News

  • Statewide Tornado Drill The drill will be conducted Wednesday, March 13, at 9 a.m. Public schools, state and local Emergency Management, the South Carolina Broadcasters Association, and others will participate in this annual event. The purpose of the drill is to test communication systems, safety procedures, mitigation processes, etc.
  • S.C. Severe Weather and Flood Safety Week March 10-16, 2019 The South Carolina Emergency Management Division and the National Weather Service jointly sponsor the week to remind people that severe storms, tornadoes and flash floods are significant hazards in South Carolina and people need to take proper safety precautions.
  • SCEMD accepting applications for new Citizen’s Academy The South Carolina Emergency Management Division is accepting applications for our new Citizen’s Academy, where community members are given a hands-on opportunity to learn about the state agency responsible for coordinating the preparation for, the response to and the recovery from major disasters in South Carolina.