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News: South Carolina Tropical Storm Frances

October 22, 2004
News Release
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Volunteer attorneys are providing free, disaster-related legal assistance to individuals affected by the tropical storms and tornadoes that began with Hurricane Frances September 6 and continued until October 11. The service is available by calling the Disaster Legal Services Hotline at 1-800-923-3100 at any time. Callers will hear a message about the disaster services, and will be instructed to leave their name and phone number. A lawyer from the South Carolina Bar will return their call within 24 hours.
October 21, 2004
News Release
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Working together, the South Carolina Emergency Management Division (SCEMD) and
October 20, 2004
News Release
Columbia, SC -- State and federal officials announced today that the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at the National Guard Armory in Darlington (Darlington County) will close at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 23. The Center is helping those individuals who suffered damages as a result of the multiple storms that began with Hurricane Frances on September 6 and continued through October 11.
October 18, 2004
News Release
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the South Carolina Emergency Management Division (SCEMD) are working together to open a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Kershaw County at the Cassatt Baptist Church. The center will enable citizens to talk face-to-face with recovery specialists from local, state and federal agencies. A presidential declaration October 7 authorized financial aid to residents who suffered damage from the multiple storms that began with Hurricane Frances on September 6 and continued through October 11.
October 14, 2004
News Release
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- A major health concern after storms that cause flooding is the growth of molds and bacteria. Concerns relating to mold growth and exposure, which can occur inside your home following heavy rains or flooding, should be addressed quickly in order to prevent illness.
October 12, 2004
News Release
Columbia, S.C. -- State and federal officials announced today that two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will be closing at the end of this week. The DRC at the Florence Civic Center in Florence (Florence County) will close at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, October 15. The DRC next to the Old Clio Clerk's Office in Clio (Marlboro County) will close at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 16.
October 12, 2004
News Release
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the South Carolina Emergency Management Division (SCEMD) are opening Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Sumter and Chesterfield Counties. The centers provide a location where people are able to talk face-to-face with recovery specialists from local, state and federal agencies. Any individual who suffered damages from the multiple storms that began with Hurricane Frances on September 6, including all related damages sustained through October 11, may be eligible for assistance.
October 8, 2004
News Release
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The State of South Carolina and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that residents who suffered damage due to multiple tropical storms beginning with Hurricane Frances on September 6 are now eligible to apply for state and federal disaster assistance.
October 8, 2004
News Release
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- To assist those in South Carolina who suffered damage from the multiple storms that began with Hurricane Frances on September 6, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the South Carolina Emergency Management Division (SCEMD) are opening Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Darlington, Florence and Marlboro Counties. The centers provide a location where people are able to talk face-to-face with recovery specialists from local, state and federal agencies.
October 7, 2004
News Release
» President Declares Major Disaster To Aid South Carolina Recovery From Tropical Storm Frances Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush’s major disaster declaration issued for Tropical Storm Frances. Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required: