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Find Children’s Disaster Services resources and forms at the CDS Resources page.

Bridges newsletters

Bridges archive


Cooking for BDM Projects

Cookbook for Disaster Project Sites  Featuring recipes from BDM cooks!


Brethren Disaster Ministries forms

Guides and Devotionals


Men Anpil Chay Pa Lou – With Many Hands the Load is Not Heavy (DVD)
This uplifting video documents Brethren Disaster Ministries’ work in Haiti from 2008-2013, following four hurricanes and the catastrophic Port-au-Prince earthquake. This effort eventually became the largest international response of the Church of the Brethren in decades, while also deepening the bonds between American and Haitian Brethren. 16 minutes.

Lespwa Fe Viv – Hope Makes One Live (DVD)
Brethren Disaster Ministries’ early response to the devastating January 12, 2010 earthquake in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. 12 minutes.

The Presence of Christ: Brethren Disaster Ministries in the Gulf Coast (DVD)
An inside look at Hurricane Katrina recovery. 8 minutes

BDM YouTube channel

Web Resources for Disaster Preparedness and Training

Guide for Developing High-Quality Emergency Operations Plans for Houses of Worship (PDF) Take steps now to ensure the safety and security of your congregation, staff and church facilities in case of a natural disaster or other type of emergency. Guide by FEMA, June 2013.

Just in Time Disaster Training This free, online video library provides a single, user friendly source of dozens of disaster-related training videos that you can watch online.