S.C. Attains National EMAP Accreditation

December 4, 2013

The South Carolina Emergency Management Division and the State Emergency Response Team received the high honor of national accreditation this August from the Emergency Management Accreditation Program.

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Governor Nikki Haley's Proclamation for 2013 S.C. Earthquake Awareness Week

October 10, 2013

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Tropical Storm Andrea Forms, Prompting Preps

June 6, 2013

The first named storm of the Atlantic Hurricane Season has formed and could potentially affect South Carolina.  The National Weather Service and the National Hurricane Center expect Tropical Storm Andrea to produce heavy rain and wind in many parts of the state beginning tonight and lasting through Friday morning.

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911 Service Restored in Eight Counties

May 31, 2013

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Friday, May 31, 2013, 10:30 AM) – 911 service is operational in eight counties after an interruption in commercial telephone service this morning.

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SCEMD Wins National Public Information Award

April 23, 2013

The National Association of Government Communicators awarded the South Carolina Emergency Management Division its prestigious 2013 Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Award.  SCEMD received this national recognition for the South Carolina Earthquake Guide, a brochure that contains information on what to do before, during and after one of South Carolina’s greatest natural vulnerabilities.

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2013 Severe Winter Weather Awareness Week

February 27, 2013

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State and County Government on Same Closing Schedule

January 25, 2013

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Winter Weather Possible in Upstate, S.C.

January 17, 2013

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