March 12, 2012
March 11 marked the first anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake, giving us an important opportunity for reflection.
BDM tornado update
March 6, 2012
In the aftermath of the recent tornado outbreak, many people are wondering how they can help.
Pulaski, VA project leader thanks volunteers, community
February 28, 2012
Upon completing seven months as long-term project leader in Pulaski, Va. for Brethren Disaster Ministries, Jim White has high praise for those "who made his job easy."
Webinar: Long-term recovery success stories
February 23, 2012
Learn what long-term disaster recovery is all about during this free webinar on March 6, 2012.
Related Newsline articles
The commemoration of 100 years since the beginning of the Armenian genocide in 1915 also marks nearly a century of Church of the Brethren compassionate response to those affected by disasters and conflicts. An estimated 1.5 million Armenians perished at the hands of the Ottoman Turks in the genocide that occurred from 1915 to 1923. Brethren began responding to the needs of Armenian survivors and refugees beginning in 1917. Read more »
In mid-April, Chiques Church of the Brethren in Manheim, Pa., sponsored a dinner and silent auction to help support the Nigeria Crisis Fund. Jennifer Cox, one of the event organizers, said, “Church of the Brethren in the United States has responded to the crisis with an outpouring of resources to bring relief and hope to our brothers and sisters in Nigeria who are living daily with the threat of violence.” Read more »
“Through the heartbreak of so much destruction and death, Brethren Disaster Ministries is organizing a multilevel response” to the Nepal earthquake, reported Roy Winter, associate executive director of Global Mission and Service and Brethren Disaster Ministries. Read more »