As the disaster relief outreach ministry of the Bahamas Conference of the Methodist Church, BMH is called to respond to disaster.
In the immediate aftermath of disaster affecting The Bahamas or the Caribbean region, BMH mobilizes to address needs such as debris removal and emergency home repair.
Camp Symonette, the base of BMH operations, also serves as a hurricane shelter for the people of Central Eleuthera.
BMH and the Bahamas Conference of the Methodist Church have partnered with NEMA, Red Cross, One Eleuthera Foundation and others.
We have been involved in 3 ways:
*Camp Symonette served as a shelter for Dorian evacuees, including 16 children. We are continuing to provide evacuee support for those displaced from Grand Bahama and Abaco.
*Hosting volunteer teams in Abaco & Freeport for debris removal, ERT work and rebuild
*Methodist Churches are supporting shelters in Nassau
Those interested in volunteering with us as a group can fill out a Schedule Request and look up more information on our Serve With Us page.
Past Disaster Response Has Included . . .
Hurricane Irene-Acklins Island-2011
Hurricane Sandy - Cat Island 2012
Hurricane Joaquin-Crooked Island-2015
Hurricane Matthew - 2016