County Council Briefing March 27, 2017

The following presentation was presented to the County Council on March 27, 2017.   briefing 03272017 to CC

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County Council Briefing March 13, 2017

The following presentation was presented to County Council on March 13, 2017.   briefing 03132017 to CC    

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County Council Briefing Feb. 20, 2017

The following presentation was provided to County Council during the February 20, 2017 meeting. briefing 02202017 to cc  

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Town of Hilton Head Island to Move Forward on Residential Roadways Denied by FEMA

The following was copied from a Press Release issued by the Town of Hilton Head Island.  At this time, this information is for the Hilton Head Island only and does not pertain to activities being conducted by the County and on behalf of the Town of Bluffton, Town of Port Royal, and the City of Beaufort. = = = = As previously reported, FEMA has denied […]

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County Council Update for January 23, 2017

The following report is part of the County Council agenda for January 23, 2017.   briefing 01232017 to cc

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County Council Briefing – January 9, 2017

The attached presentation was provided to the County Council at their regular meeting on January 9, 2017. briefing-01092017-to-cc  

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Know the Facts, Ignore the Rumors About Federal Assistance During Hurricane Matthew Recovery

The following was copied from the Town of Hilton Head Island’s Press release, January 5, 2017: In nearly every major disaster, as recovery efforts move into their final stages, rumors and misinformation find their way onto social networks and elsewhere. Hurricane Matthew is no different. Survivors with questions about the recovery in South Carolina should be wary of what they may read or hear. Always […]

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FEMA Awards State $1.1 Million for Counseling Hurricane Survivors

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Friday, Dec. 16)— The South Carolina Department of Mental Health (SCDMH) has been awarded a grant of more than $1.1 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for crisis counseling for survivors of Hurricane Matthew. Stress, anxiety, and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after a disaster. The FEMA-funded Crisis Counseling Program (CCP) allows SCDMH to hire and train people locally to […]

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State Gets $1.1 Million for Counseling Hurricane Survivors

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Friday, Dec. 16) — The South Carolina Department of Mental Health (SCDMH) has been awarded a grant of more than $1.1 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for crisis counseling for survivors of Hurricane Matthew. Stress, anxiety, and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after a disaster. The FEMA-funded Crisis Counseling Program (CCP) allows SCDMH to hire and train people locally […]

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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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