Welcome To SCEMD
The South Carolina Emergency Management Division, a division of the Adjutant General's Office, is the coordinating agency responsible for the statewide emergency management program. SCEMD’s mission is to develop, coordinate, and lead the state emergency management program, enabling effective preparation for, response to and recovery from emergencies and disasters in order to save lives, reduce human suffering and minimize property loss.
EARTHQUAKE GUIDE NOW AVAILABLE STATEWIDE The South Carolina Earthquake Guide is available for the first time statewide via the Senior P.R.E.P. section at every Walgreens store in the state. The S.C. Earthquake Guide is the first publication that details South Carolina-specific information on what citizens should do before, during and after a major earthquake. Read more...
HURRICANE HUGO - The 25th Anniversary
JOIN US - In The World's Largest Earthquake Drill
HURRICANE ARTHUR MOVES ALONG SOUTH CAROLINA COAST
COLUMBIA, S.C. (Thursday, July 3, 2014, 11:25 a.m.) – The South Carolina Emergency Management Division continues to follow the latest information on Hurricane Arthur. Forecasters with the National Hurricane Center have issued a Tropical Storm Watch for Horry and Georgetown Counties. The storm's direct impacts... READ MORE...
STATEWIDE DISASTER EXERCISE SET FOR S.C. HURRICANE WEEK
COLUMBIA, S.C. (Thursday, May 29, 2014) - Governor Nikki Haley has proclaimed June 1-7 to be 2014 South Carolina Hurricane Awareness Week. SCEMD, agencies of the State Emergency Response Team and county emergency managers will be... READ MORE...