New project site in Alabama, changes in Tennessee
November 30, 2011
Brethren Disaster Ministries has set up a repair and rebuilding project in Arab, Ala., extended one project in Tenn. and closed another.
BDM announces Haiti workcamp
November 11, 2011
Join Brethren Disaster Ministries on the next 'work, worship & learn' adventure in Haiti Jan. 29 to Feb. 5, 2012.
Clean-up Buckets help in Vermont
October 5, 2011
A shipment of Emergency Clean-up Buckets has come in handy for flood survivors in Vermont following Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee.
Newsline Special: Update on church response to disasters
September 16, 2011
Brethren Disaster Ministries staff have been in communication with Brethren districts and churches in Pennsylvania, following the severe flooding caused by Tropical Storm Lee; local Brethren are responding.
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Brethren Disaster Ministries makes assessment visit to the Philippines
(February 25, 2014)
A visit to the Philippines from Jan. 18-28 to evaluate the current state of the response to Typhoon Haiyan was made by Roy Winter, associate executive director of Global Mission and Service and Brethren Disaster Ministries--part of the Church of the Brethren response following the destruction caused by Typhoon Haiyan last November. Brethren Disaster Ministries is using the information gained to identify local partners and how the Brethren may best contribute to ecumenical relief and recovery efforts.
Tita Grace’s tiled floor: One family’s story of Typhoon Haiyan
(February 25, 2014)
Grace Anne stood on a colorful tiled foundation, the only indication that a house once stood where a few broken cinderblocks with jagged rebar were emanating. My memories of standing within these walls, sleeping, eating with this wonderful family, came from a time when they hosted me just a few years ago.
Grant aids displaced people in South Sudan
(February 7, 2014)
Brethren Disaster Ministries has directed an allocation of $15,000 from the Emergency Disaster Fund (EDF) to aid displaced people in South Sudan. Fighting that began in Dec. 2013 has resulted in the displacement of more than 200,000 people in South Sudan.