The First UMC DeLand Disaster Response Team is a group with the desire and training to assist individuals and families recover after a disaster. The team is supported by a utility trailer stocked with chain saws, generators, cleaning supplies, tarps, power tools and a variety of hardware – all needed to get people back on their feet after a devastating event. During serious or complex events, the trailer is also equipped with a computer, solar power, walkie-talkies and a high power 2-way radio.

If you have one of the following, join us: A desire to help others, Enjoy fixing things, Experience with electrical, plumbing, carpentry, Disaster planning, or FCC Amateur Radio/GMRS license. Whatever your level of training or experience, there is a place for you! For more information, contact Carmon Ungaro 386-736-4477 or

we provide...

  • Help to local individuals and families with clean up and repairs after a major storm
  • Long term recovery statewide working through the Florida UMC Conference along with other churches
  • A plan for our church to be prepared before disaster hits
  • Assistance to local church members with home repairs during “quiet” season
  • Provide a listening ear to those in need