Flooding continues, some residents can begin recovery

September 22, 2018

The South Carolina Emergency Response Team is monitoring and preparing for the water levels of rivers to rise.

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South Carolina Approved for $8 million of Federal Highway Administration “Quick Release” Emergency Funds

September 21, 2018

At the request of Governor Henry McMaster and South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) Secretary Christy Hall, SCDOT has been approved for $8 million in Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) "Quick Release" Emergency Funds.

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Four South Carolina Counties Approved for Individual Assistance Program

September 21, 2018

Dillon, Horry, Marion, and Marlboro Individual Assistance Eligibility Added to S.C. Disaster Declaration

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Homes evacuated, river flooding continues

September 21, 2018

The South Carolina Emergency Response Team is monitoring and preparing for the water levels of rivers to rise. The forecast is for the Waccamaw, Lynches, Little Pee Dee and Big Pee Dee rivers to crest east of I-95 this weekend and into early next week

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Residents in PeeDee prepare for second wave of flooding

September 19, 2018

The South Carolina Emergency Response Team is monitoring and preparing for the water levels of rivers to rise. The forecast is for the Waccamaw, Lynches, Little Pee Dee and Big Pee Dee rivers to crest this weekend and into early next week

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SCDNR: Avoid Displaced Wildlife

September 19, 2018

Residents in areas affected by Hurricane Florence and flooding in the state should be cautious of wildlife that have moved to high ground.

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Los residentes de Pee Dee se preparan para segunda oleada de inundaciones

September 19, 2018

El equipo de respuesta de emergencia de Carolina del sur conocido como South Carolina Emergency Response Team está monitoreando los niveles de agua de los ríos y el aumento de agua. El pronóstico es que los ríos de Waccamaw, Lynches, Little Pee Dee y gran Pee Dee van a escalar este fin de semana y en la próxima semana.

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Volunteers should not self-deploy

September 17, 2018

Here’s how you can help Team South Carolina

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President Donald J. Trump Declares Disaster for State of South Carolina and Eight Counties

September 17, 2018

In response to Governor Henry McMaster’s request, President Donald Trump declared that a major disaster exists in the state of South Carolina and approved federal reimbursement through FEMA for costs associated with emergency, life-safety actions during Hurricane Florence.

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SCEMD prepares residents returning home after Tropical Depression Florence

September 16, 2018

Residents affected by Tropical Depression Florence should continue monitoring local news sources and verified, official social media feeds for the most up-to-date information about communities and what to do when returning home.

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State, Local Agencies Respond to T.D. Florence

September 16, 2018

The South Carolina Emergency Response Team continues to track Tropical Depression Florence and remains fully dedicated to preparing for the storm's potential impact on South Carolina. Forecasters say that Florence is currently a Tropical Depression with the capacity to bring record amounts of rain resulting in flooding conditions in portions of South Carolina. People should avoid flooded roads and washed-out bridges and roadways. Never try to move or drive around barricades. Follow directions issued by local public safety officials. The State Emergency Operations Center is fully operational, staffed by emergency personnel from various state agencies and emergency organizations. The SEOC will be operational 24 hours a day until further notice.

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Team South Carolina Prepares for Flooding in the Pee Dee region

September 15, 2018

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT), the SC National Guard, the SC Emergency Management Division, the SC Department of Corrections, the SC Department of Natural Resources, the US Army Corps of Engineers and Horry County are working collectively to implement a plan to combat major flooding in Horry County. (SCDOT Press Release)

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Evacuation Orders Lifted for Horry and Georgetown Counties Tomorrow at 9AM

September 15, 2018

In coordination with local officials, Governor Henry McMaster today announced that evacuation orders for Horry and Georgetown counties will be lifted tomorrow morning, Sunday, September 16 at 9 AM. Earlier today, the governor lifted evacuation orders for all other previously evacuated zones.

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Ordenes de Evacuación para los Condados de Horry y Georgetown han sido levenatados al comensar manaña a las 9 de la manaña

September 15, 2018

En cordianción con los oficiales locales, el Gobernador Henry McMaster anunció hoy de que las órdenes de evacuación para los condados de Horry y Georgetown serán levantadas empezando manaña a las 9:00 a.m. domingo 16 de septiembre. Más temprano durante el dia de hoy, el gobernador levantó las ordenes de evacuación para todas las zonas de evacuación. Usted puede encontrar una copia de la orden ejecutiva del gobernador aqui.

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Equipo Carolina del Sur se prepara para Inundaciones en la Región de Pee Dee

September 15, 2018

El South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT)(por sus siglas en ingles), el SC National Guard, el SC Emergency Management Division, el SC Department of Corrections, el SC Department of Natural Resources, el US Army Corps of Engineers y el condado de Horry están colaborando para implementar un plan para combatir Inundaciones majores en el Condado de Horry.

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South Carolina Braces for Hurricane Florence

September 13, 2018

The South Carolina Emergency Response Team continues to track Hurricane Florence and remains fully dedicated to preparing for the storm's potential impact on South Carolina. Forecasters say that Florence is currently a Category 2 hurricane with the capacity to bring record amounts of rain to South Carolina. The State Emergency Operations Center is fully operational, staffed by emergency personnel from various state agencies and emergency organizations. The SEOC will be operational 24 hours a day until further notice.

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Carolina del Sur se prepara para Huracán Florence

September 13, 2018

El equipo de respuesta a emergencias de Carolina del Sur continúa monitoreando Huracán Florence y sigue completamente dedicado a prepararse para su potencial impacto de la tormenta en Carolina del Sur. Los meteorólogos afirman que actualmente Florence es un huracán de Categoría 2 con la capacidad de traer cantidades de lluvia récord a Carolina del Sur. El Centro de Operaciones de Emergencia del estado (SEOC por sus siglas en inglés) se encuentra en pleno funcionamiento, dotado con personal de emergencia de varias agencias estatales y organizaciones de emergencia. El SEOC estará operacional las 24 del día hasta nueva orden.

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Equipo Carolina del Sur se prepara para Huracán Florence

September 12, 2018

El equipo de respuesta a emergencias de Carolina del Sur continúa monitoreando Huracán Florence y sigue completamente dedicado a prepararse para su potencial impacto en Carolina del Sur.

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Team South Carolina Prepares for Hurricane Florence

September 12, 2018

The South Carolina Emergency Response Team continues to track Hurricane Florence and remains fully dedicated to preparing for the storm's potential impact on South Carolina.

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Gov. Henry McMaster Lifts Mandatory Evacuations for Southern Coastal Counties

September 11, 2018

Residents in the southern most parts of South Carolina no longer need to evacuate due to Hurricane Florence. Due to updated predictions from the National Hurricane Center, Governor Henry McMaster, in coordination with state and local officials, has lifted the mandatory evacuation order for zones in Beaufort, Colleton, and Jasper counties, with the exception of Edisto Beach.

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