Hilton Head Island Disaster Recovery Center is Closing

The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) on Hilton Head Island will close permanently Tuesday, December 20 at 5 p.m. The Hilton Head Island DRC is located at 1 Town Center Court. Residents can still receive assistance by calling the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Helpline at 800-621-3362. The line is open every day 7 a.m. – 10 p.m. until further notice. Multilingual operators are available. For […]

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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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Facilities Management debris and damage update 12/6/2016

The Following tables were provided by Mark Roseneau, Facilities Management Director, and contain the current assessment of damage to County properties and their respective status.   copy-of-hurricane-matthew-report-facilities-management-12062016 building-list-12-6-2016-2

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Private Right of Way Debris Removal Status 12/4/16

The attached table shows the list of approved subdivisions for private road debris removal, as well as a summary of completed activity. beaufort-county-roe-tracker-12042016

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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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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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Smoke Advisory November 16, 2016

Please note that debris management activities ARE NOT responsible for the current smoke advisory.  However, CERES Environmental Services did suspend burning activities today, for 24 hours only, voluntarily to ease health concerns.  The following press release was issued as a public service announcement. http://www.bcgov.net/news/2016/BC%20General%20Announcement%20-%20111616%20-%204%20Tips%20for%20Staying%20Healthy%20with%20Smoke%20in%20Air%20-%20Code%20Orange.pdf      

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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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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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