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Collection: South Carolina Flooding

Imagery from 2015 South Carolina floods.
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October 16, 2015
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  • <p>Columbia, SC, October 14, 2015 -- FEMA opened a Disaster Recovery Center at the South Carolina State Fair. Duane Marusa and Gwen Dragoo work at their computers as they wait for people needing to register with FEMA. Residents are eligible for Individual Assistance in Bamberg, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Clarendon, Colleton, Darlington, Dorchester, Florence, Georgetown, Greenwood, Horry, Kershaw, Lee, Lexington, Orangeburg, Richland, Sumter and Williamburg counties. Deadline is December 4, 2015.</p>

    FEMA booth at the South Carolina State Fair

    Photo by Bill Koplitz

    Columbia, SC, October 14, 2015 -- FEMA opened a Disaster Recovery Center at the South Carolina State Fair. Duane Marusa and Gwen Dragoo work at their computers as they wait for people needing to register with FEMA. Residents are eligible for Individual Assistance in Bamberg, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Clarendon, Colleton, Darlington, Dorchester, Florence, Georgetown, Greenwood, Horry, Kershaw, Lee, Lexington, Orangeburg, Richland, Sumter and Williamburg counties. Deadline is December 4, 2015.

  • <p>Sumter County, SC, Oct 14, 2015 -- A Road crew is working to repair a road that was damaged by flood water. This crew is working on Highway 15, just north of Sumter. Residents are eligible for Individual Assistance in Bamberg, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Clarendon, Colleton, Darlington, Dorchester, Florence, Georgetown, Greenwood, Horry, Kershaw, Lee, Lexington, Orangeburg, Richland, Sumter and Williamburg counties. Deadline is December 4, 2015.</p>

    Road repair in South Carolina

    Photo by Bill Koplitz

    Sumter County, SC, Oct 14, 2015 -- A Road crew is working to repair a road that was damaged by flood water. This crew is working on Highway 15, just north of Sumter. Residents are eligible for Individual Assistance in Bamberg, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Clarendon, Colleton, Darlington, Dorchester, Florence, Georgetown, Greenwood, Horry, Kershaw, Lee, Lexington, Orangeburg, Richland, Sumter and Williamburg counties. Deadline is December 4, 2015.

  • <p>Sumter County, SC, Oct 14, 2015 -- This crew is working on Highway 15, just north of Sumter to repair a road that was damaged by flood waters. Residents are eligible for Individual Assistance in Bamberg, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Clarendon, Colleton, Darlington, Dorchester, Florence, Georgetown, Greenwood, Horry, Kershaw, Lee, Lexington, Orangeburg, Richland, Sumter and Williamburg counties. Deadline is December 4, 2015.</p>

    Roadwork in Sumter County

    Photo by Bill Koplitz

    Sumter County, SC, Oct 14, 2015 -- This crew is working on Highway 15, just north of Sumter to repair a road that was damaged by flood waters. Residents are eligible for Individual Assistance in Bamberg, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Clarendon, Colleton, Darlington, Dorchester, Florence, Georgetown, Greenwood, Horry, Kershaw, Lee, Lexington, Orangeburg, Richland, Sumter and Williamburg counties. Deadline is December 4, 2015.

  • <p>Lake City, SC, October 14, 2015--Volunteers provide food and cleaning supplies to Lake City, SC residetns affected by recent floods. Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA</p>

    Volunteers provide food and other supplies for flood survivors in Lake City, SC

    Photo by Patsy Lynch

    Lake City, SC, October 14, 2015--Volunteers provide food and cleaning supplies to Lake City, SC residetns affected by recent floods. Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

  • <p>Columbia, SC, October 12, 2015 -- A FEMA Corps member works with an American Red Cross volunteer to provide cleaning supplies to a flood survivor at a Red Cross relief site in Columbia, SC. Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA</p>

    FEMA Corps and the American Red Cross Work Together to Assist South Carolina Flood Survivors

    Photo by Patsy Lynch

    Columbia, SC, October 12, 2015 -- A FEMA Corps member works with an American Red Cross volunteer to provide cleaning supplies to a flood survivor at a Red Cross relief site in Columbia, SC. Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

  • <p>Lake City, SC, October 14, 2015--Child care is being provided by volunteers in the Lake City, SC Disaster Recovery Center (DRC). Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA</p>

    Child care is being provided in the Lake City, SC DRC

    Photo by Patsy Lynch

    Lake City, SC, October 14, 2015--Child care is being provided by volunteers in the Lake City, SC Disaster Recovery Center (DRC). Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

  • <p>Lake City, SC, October 14, 2015--Residents from the Lake City, SC area are being offered free tetnus shots at the DRC in Lake City, SC. Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA</p>

    Lake City, SC residents get free tetnus shots

    Photo by Patsy Lynch

    Lake City, SC, October 14, 2015--Residents from the Lake City, SC area are being offered free tetnus shots at the DRC in Lake City, SC. Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

  • <p>Lake City, SC, October 14, 2015--Red Cross volunteers provide food for flood suvivors in Lake City, SC. Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA</p>

