Timeline of Events
Disaster Survivor Assistance Teams begin working in South Carolina
FEMA amended its disaster declaration to make residents of Chesterfield County eligible for the Individual Assistance Program
SCDOT approved for $8 million in Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) "Quick Release" Emergency Funds.
FEMA amended its disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence to make residents in Dillon, Horry, Marion and Marlboro counties eligible to apply for the Individual Assistance program.
President Donald J. Trump declares disaster for State of South Carolina and eight counties
Evacuation orders lifted for Horry and Georgetown counties
Evacuation orders lifted for Charleston, Dorchester, Berkeley and Colleton counties
Hurricane Florence made landfall near Wrightsville Beach, NC as a Category 1 hurricane
FEMA Advanced Coordination Group, Defense Coordination Officer and Federal staff arrive to support South Carolina
SCEMD increased readiness to OPCON 1
Governor McMaster lifted evacuation orders for zones in Beaufort, Colleton and Jasper counties
SCEMD increased readiness to OPCON 2
SCEMD increased readiness to OPCON 3
SCEMD increased readiness to OPCON 4
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