Disaster Ministry News

Brethren Disaster Ministries closes out site in Missouri, continues work in Carolinas (March 12, 2018)

Brethren Disaster Ministries is completing a rebuilding project site in Eureka, Mo., by the end of March. A rebuilding project site in Marion County, S.C., continues as the program seeks to extend its work into additional communities in North Carolina. Read more »

Boko Haram attacks, abductions affect Nigerian Brethren (March 9, 2018)

A thanksgiving service to celebrate the release of 10 women--including two members of Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN, the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria)--who had been kidnapped by Boko Haram in June 2017 is planned this Sunday in Maiduguri, Nigeria. The service is planned by the EYN Maiduguri congregation and the Mdurvwa family. Read more »

Brethren Disaster Ministries, Puerto Rico District plan for long-term hurricane recovery (March 9, 2018)

Brethren Disaster Ministries is working with Puerto Rico District to plan its response following last year’s hurricanes. An allocation of $200,000 from the Church of the Brethren’s Emergency Disaster Fund (EDF) has been approved by the denomination’s Mission and Ministry Board to provide funding for the effort. Read more »

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BDM Features

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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