Disaster Recovery

Debris Removal update January 12, 2017

Below is the 1/12/2017 summary of Beaufort County debris removal and hazardous tree removal operations: Vegetative and C&D Debris Removal Operation: Total:  267 loads / 13,151 Cubic Yards (*Including 122 loads / 5946.75 CYD from Daufuskie Island) Vegetative/Wood – 13,151 CY (*Including 5946.75 CYD from Daufuskie Island) Construction & Demolition – -0 CY(*Including 0 CYD from Daufuskie Island) LHS Hazardous Tree Removal Operation: 135 total tickets […]

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Debris Removal Update January 11, 2017

Below is the 1/11/2017 summary of Beaufort County debris removal and hazardous tree removal operations: Vegetative and C&D Debris Removal Operation: Total:  291 loads / 14,153 Cubic Yards (*Including 128 loads / 6266.95 CYD from Daufuskie Island) Vegetative/Wood – 14,153 CY (*Including 6266.95 CYD from Daufuskie Island) Construction & Demolition – -0 CY(*Including 0 CYD from Daufuskie Island) LHS Hazardous Tree Removal Operation: 177 total tickets […]

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Debris Removal Update January 9, 2017

Below is the 1/9/2017 summary of Beaufort County debris removal and hazardous tree removal operations: Vegetative and C&D Debris Removal Operation: Total:  305 loads / 14,392 Cubic Yards (*Including 140 loads / 6399.60 CYD from Daufuskie Island) Vegetative/Wood – 13,625 CY (*Including 6399.60 CYD from Daufuskie Island) Construction & Demolition – 767 CY(*Including 0 CYD from Daufuskie Island) LHS Hazardous Tree Removal Operation: 115 total tickets […]

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County Council Briefing – January 9, 2017

The attached presentation was provided to the County Council at their regular meeting on January 9, 2017. briefing-01092017-to-cc  

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Debris Removal Update January 6, 2017

Below is the 1/6/2017 summary of Beaufort County debris removal and hazardous tree removal operations: Vegetative and C&D Debris Removal Operation: Total:  305 loads / 14,459 Cubic Yards (*Including 132 loads / 5979.00 CYD from Daufuskie Island) Vegetative/Wood – 14,459 CY (*Including 5979.00 CYD from Daufuskie Island) Construction & Demolition – 0 CY(*Including 0 CYD from Daufuskie Island) LHS Hazardous Tree Removal Operation: 194 total tickets […]

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Know the Facts, Ignore the Rumors About Federal Assistance During Hurricane Matthew Recovery

The following was copied from the Town of Hilton Head Island’s Press release, January 5, 2017: In nearly every major disaster, as recovery efforts move into their final stages, rumors and misinformation find their way onto social networks and elsewhere. Hurricane Matthew is no different. Survivors with questions about the recovery in South Carolina should be wary of what they may read or hear. Always […]

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Debris Removal Report January 5, 2017

Below is the 1/5/2017 summary of Beaufort County debris removal and hazardous tree removal operations:   Vegetative and C&D Debris Removal Operation: Total:  309 loads / 14,847 Cubic Yards (*Including 138 loads / 6267.80 CYD from Daufuskie Island) Vegetative/Wood – 14,847 CY (*Including 6267.80 CYD from Daufuskie Island) Construction & Demolition – 0 CY(*Including 0 CYD from Daufuskie Island)   LHS Hazardous Tree Removal Operation: 155 […]

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Disaster Debris Removal from Private Rights-of-Ways, Final Pass Underway for Most of County

The third and final pass for debris removal in Beaufort County began today. The final pass is expected to be complete by the end of February In areas of the County where the County’s contractor has not yet completed the second pass, CERES will continue to collect debris and will return later for a third and final pass. Any remaining hurricane-generated debris should be placed […]

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FEMA Awards State $1.1 Million for Counseling Hurricane Survivors

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Friday, Dec. 16)— The South Carolina Department of Mental Health (SCDMH) has been awarded a grant of more than $1.1 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for crisis counseling for survivors of Hurricane Matthew. Stress, anxiety, and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after a disaster. The FEMA-funded Crisis Counseling Program (CCP) allows SCDMH to hire and train people locally to […]

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Debris Removal Operations Stop for Holidays

Beaufort County Hurricane Matthew Debris Removal Operations will stop at the end of the day today Thursday December 22, 2016 and resume on January 3, 2017.

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