    Red Cross volunteers provide food for flood survivors

    Photo by Patsy Lynch

    Lake City, SC, October 14, 2015--Red Cross volunteers provide food for flood suvivors in Lake City, SC. Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

  • <p>Lake City, SC, October 14, 2015--Red Cross and The Islamic Center volunteers are doing flood damage assessments in Lake City, SC. Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA</p>

    Red Cross and the Islamic Center team up to do housing inspections in Lake City, SC

    Photo by Patsy Lynch

    Lake City, SC, October 14, 2015--Red Cross and The Islamic Center volunteers are doing flood damage assessments in Lake City, SC. Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

  • <p>Lake City, SC, October 14, 2015--SBA representatives are providing assistance to flood survivors in Lake City, SC. Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA</p>

    SBA is providing assistance to flood survivors in SC

    Photo by Patsy Lynch

    Lake City, SC, October 14, 2015--SBA representatives are providing assistance to flood survivors in Lake City, SC. Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

  • <p>Orangeburg, SC, October 15, 2015 -- FEMA Disaster Recovery Center Manager Jan Freemond speaks with Willie L. Priester from the South Carolina Department of Mental Health about the services that are availble for disaster survivors from the state. Residents are eligible for Individual Assistance in Bamberg, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Clarendon, Colleton, Darlington, Dorchester, Florence, Georgetown, Greenwood, Horry, Kershaw, Lee, Lexington, Orangeburg, Richland, Sumter and Williamburg counties. Deadline is December 4, 2015.</p>

    Mental Health Service Provider at Disaster Recovery Center

    Photo by Bill Koplitz

    Orangeburg, SC, October 15, 2015 -- FEMA Disaster Recovery Center Manager Jan Freemond speaks with Willie L. Priester from the South Carolina Department of Mental Health about the services that are availble for disaster survivors from the state. Residents are eligible for Individual Assistance in Bamberg, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Clarendon, Colleton, Darlington, Dorchester, Florence, Georgetown, Greenwood, Horry, Kershaw, Lee, Lexington, Orangeburg, Richland, Sumter and Williamburg counties. Deadline is December 4, 2015.

  • <p>Orangeburg, SC, October 15, 2015 -- A breach in this lake&#39;s dam caused the water to empty into the neighborhood below and exposed the tree stumps. Residents are eligible for Individual Assistance in Bamberg, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Clarendon, Colleton, Darlington, Dorchester, Florence, Georgetown, Greenwood, Horry, Kershaw, Lee, Lexington, Orangeburg, Richland, Sumter and Williamburg counties. Deadline is December 4, 2015.</p>

    JW Smooks Pond

    Photo by Bill Koplitz

    Orangeburg, SC, October 15, 2015 -- A breach in this lake's dam caused the water to empty into the neighborhood below and exposed the tree stumps. Residents are eligible for Individual Assistance in Bamberg, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Clarendon, Colleton, Darlington, Dorchester, Florence, Georgetown, Greenwood, Horry, Kershaw, Lee, Lexington, Orangeburg, Richland, Sumter and Williamburg counties. Deadline is December 4, 2015.

  • <p>Orangeburg, SC, October 15, 2015 -- A breach in this lake&#39;s dam caused the water to empty into the neighborhood below. Residents are eligible for Individual Assistance in Bamberg, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Clarendon, Colleton, Darlington, Dorchester, Florence, Georgetown, Greenwood, Horry, Kershaw, Lee, Lexington, Orangeburg, Richland, Sumter and Williamburg counties. Deadline is December 4, 2015.</p>

    Dam Wall Failure

    Photo by Bill Koplitz

    Orangeburg, SC, October 15, 2015 -- A breach in this lake's dam caused the water to empty into the neighborhood below. Residents are eligible for Individual Assistance in Bamberg, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Clarendon, Colleton, Darlington, Dorchester, Florence, Georgetown, Greenwood, Horry, Kershaw, Lee, Lexington, Orangeburg, Richland, Sumter and Williamburg counties. Deadline is December 4, 2015.

  • <p>Columbia, SC, October 14, 2015 -- FEMA has opened a Disaster Recovery Center at the South Carolina State Fair. Residents are eligible for Individual Assistance in Bamberg, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Clarendon, Colleton, Darlington, Dorchester, Florence, Georgetown, Greenwood, Horry, Kershaw, Lee, Lexington, Orangeburg, Richland, Sumter and Williamburg counties. Deadline is December 4, 2015.</p>

    State Fair DRC is open

    Photo by Bill Koplitz

    Columbia, SC, October 14, 2015 -- FEMA has opened a Disaster Recovery Center at the South Carolina State Fair. Residents are eligible for Individual Assistance in Bamberg, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Clarendon, Colleton, Darlington, Dorchester, Florence, Georgetown, Greenwood, Horry, Kershaw, Lee, Lexington, Orangeburg, Richland, Sumter and Williamburg counties. Deadline is December 4, 2015.

