Tropical Storm Idalia Cleanup in South Carolina

August 31, 2023

Crews clearing roads of debris and sand from Tropical Storm Idalia are now reporting most areas are accessible to residents, although a few roads may still be closed for safety concerns.

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Governor Declares State of Emergency

August 29, 2023

Governor Henry McMaster has declared a State of Emergency in advance of any potential impacts from Hurricane Idalia.

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South Carolina Tracking Tropical Storm Idalia

August 28, 2023

South Carolina residents should prepare for Tropical Storm Idalia, which forecasters say will become a hurricane today, and could affect many parts of the state after making landfall along the west coast of Florida.

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2023 Day of Recovery Hosted by SCEMD

August 9, 2023

Over 120 folks from government agencies, volunteer organizations and private businesses participated in Wednesday's 2023 Day of Recovery.

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Hurricane Evacuation Survey

June 5, 2023

The South Carolina Emergency Management Division's Hurricane Evacuation Study is underway ahead of the 2023 hurricane season.

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Hurricane Preparedness Month

April 27, 2023

Take time now to be prepared for Hurricane Season. Governor Henry McMaster has proclaimed the month of May to be the first South Carolina Hurricane Preparedness Month.

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S.C. Severe Weather and Flood Safety Week March 5-11, 2023

March 2, 2023

Governor Henry McMaster has proclaimed that South Carolina Severe Weather and Flood Safety Week for 2023 will be observed March 5-11.

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SCEMD attends SCEMA 2023 conference

February 27, 2023

Last week, the South Carolina Emergency Management Division and more than 300 others gathered in the Lowcountry at the South Carolina Emergency Management Association conference.

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SCEMD to Host Military Installations Seminar

February 10, 2023

Representatives of resident military installations within South Carolina will meet on Thursday, February 16, with state and county emergency managers as part of a disaster preparedness seminar hosted by the S.C. Emergency Management Division.

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