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Uganda

Funding to develop Ugandan schools

International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) today announced the signing of a new agreement with long-time partner the St. Nektarios Education Fund of Loveland, Colorado to expand their joint efforts to provide education and clean water to…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
IOCC
Posted:
14 Jul 2017

Ethiopia

Ethiopia drought threatens survival of 10 million people

Baltimore, MD (IOCC) — International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) is responding to the urgent needs of families in Ethiopia suffering through the most severe drought in 30 years. More than 10 million people face severe hunger…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
IOCC
Posted:
05 Feb 2016

Ethiopia

IOCC Assists Communities Affected By Drought Emergency in Ethiopia

Baltimore, MD (IOCC) — International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) today announced that they are preparing to release emergency funds to respond to the urgent needs of people affected by the worst drought in Ethiopia in decades.…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
IOCC
Posted:
21 Dec 2015

Ethiopia + 1 more

Exhausted Sudanese Refugees Struggle For Survival In New Land

Baltimore, MD (IOCC) — Thousands of South Sudanese families who fled the violence and bloodshed from their country's civil war now face new hardships as refugees in Ethiopia. More than 196,000 refugees, of which nearly two-thirds…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
IOCC
Posted:
10 Mar 2015

Uganda

New School Removes Barrier To Learning For Uganda's Children

Baltimore, MD (IOCC) — The one-room, red-brick village school near the shores of Lake Victoria in Butembe, Uganda, fills quickly each morning as hundreds of children, barefoot and humbly dressed, file in and sit shoulder to…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
IOCC
Posted:
24 Jul 2014

Ethiopia + 1 more

IOCC Responds to Urgent Needs of South Sudanese Refugees

Baltimore, MD (IOCC) — Nygnwak, 30, and her seven family members are among the more than 80,000 South Sudanese who have sought refuge in Ethiopia since fleeing inter-ethnic conflict that erupted in their own country last…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
IOCC
Posted:
31 Mar 2014

Ethiopia + 1 more

IOCC opening doors to education for children of the famine

As the young refugee children of Somalia's famine begin to regain their strength under the watchful care of international relief organizations, many are heading back to class in one of the several elementary schools existing in…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
IOCC
Posted:
11 Jan 2012

Ethiopia

Breaking the Cycle of HIV/AIDS in Ethiopia

As church liturgy concludes at St. Mikael's Church in Assela, Ethiopia, loudspeakers announce the availability of free HIV testing for couples and pregnant women. Mesay, a 30-year-old expectant mother dressed in her Sunday best, steps over…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
IOCC
Posted:
30 Dec 2011

Ethiopia + 1 more

Famine Intensifies Humanitarian Need In Horn Of Africa

As record drought and famine continue to threaten the lives of more than 13 million people in the Horn of Africa, it is the children who suffer the most. More than 600,000 suffer from life-threatening malnutrition.…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
IOCC
Posted:
30 Dec 2011

Ethiopia + 1 more

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

Baltimore, MD (IOCC) — As more than 120,000 people fleeing famine in Somalia crowd into the Dollo Ado refugee camps in Ethiopia, the lack of adequate sanitation is creating a breeding ground for measles, cholera, and…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
IOCC
Posted:
17 Aug 2011