  • <p>Columbia, SC, October 10, 2015 -- FEMA has opened a Disaster Recovery center at the South Carolina State Fair in this building;&nbsp;the Goodman Building. Residents are eligible for Individual Assistance in Bamberg, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Clarendon, Colleton, Darlington, Dorchester, Florence, Georgetown, Greenwood, Horry, Kershaw, Lee, Lexington, Orangeburg, Richland, Sumter and Williamburg counties. Deadline is December 4, 2015.</p>

    FEMA at the South Carolina State Fair

    Photo by Bill Koplitz

    Columbia, SC, October 10, 2015 -- FEMA has opened a Disaster Recovery center at the South Carolina State Fair in this building; the Goodman Building. Residents are eligible for Individual Assistance in Bamberg, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Clarendon, Colleton, Darlington, Dorchester, Florence, Georgetown, Greenwood, Horry, Kershaw, Lee, Lexington, Orangeburg, Richland, Sumter and Williamburg counties. Deadline is December 4, 2015.

  • <p>Columbia, SC, October 12, 2015 - Disaster Survivor Assistance staff Laura Perry (left) and Margaret Ruiz (right), visit affected areas to encourage survivors to register with FEMA. FEMA is offering Individual Assistance to residents&nbsp;that suffered damages during the storm and subsequent flooding. FEMA/Yuisa Rios</p>

    Helping the community

    Photo by Yuisa Rios

    Columbia, SC, October 12, 2015 - Disaster Survivor Assistance staff Laura Perry (left) and Margaret Ruiz (right), visit affected areas to encourage survivors to register with FEMA. FEMA is offering Individual Assistance to residents that suffered damages during the storm and subsequent flooding. FEMA/Yuisa Rios

  • <p>Columbia, SC, October 12, 2015 - FEMA Disaster Survivor Assistance members provide registration information to survivor, Nathan Bradley. His house suffered damages after a small creek overflowed and flooded the neighborhood. FEMA/Yuisa Rios</p>

    Helping survivors

    Photo by Yuisa Rios

    Columbia, SC, October 12, 2015 - FEMA Disaster Survivor Assistance members provide registration information to survivor, Nathan Bradley. His house suffered damages after a small creek overflowed and flooded the neighborhood. FEMA/Yuisa Rios

  • <p>Columbia, SC, October 16, 2015 -- There remain many closed roads in South Carolina due to the recent flooding. Residents are eligible for Individual Assistance in Bamberg, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Clarendon, Colleton, Darlington, Dorchester, Florence, Georgetown, Greenwood, Horry, Kershaw, Lee, Lexington, Orangeburg, Richland, Sumter and Williamburg counties. Deadline is December 4, 2015.</p>

    Closed Road in Columbia

    Photo by Bill Koplitz

    Columbia, SC, October 16, 2015 -- There remain many closed roads in South Carolina due to the recent flooding. Residents are eligible for Individual Assistance in Bamberg, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Clarendon, Colleton, Darlington, Dorchester, Florence, Georgetown, Greenwood, Horry, Kershaw, Lee, Lexington, Orangeburg, Richland, Sumter and Williamburg counties. Deadline is December 4, 2015.

  • <p>Columbia, SC, October 16, 2015 -- There remain closed roads in South Carolina due to the recent flooding, with parts of roads washed out as the cause. Residents are eligible for Individual Assistance in Bamberg, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Clarendon, Colleton, Darlington, Dorchester, Florence, Georgetown, Greenwood, Horry, Kershaw, Lee, Lexington, Orangeburg, Richland, Sumter and Williamburg counties. Deadline is December 4, 2015.</p>

    Road Damage in Columbia

    Photo by Bill Koplitz

    Columbia, SC, October 16, 2015 -- There remain closed roads in South Carolina due to the recent flooding, with parts of roads washed out as the cause. Residents are eligible for Individual Assistance in Bamberg, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Clarendon, Colleton, Darlington, Dorchester, Florence, Georgetown, Greenwood, Horry, Kershaw, Lee, Lexington, Orangeburg, Richland, Sumter and Williamburg counties. Deadline is December 4, 2015.

  • <p>Columbia, SC, October 16, 2015 -- This barricade closed a bridge that was damaged from the flooding. Residents are eligible for Individual Assistance in Bamberg, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Clarendon, Colleton, Darlington, Dorchester, Florence, Georgetown, Greenwood, Horry, Kershaw, Lee, Lexington, Orangeburg, Richland, Sumter and Williamburg counties. Deadline is December 4, 2015.</p>

    Damaged Bridge in Columbia, SC

    Photo by Bill Koplitz

    Columbia, SC, October 16, 2015 -- This barricade closed a bridge that was damaged from the flooding. Residents are eligible for Individual Assistance in Bamberg, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Clarendon, Colleton, Darlington, Dorchester, Florence, Georgetown, Greenwood, Horry, Kershaw, Lee, Lexington, Orangeburg, Richland, Sumter and Williamburg counties. Deadline is December 4, 2015.