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Hurricane Preparedness

Image of Hurricane HugoHurricanes – Your Family’s Health and Safety

If you live on or near the South Carolina coast you need to understand and be prepared for hurricanes. We can't prevent hurricanes, but we can take action to protect ourselves and our families from these storms' dangers. There are resources listed below to assist you to prepare your family and home in the event of a hurricane. If you would like to learn more about hurricanes visit the ABC's of Hurricanes which provides a general overview of information about hurricanes.

Actions to Take Before, During and After a Hurricane

DHEC Hurricane Materials or Publications

Other Useful Websites


For additional information, contact:  (803) 898-3708