Midlands Earthquake Swarm Longest in Recent History
June 30, 2022
Geologists studying the ongoing swarm of earthquakes in Kershaw County believe this may be the longest period of successive earthquake activity in the state’s recorded history.
SBA Approves Gov. Henry McMaster’s Request for Disaster Assistance
April 20, 2022
Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Colleton, Hampton, and Orangeburg Counties Included in Disaster Declaration Following Severe Storms and Tornadoes on April 5-6
Initial Damage Estimates from April 5-6 Storms
April 7, 2022
Columbia, S.C. (Thursday, April 7, 2022) – The South Carolina Emergency Management Division and local emergency managers continue to assess damage in counties impacted by this week’s severe weather and tornados. No deaths have been reported as a result of these storms in South Carolina.
S.C. Severe Weather and Flood Safety Week March 6-12, 2022
March 4, 2022
Governor Henry McMaster has proclaimed that South Carolina Severe Weather and Flood Safety Week for 2022 will be observed March 6-12.
FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance is Still Available for South Carolinians
March 1, 2022
Federal funding for COVID-19-related funeral costs is still available. FEMA has provided more than $42 million to more than 6,000 people in South Carolina who lost loved ones during the pandemic.
Expect Below-Freezing Temperatures
January 21, 2022
The South Carolina Emergency Management Division encourages everyone in the state to be prepared for below freezing conditions during and after this weekend’s winter storm.
Prepare for Another Round of Winter Weather
January 20, 2022
The South Carolina Emergency Management Division asks residents to prepare themselves and their homes for possible winter weather.