Disaster Recovery

Debris Removal Update December 4, 2016

Below is the 12/04/2016 summary of Beaufort County debris removal and hazardous tree removal operations: Vegetative and C&D Debris Removal Operation: Total:  482 loads / 23,003 Cubic Yards (*Including 44 loads / 2167.70 CYD from Daufuskie Island) Vegetative/Wood – 23,003 CY (*Including 2167.70 CYD from Daufuskie Island) Construction & Demolition – 0 CY(*Including 0 CYD from Daufuskie Island) LHS Hazardous Tree Removal Operation: 116total tickets issued […]

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FEMA update on Individual Assistance for Beaufort County residents

The last day for survivors to register for federal disaster assistance is Dec. 13, 2016.  To register online, go to disasterassistance.gov.   Total FEMA Registrations in IA Designated Counties: 44,500 Total FEMA Individual and Household Assistance Approved to date:      $33,128,693 Housing Assistance:        $27,419,422 Other Needs Assistance:    $5,709,271   Flood insurance payments from the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP):  $31.2 million FEMA Inspections o   Inspections […]

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FEMA announces workshops for homeowners to rebuild more sustainable

As South Carolinians repair homes damaged by Hurricane Matthew, teams of hazard mitigation specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be available at The Home Depot and Lowe’s home improvement stores to provide tips and advice on making homes stronger and safer, and answer questions about protecting homes from future disaster damage.   At the stores, homeowners can talk to mitigation specialists about […]

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Lane Closures Scheduled for Debris Removal – press release Dec 1, 2016

Beaufort County officials advise drivers to plan ahead for lane closures and slowed traffic due to debris removal operations on US 278 and SC 170, beginning this Sunday morning.   Temporary lane closures will occur on Hwy 278 on Sunday, December 4 between 4 a.m. and 8 a.m. while crews remove hazardous trees and limbs.   The crew will then remove trees from Hwy 170. […]

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Debris Removal update as of November 30, 2016

Below is the 11/30/2016 summary of Beaufort County debris removal and hazardous tree removal operations: Vegetative and C&D Debris Removal Operation: Total:  584 loads / 27,628 Cubic Yards (*Including 80 loads / 3670.05 CYD from Daufuskie Island) Vegetative/Wood – 27,628 CY (*Including 3670.05 CYD from Daufuskie Island) Construction & Demolition – 0 CY(*Including 0 CYD from Daufuskie Island) LHS Hazardous Tree Removal Operation: 791total tickets issued […]

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Debris Removal Update As of November 29, 2016

Below is the 11/29/2016 summary of Beaufort County debris removal and hazardous tree removal operations: Vegetative and C&D Debris Removal Operation: Total:  529 loads / 25,499 Cubic Yards (*Including 86 loads / 3943.90 CYD from Daufuskie Island) Vegetative/Wood – 25,499 CY (*Including 3943.90 CYD from Daufuskie Island) Construction & Demolition – 0 CY(*Including 0 CYD from Daufuskie Island) LHS Hazardous Tree Removal Operation: 886total tickets issued […]

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Debris Removal Update November 28, 2016

Below is the 11/28/2016 summary of Beaufort County debris removal and hazardous tree removal operations: Vegetative and C&D Debris Removal Operation: Total:  401 loads / 19,282 Cubic Yards (*Including 58 loads / 2621.35 CYD from Daufuskie Island) Vegetative/Wood – 19,282 CY (*Including 2621.35 CYD from Daufuskie Island) Construction & Demolition – 0 CY(*Including 0 CYD from Daufuskie Island) LHS Hazardous Tree Removal Operation: 1048total tickets issued […]

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Looking to Help?

Looking to help victims of Hurricane Matthew? Beaufort County has organized 2 drop-off-sites for donated goods to be open Monday – Friday. Burton Wells, 1 Middleton Recreation Drive, Beaufort (8am-8pm) Buckwalter, 905 Buckwalter Parkway, Bluffton (11am-6pm)   Items that can be dropped off Clothing (shoes, coats, blankets) Canned goods and shelf-stable dry goods Baby items (diapers, clothing, baby food) Toys for Christmas If you would […]

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Recovery Status Briefing to County Council – November 28, 2016

The following presentation was delivered at the November 28, 2016 County Council Caucus meeting at 5pm.   briefing-11282016

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Human Services Alliance briefing November 28, 2016

Human Services Alliance Director Fred Leyda provided this summary of volunteers, donations, and needs as of November 28, 2016: Volunteers (Number of People): United Way and Beaufort County CERT: 65 Samaritan’s Purse/Lowcountry Community Church: 681 Hilton Head Island Rotary Club: 15 Holy Family Catholic Church: 12 Praise Assembly: 125 United Way – HelpLine Volunteer Call Center: 4, Community Volunteers: 10 Time Dedicated to Hurricane Recovery Efforts (Hours […]

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