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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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 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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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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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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Last Day to Apply for an SBA Disaster Loan is Dec. 13

The following press release was issued by the SBA On December 2, 2016:   Last Day to Apply for an SBA Disaster Loan is Dec. 13; SBA Approves Over $29 Million Disaster Loans in South Carolina   ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration is advising businesses of all sizes, private nonprofit organizations, homeowners and renters not to miss out on the opportunity to obtain […]

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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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