- South Carolina to ShakeOut for Earthquake Preparedness Week Governor Henry McMaster has proclaimed Earthquake Preparedness Week for 2019 be observed October 13-19 in South Carolina. The S.C. Emergency Management Division encourages everyone to take this opportunity to learn about our state’s seismic fault system and how best to prepare for earthquakes. A highlight of the week will be the Great Southeast ShakeOut on Thursday, October 17 at 10:17 a.m.
- SBA Disaster Assistance Available to South Carolina Private NonProfit Organizations Affected by Hurricane Dorian The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that certain Private NonProfit organizations (PNP)s in South Carolina that do not provide critical services of a governmental nature may be eligible to apply for low-interest rate disaster loans. These loans are available following a Presidential disaster declaration for Public Assistance resulting from damages caused by Hurricane Dorian from Aug. 31 through Sept. 6, 2019.
- Federal Assistance Approved for State of South Carolina and 11 Counties Following Hurricane Dorian In response to Governor Henry McMaster’s request, President Donald Trump approved Federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in 11 countiesaffected by Hurricane Dorian.