Responding Rebuilding Restoring


Touching lives and helping people regain faith and wholeness

Mennonite Disaster Service project locations are the physical response centers established by MDS in a disaster-affected community. In addition to housing the local MDS office, the projects function as base camps for MDS volunteers who need a place to eat and sleep while they serve. This section of the MDS website contains updated information about current MDS projects.

To volunteer, all short-term and all US volunteers call (800) 241-8111. Long-term volunteers in Canada call (866) 261-1274.


Bi-weekly Updates about the projects are sent out by Fax or E-mail. To receive the updates e-mail Communications and specify if you would like to receive the Update via e-mail or Fax.

To view the most recent updates, click on the date.

May 19, 2016 Update

May 5, 2016 Update

April 21, 2016 Update

April 7, 2016 Update

March 24, 2016 Update

March 10, 2016 Update

February 24, 2016 Update

February 11, 2016 Update

January 28, 2016 Update

January 14, 2016 Update

December 17, 2015 Update

December 3, 2015 Update

November 19, 2015 Update

October 22, 2015 Update

September 24, 2015 Update

September 3, 2015 Update

August 20, 2015 Update

August 6, 2015 Update

July 23, 2015 Update

July 9, 2015 Update

June 25, 2015 Update

June 10, 2015 Update

May 28, 2015 Update










Google Map Key:

Blue: Current Projects
Red:  Closed Projects
Pink: Bi-National Offices


MDS volunteers are known for repairing and rebuilding homes damaged by disasters. But it takes more than construction skills to serve with MDS. During the time that you serve as a volunteer, you will learn that MDS also restores lives.


Your contribution will help to connect volunteers with disaster survivors who need assistance on their path to recovery. MDS depends on the support of people who believe that disaster response is an important part of helping those who are in need.


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