Palmetto Disaster Recovery Application Intake Events July 13 and July 15

The Palmetto Disaster Recovery Office, an affiliate of the South Carolina Disaster Recovery Office, is holding two application intake events for individuals who still have unmet needs as a result of Hurricane Matthew: Thursday, July 13 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jasper County Emergency Preparedness Office 1509 Grays Highway, Ridgeland Saturday, July 15 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Allen Chapel AME Church 16 Shelter Church […]

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Palmetto Disaster Recovery Outreach Event June 29

The Palmetto Disaster Recovery Office, an affiliate of the South Carolina Disaster Recovery Office, is holding an outreach event for Beaufort County residents who still have unmet needs as a result of Hurricane Matthew. The event will occur on Thursday, June 29, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the St. Helena Branch Library located at 6355 Jonathan Francis, Sr. Road. Questions should be directed […]

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County Council Briefing June 12, 2017

The following report and chart was presented to the County Council during their regularly scheduled meeting on June 12, 2017.   County Council Briefing 06122017   Beaufort County Project Status 6-9-17 ewl comments  

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Coastal Property Insurance Marketplace Information Session and Public Hearing, Thursday, June 8, 2017 and Storm READY Expo, Saturday, June 10, 2017 in Bluffton, SC

Columbia, SC – The South Carolina Department of Insurance will host two consumer events in Bluffton, SC, on June 8, 2017 and June 10, 2017. Hurricane season is quickly approaching and the South Carolina Department of Insurance encourages all South Carolinians to review their insurance policies and plan now for what may lie ahead this storm season. To help residents prepare, the Department is hosting […]

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County Launching Phone Survey to Determine Residents Still Needing Assistance Due to Storm Damage

The Beaufort County Long Term Recovery Group will be conducting a telephone survey to individuals who contacted FEMA after Hurricane Matthew. The purpose of the survey is to determine any unmet needs stemming from the storm damage. The number that will appear on phones with caller ID will be 843-255-1000. The survey will be conducted as follows: Thursday, June 8, from 4 p.m. to 8 […]

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County Council Briefing May 22, 2017

The following report was presented to the County Council on May 22, 2017.   County Council Briefing 05222017

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Presentation to Rotary Club of the Lowcountry May 5, 2017

The following presentation was given the Rotary Club of the Lowcountry on May 5, 2017 present rotary 05052017a    

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County Council Briefing April 24, 2017

County Council Briefing Hurricane Matthew Recovery April 24, 2017 5pm Recovery Status: 1) Road Debris a. Bills through first 90 days received and submitted to FEMA. i. 0-90 days – $15,939,115 (does not 10% retainage). ii. Total bills submitted through March 18 – $27,405,970. b. DMS Sites – All three main sites closed.   D.I. site has 2-3 more days of ash removal. c. Quantity – […]

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County Council Briefing for April 10, 2017

The following presentation will be presented to the County Council at their regular meeting on April 10, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.   briefing 04102017 to CC

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Town Hall Meeting for citizen assistance being held by SC Disaster Recovery Office

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Beth Parks 803-331-9664 beth.parks@scdr.sc.gov     HURRICANE MATTHEW DISASTER RECOVERY   Columbia, S.C., March 27, 2017 – The South Carolina Disaster Recovery Office (SCDRO) will oversee $65.3 million allocated for the 24 counties impacted by Hurricane Matthew. The housing focused program will concentrate on the repair and refurbishment of homes based on eligibility and priority need. Like the 2015 Severe Storm recovery Action […]

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