FEMA update on Individual Assistance for Beaufort County Residents

Individual Assistance Update (as of COB Dec. 14) Total FEMA registrations: 47,034 Total Individuals and Households Program grants approved: more than $35 million Housing Assistance: more than $28.8 million Other Needs Assistance: more than $6.2 million SBA disaster loans approved: 1,161 (1,082 home, 59 business and 20 Economic Injury) SBA dollars approved: more than $38.4 million Total DRC visits: 8,598 NFIP claims: 6,676 NFIP payments: […]

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Beaufort County will begin 2nd pass on debris removal 12/5/16

Debris removers continue working throughout the area. Contractors estimate removal is about 90% complete from the first pass with the exception of the private communities which began on October 18. As of today, contractors have collected more than 750,000 cubic yards of storm-generated debris. The debris removal contractors will begin a second pass in most areas of the County beginning Monday, December 5. Citizens are […]

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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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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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FEMA announces changes to hours at Disaster Recovery Centers

Effective November 28, 2016, FEMA has changed the hours of operation for the two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) in Beaufort County. Burton Wells Recreation Center Mon. – Wed. 9am – 5pm   Town of Hilton Head Island Town Hall Thurs & Fri. 9am – 5pm Sat. 10am – 4pm  

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Recovery Status Briefing to County Council – November 14, 2016

The following presentation was delivered at the November 14, 2016 County Council Caucus meeting at 5pm. briefing-11142016-without-screen-shots

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County Facility damage report November 14, 2016

The following tables include a summary of County owned and operated facilities and grounds that have structural damage and/or debris on site to be removed. county-facility-damage-claims-11142016 beaufort-county-facilities-with-trees-down-updated-11-14-2016

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Property damage assessment as of 11/10/2016

Beaufort County Tax Assessor Gary James reports that as of November 10, 2016, the total damage assessment is as follows: 3913 parcels damaged with 101 being considered “major damage” or over 50% damaged. Total estimated cost is $34,108,749. The detailed damage assessment is complete in all parts of the County.   Please note, the Town of Hilton Head Island has completed the first phase inspecting approximately 19,688 structures however, the dollar value […]

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SBA – Beaufort County Information as of Nov. 4, 2016

The following are press releases and media releases for the SBA Office. sba-press-release-october-26-2016 eng-matthew-home-biz-combo sba-press-release-november-1-2016 sba-press-release-october-25-2016

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