Haiti Earthquake

BDM Haiti Workcamp 2011
Haitians and U.S. volunteers work side by side during a Brethren Disaster Ministries workcamp. Photo by Ilexene Alphonse
Haiti Map

 

Main Church of the Brethren Haiti page (includes news and photo albums)

Global Missions and Service Haiti page

Haiti Medical Project

Haiti Updates

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Resources

 Haiti Updates

  • New video! An uplifting new video, “Men Anpil Chay Pa Lou: With Many Hands the Load is Not Heavy,” from Brethren Disaster Ministries highlights disaster recovery in Haiti from 2008 to 2013. The video documents the multifaceted disaster response program following four hurricanes and the catastrophic Port-au-Prince earthquake that eventually became the largest international response of the Church of the Brethren in decades, and how this work has deepened the bonds between American and Haitian Brethren. Contact us to order a copy.
  • Haiti poster with spring 2013 summary report on back, 17" X 22". 
  • "Taking stock in Haiti" (PDF), an overview of Church of the Brethren work in Haiti, March 2012 (Color version - larger file)
  • Haitian church celebrates 100th home built. June 16, 2011
  • BDM focuses on Haiti long-term recovery. Brethren Disaster Ministries' response in Haiti has transitioned from aiding basic survival to sustainable long-term recovery. March 28, 2011.
  • Work, worship and learn. Volunteer Brent Carlson reflects on BDM Haiti workcamp. February 16, 2011.
  • Brethren Called to Prayer on first anniversary of earthquake. January 11, 2011
  • IMA World Health invites community to Day of Prayer. January 11, 2011
  • A year later in Haiti. Church World Service response and recovery efforts in Haiti are supported in part by the Church of the Brethren's Emergency Disaster Fund. January 11, 2011
  • Haiti: One Year Later, short video on sustainable recovery work and Haitians helping Haitians by Church World Service. January 11, 2011.
  • New artesian well preserves health in Haiti. January 7, 2011
  • BDM Haiti earthquake response update. November 2010

 

 Multimedia

  • New in 2013! An uplifting new video, “Men Anpil Chay Pa Lou: With Many Hands the Load is Not Heavy,” from Brethren Disaster Ministries highlights disaster recovery in Haiti from 2008 to 2013. The video documents the multifaceted disaster response program following four hurricanes and the catastrophic Port-au-Prince earthquake that eventually became the largest international response of the Church of the Brethren in decades, and how this work has deepened the bonds between American and Haitian Brethren. Contact us to order a copy.
  • Video Lespwa Fe Viv - Hope Makes One Live
  • See more videos on the BDM YouTube channel
  • Haiti Earthquake Photo Album, January 2010 
  • Medical Mission Photo Album, March 2010 

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 Resources

  • Haiti Poster & Spring 2013 Report, 17" X 22", 2-sided.
  • Downloadable bulletin insert in pdf format highlights Brethren Disaster Ministries' long-term recovery initiatives. Free for reproduction by congregations and others interested in sharing information in Sunday morning worship, Sunday school classes, Bible study groups, and other venues.
  • Haiti earthquake poster, 17" X 22". Includes June 2010 report on back.
  • "A Meditation on the Hygiene Kit" and slide show are available for use by congregations and other groups collecting hygiene kits. The resource includes a brief reflection on each item in the kit--towel, washcloth, soap, band-aids, comb, nail clipper, toothbrush, in a zipped plastic bag--interspersed with scripture. Download the script as a pdf document. Download the PowerPoint slide show.

 

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