Chesterfield County Residents Eligible for FEMA Individual Assistance Program

September 25, 2018

At the request of Governor Henry McMaster, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has amended its disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence to make residents in Chesterfield County eligible to apply for the Individual Assistance program.

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Disaster Unemployment Assistance Available for Four Counties Affected by Hurricane Florence

September 25, 2018

Governor Henry McMaster and S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW) Executive Director Cheryl Stanton today announced that residents in Dillon, Horry, Marion and Marlboro counties are now eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) funds, which will be made available through the unemployment insurance benefits system.

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Team South Carolina Emergency Response

September 24, 2018

The South Carolina Emergency Response Team is monitoring and preparing for the water levels of rivers to continue to rise. The forecast is for flood waters in portions of the Pee Dee region including Horry and Georgetown counties to crest this week.

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Health and safety important in clean up following flood

September 23, 2018

As some residents start cleaning up the mess left behind by severe flooding, they need to take added steps to protect their own health and safety.

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Flooding continues, some residents can begin recovery

September 22, 2018

The South Carolina Emergency Response Team is monitoring and preparing for the water levels of rivers to rise.

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South Carolina Approved for $8 million of Federal Highway Administration “Quick Release” Emergency Funds

September 21, 2018

At the request of Governor Henry McMaster and South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) Secretary Christy Hall, SCDOT has been approved for $8 million in Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) "Quick Release" Emergency Funds.

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Four South Carolina Counties Approved for Individual Assistance Program

September 21, 2018

Dillon, Horry, Marion, and Marlboro Individual Assistance Eligibility Added to S.C. Disaster Declaration

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Homes evacuated, river flooding continues

September 21, 2018

The South Carolina Emergency Response Team is monitoring and preparing for the water levels of rivers to rise. The forecast is for the Waccamaw, Lynches, Little Pee Dee and Big Pee Dee rivers to crest east of I-95 this weekend and into early next week

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Residents in PeeDee prepare for second wave of flooding

September 19, 2018

The South Carolina Emergency Response Team is monitoring and preparing for the water levels of rivers to rise. The forecast is for the Waccamaw, Lynches, Little Pee Dee and Big Pee Dee rivers to crest this weekend and into early next week

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SCDNR: Evite la Fauna Silvestre desplazado

September 19, 2018

Los residentes de las áreas afectadas por el huracán Florence y las inundaciones en el estado deben ser cautelosos con la vida silvestre que se ha trasladado a tierras altas.

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SCDNR: Avoid Displaced Wildlife

September 19, 2018

Residents in areas affected by Hurricane Florence and flooding in the state should be cautious of wildlife that have moved to high ground.

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Los residentes de Pee Dee se preparan para segunda oleada de inundaciones

September 19, 2018

El equipo de respuesta de emergencia de Carolina del sur conocido como South Carolina Emergency Response Team está monitoreando los niveles de agua de los ríos y el aumento de agua. El pronóstico es que los ríos de Waccamaw, Lynches, Little Pee Dee y gran Pee Dee van a escalar este fin de semana y en la próxima semana.

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Volunteers should not self-deploy

September 17, 2018

Here’s how you can help Team South Carolina

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Los voluntarios no deben auto-desplegar

September 17, 2018

Al ver las imágenes del desastre puede causar que usted quiera ir área del impacto. Trabajar en un área de desastre es complejo porque hay planes y procedimientos ya establecidos.

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El Presidente Donald J. Trump declara el desastre para el estado de Carolina del sur y ocho condados

September 17, 2018

En respuesta a la petición del gobernador Henry McMaster, el Presidente Donald Trump declaró que un desastre de nivel mayor existe en el estado de Carolina del sur y aprobó el reembolso federal a través de FEMA por los costos asociados con emergencias, y acciones de seguridad de vida durante el Huracán Florence.

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President Donald J. Trump Declares Disaster for State of South Carolina and Eight Counties

September 17, 2018

In response to Governor Henry McMaster’s request, President Donald Trump declared that a major disaster exists in the state of South Carolina and approved federal reimbursement through FEMA for costs associated with emergency, life-safety actions during Hurricane Florence.

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SCEMD prepares residents returning home after Tropical Depression Florence

September 16, 2018

Residents affected by Tropical Depression Florence should continue monitoring local news sources and verified, official social media feeds for the most up-to-date information about communities and what to do when returning home.

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State, Local Agencies Respond to T.D. Florence

September 16, 2018

The South Carolina Emergency Response Team continues to track Tropical Depression Florence and remains fully dedicated to preparing for the storm's potential impact on South Carolina. Forecasters say that Florence is currently a Tropical Depression with the capacity to bring record amounts of rain resulting in flooding conditions in portions of South Carolina. People should avoid flooded roads and washed-out bridges and roadways. Never try to move or drive around barricades. Follow directions issued by local public safety officials. The State Emergency Operations Center is fully operational, staffed by emergency personnel from various state agencies and emergency organizations. The SEOC will be operational 24 hours a day until further notice.

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Team South Carolina Prepares for Flooding in the Pee Dee region

September 15, 2018

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT), the SC National Guard, the SC Emergency Management Division, the SC Department of Corrections, the SC Department of Natural Resources, the US Army Corps of Engineers and Horry County are working collectively to implement a plan to combat major flooding in Horry County. (SCDOT Press Release)

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Evacuation Orders Lifted for Horry and Georgetown Counties Tomorrow at 9AM

September 15, 2018

In coordination with local officials, Governor Henry McMaster today announced that evacuation orders for Horry and Georgetown counties will be lifted tomorrow morning, Sunday, September 16 at 9 AM. Earlier today, the governor lifted evacuation orders for all other previously evacuated zones.

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