Disaster Recovery

After Hurricane Irma: Legal Assistance

HURRICANE IRMA LEGAL HELP FOR THE PUBLIC (BEAUFORT COUNTY) While there is not much legal assistance specific to Irma, there are plenty of resources available to residents of Beaufort County that operate all year. South Carolina Bar Lawyer Referral Service The SC Bar Lawyer Referral Service offers referrals for landlord-tenant (and 100 other areas of law!) cases. The resident is paired with a qualified, prescreened […]

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After Hurricane Irma: Additional Resources for Renters

SCHousingSearch.com SCHousingSearch.com is a free housing listing and locator that links people with available rental housing in South Carolina. This service is funded by the South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority to help you make more informed decisions about housing options in South Carolina.   U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Hud.gov provides contact information on low rent apartments for senior citizens, people with […]

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Debris Management Sites Daily Totals

Yesterday September 19, 2017, there were 159 debris loads taken to both Ihly Farms and Pinckney Point. 54 debris loads were taken to Ihly Farms and 105 were taken to Pinckney Point. Since September 13, 2017, there have been 1,790 debris loads taken to both locations. Below is a summary of this information.   Date Ihly Pinckney Point 13-Sep 89 107 14-Sep 119 183 15-Sep […]

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Services Available for Those Needing Assistance after Hurricane Irma: SC 2-1-1 and 524-HELP

The following services are available for those needing assistance after Hurricane Irma.   SC 2-1-1 System SC 2-1-1 is working in collaboration with Crisis Cleanup to connect homeowners with post-storm services. South Carolina residents who need help with the following services due to Hurricane Irma should call 2-1-1: debris removal mud-out other clean-up services Homeowners are linked with reputable and vetted relief agencies that assist […]

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Mold Remediation

After a severe weather event such as Hurricane Irma, it is important to remember that the excess moisture and standing water can contribute to mold growth in homes, businesses and other buildings. When building materials, furniture, carpeting, etc. get wet, they can provide sources of food for mold spores. Removing mold safely and quickly by reducing the amount of moisture in the home, will help […]

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County Adds Fourth Debris Management Site Following Hurricane Irma

BC General Announcement – 091917 – County Adds Fourth Debris Site Last week, Beaufort County opened three Debris Management Sites to accept Class 1 and 2 debris, as well as white goods debris. The sites are located at Daufuskie Island, Ihly Farms, and Pinckney Point. Commercial vehicles should not use the debris sites. A fourth site is available at Barnwell Resources located at 490 Brickyard […]

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County Adjusts Scheduling Allowing for Convenience Centers to be Open this Wednesday

BC General Announcement – 091817 – County Adjusts Scheduling Allowing for Convenience Centers this Wednesday Due to cleanup associated with Hurricane Irma, all Beaufort County Convenience Centers will be open September 20, from 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Centers are typically closed on Wednesdays, but the County is keeping them open this Wednesday to better accommodate residents with disposal of yard waste. The Centers will […]

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Information about Debris Disposal and Outdoor Burning

BC General Announcement – 091517 – Information About Debris Disposal and Outdoor Burning Following closures due to Hurricane Irma, all Beaufort County Convenience Centers are now operating on their normal schedules. The County will not provide curbside pickup of Hurricane Irma storm debris.   Beaufort County is opening three Debris Management Sites to accept Class 1 and 2 debris, as well as white goods debris. […]

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County to Open Convenience Centers and Debris Sites September 13

BC General Announcement -091217 – UPDATED County Convenience Centers and Debris Sites to Open September 13 Following closures due to Hurricane Irma, all Beaufort County Convenience Centers are scheduled to open tomorrow, Wednesday, September 13. Centers are typically closed on Wednesdays, but the County is reopening them early to accommodate residents. The Centers will operate from 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. All Centers will return […]

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Removal Process for Storm-Damaged Trees in Unincorporated Beaufort County

BC General Announcement – 091517 – Removal Process for Storm-Damaged Trees in Unincorporated Beaufort County After severe storms such as Hurricane Irma, a common reaction is the removal of trees to limit future damage potential. Many trees may not require attention, some trees may need restoration, and others may need to be removed.   Beaufort County understands that residential and commercial property owners must decide […]

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