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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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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FEMA and SCEMD offer guidance for Individual Assistance

See the following poster to guide citizens about how to obtain individual assistance.   types-of-recovery-bw

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Outside Foundation Broad Creek Clean-up – Volunteers needed

Come help clean up trash at Broad Creek on Sunday, Nov 20th, 11 am to 3 pm at the Shelter Cove Harbour on Hilton Head Island.    The Outside Foundation will take reservations for kayak rentals free of charge.  Available kayaks are limited in number.  Call 843-686-6996.  Sponsors by Beaufort Soil and Water Conservation District, Beaufort County Public Works, Publix, Outside Foundation, Whole Foods, Kroger.  outsidefoundation.org

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Citizens in Need

Much coordination and progress has taken place between Fred Leyda (BC Human Services Alliance), Tina Gentry (United Way) and the Lowcountry Volunteers Active in Disaster (VOAD). As citizens have voiced their needs, these organizations have reached out to fulfill each need that has arisen. Some of the current needs are for volunteers, possible sheltering for short and long term, food and donations. Currently a helpline has been setup for […]

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Temporary Housing Status Report

Community Development staff are prepared to assist with interpretations of the CDC, variances, waivers, exceptions, and/or special use permits to allow temporary housing units to be placed on properties with major damage needing repair before being habitable. Staff is assisting the Human Services Alliance to find available rental housing stock within the community for those needing short term temporary housing.  Citizens should contact United Way for […]

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Shelters and PODs Status Report

The three Red Cross shelters closed down on Friday to free the space for schools to resume on Monday.  DSS assisted for the few remaining families in shelter that needed assistance with housing.  Shelters being ran by private organizations such as Sea Island Presbyterian Church. PALS was running 2 different POD sites on HHI at The Creative Arts School and a site on St. Helena […]

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