most powerful tropical storm to ever make landfall, blasted…

Nov 22, 2013
Orthodox News

Syria’s Displaced Gain Income and Dignity from Cash for Work Program

The sea of blue cloth surrounding Sawsan, 21, and the other displaced Syrian women at this Damascus school shelter where they now live will be stitched…

Nov 20, 2013
Orthodox News

Fresh Hope for Greece’s Families

IOCC’s new fresh food initiative gives Greece’s most vulnerable families the opportunity to purchase locally sourced fruits, vegetables and…

Oct 21, 2013
Come Receive the Light

Spiritual Journey

Jacob Lee has affected countless lives through his various ministries over the years. Join Fr. Chris as he speaks with Jacob about his spiritual journey,…

Sep 19, 2013
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