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.
Governor Nikki Haley's Proclamation for 2013 S.C. Earthquake Awareness Week
October 10, 2013
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.
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.
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.
State and County Government on Same Closing Schedule
January 25, 2013