NO RUNNING WATER FOR TWO MILLION SYRIANS IN WAR-RAVAGED ALEPPO

IOCC- August - September 2016 Baltimore, MD (IOCC) — Two million people in Aleppo, Syria have no access to running water after intensified fighting in the city damaged electrical networks needed to pump water into family homes. Lack of access to safe water in war-torn communities such as Aleppo has created a humanitarian emergency for Syrian ...

SYRIAN FAMILIES DISPLACED IN HASAKEH

IOCC-  August- September 2016 It was only a year ago that Syrian families living in besieged villages near the city of Hasakeh sought refuge there and humanitarian relief from IOCC and its Syria partner, DERD, the humanitarian arm of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch. IOCC is once again responding to the urgent needs of Syrian ...

Emergency Medical Aid Fills Need for Care of Syrians

A relief worker from IOCC Syria partner, DERD, comforts Ali, 11, after emergency surgery to remove shrapnel embedded in his skull from an explosion near his home in Homs, Syria. IOCC is providing lifesaving and disability-preventing surgeries for thousands of Syrians like Ali. Photo: Rasha Kaba/IOCC

www.iocc.org - February 2016 Baltimore, MD (IOCC) — International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) is responding to the urgent need for medical assistance in Syria. The number of injured people continues to rise due to the escalating violence brought on by five years of civil war, with UN estimates that over 250,000 people have been killed and more ...

Orthodox Church in Syria provides aid to conflict victims

13/3/13 The Department of Ecumenical Relations and Development (DERD) of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East has delivered around 75,000 humanitarian aid kits to an estimated 280,045 individuals in Syria amidst its on-going conflict. The Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East is a member church of the World Council of ...