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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>Gadsden, SC, October 20, 1015 -- SCDOT survey crews are working in a place where a bridge was washed out and the road was severely damaged. 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. FEMA/Bill Koplitz</p>

    Survey Crew near Gadsden

    Photo by Bill Koplitz

    Gadsden, SC, October 20, 1015 -- SCDOT survey crews are working in a place where a bridge was washed out and the road was severely damaged. 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. FEMA/Bill Koplitz

  • <p>Gadsden, SC, October 20, 1015 -- South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley talks to residents at the Big County Days event at the Temple of Faith Bible Way Church. Aid workers from all state agencies, FEMA, The Red Cross, and others were there to help the local residents who were part of the recent floods. 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. FEMA/Bill Koplitz</p>

    Big County Days

    Photo by Bill Koplitz

    Gadsden, SC, October 20, 1015 -- South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley talks to residents at the Big County Days event at the Temple of Faith Bible Way Church. Aid workers from all state agencies, FEMA, The Red Cross, and others were there to help the local residents who were part of the recent floods. 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. FEMA/Bill Koplitz

  • <p>Gadsden, SC, October 20, 1015 -- South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley speaks with FEMA workers Randy Johnson and Fay Cooley at Big County Days, an event at the Temple of Faith Bible Way Church. Aid workers from all state agencies, FEMA, The Red Cross, and others were there to help the local residents who were impacted by&nbsp;the recent floods. 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. FEMA/Bill Koplitz</p>

    Governor thanking FEMA workers

    Photo by Bill Koplitz

    Gadsden, SC, October 20, 1015 -- South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley speaks with FEMA workers Randy Johnson and Fay Cooley at Big County Days, an event at the Temple of Faith Bible Way Church. Aid workers from all state agencies, FEMA, The Red Cross, and others were there to help the local residents who were impacted by the recent floods. 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. FEMA/Bill Koplitz

  • <p>Columbia, SC, October 11, 1015 -- SBA at the Columbia Disaster Recovery Center. SBA is on hand to help people apply for low interest loans to repair their homes. 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. FEMA/Bill Koplitz</p>

    SBA at the Disaster Recovery Center

    Photo by Bill Koplitz

    Columbia, SC, October 11, 1015 -- SBA at the Columbia Disaster Recovery Center. SBA is on hand to help people apply for low interest loans to repair their homes. 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. FEMA/Bill Koplitz

  • <p>Lexington, SC, Oct. 11, 2015 -- FEMA DSA (Disaster Survivor Assistance) crews made up of FEMA corps members coordinate before they go into a neighborhood to register residents. 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. FEMA/Bill Koplitz</p>

    FEMA Corps Meeting

    Photo by Bill Koplitz

    Lexington, SC, Oct. 11, 2015 -- FEMA DSA (Disaster Survivor Assistance) crews made up of FEMA corps members coordinate before they go into a neighborhood to register residents. 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. FEMA/Bill Koplitz

  • <p>Columbia, SC, October 16, 2015 -- Disaster Survivor Assistance team members Yajaira Carreno from FEMA Corps and Margaret Ruiz speak with a resident about the recovery process and FEMA assistance at her apartment complex. 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>

    Disaster Survivor Assistance team helping resident

    Photo by Bill Koplitz

    Columbia, SC, October 16, 2015 -- Disaster Survivor Assistance team members Yajaira Carreno from FEMA Corps and Margaret Ruiz speak with a resident about the recovery process and FEMA assistance at her apartment complex. 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 21, 1015 -- SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet shakes hands with Columbia, SC Mayor Stephan Benjamin after a press conference near Ft. Jackson Blvd. in Columbia. SBA is on hand to help people apply for low interest loans to repair their homes. 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. FEMA/Bill Koplitz</p>

    SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet and Mayor Stephan Benjamin

    Photo by Bill Koplitz

    Columbia, SC, October 21, 1015 -- SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet shakes hands with Columbia, SC Mayor Stephan Benjamin after a press conference near Ft. Jackson Blvd. in Columbia. SBA is on hand to help people apply for low interest loans to repair their homes. 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. FEMA/Bill Koplitz

  • <p>Columbia, SC, October 21, 1015 -- SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet at the microphones with Columbia, SC Mayor Stephan Benjamin behind her, during a press conference near Ft. Jackson Blvd. in Columbia. SBA is on hand to help people apply for low interest loans to repair their homes and businesses. 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. FEMA/Bill Koplitz</p>

    SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet

    Photo by FEMA Graphic

    Columbia, SC, October 21, 1015 -- SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet at the microphones with Columbia, SC Mayor Stephan Benjamin behind her, during a press conference near Ft. Jackson Blvd. in Columbia. SBA is on hand to help people apply for low interest loans to repair their homes and businesses. 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. FEMA/Bill Koplitz

  • <p>Columbia, SC, October 21, 1015 -- These businesses along Gill Creek and Ft. Jackson Blvd. were damaged by severe flooding. 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. FEMA/Bill Koplitz</p>

    Gill Creek flooding

    Photo by Bill Koplitz

    Columbia, SC, October 21, 1015 -- These businesses along Gill Creek and Ft. Jackson Blvd. were damaged by severe flooding. 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. FEMA/Bill Koplitz

  • <p>Columbia, SC, October 21, 1015 -- Columbia Mayor Stephan Benjamin at the microphones and behind him is SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet during a press conference near Ft. Jackson Blvd. in Columbia. SBA is on hand to help people apply for low interest loans to repair their homes and businesses. 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. FEMA/Bill Koplitz</p>

    SBA press conference in Columbia, SC

    Photo by Bill Koplitz

    Columbia, SC, October 21, 1015 -- Columbia Mayor Stephan Benjamin at the microphones and behind him is SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet during a press conference near Ft. Jackson Blvd. in Columbia. SBA is on hand to help people apply for low interest loans to repair their homes and businesses. 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. FEMA/Bill Koplitz

  • <p>Columbia, SC, October 21, 2015 -- This fisherman is trying his luck in a lake that is being emptied so the levee can be fixed or replaced. The sluice gate is open. &nbsp;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. FEMA/Bill Koplitz</p>

    Fishing an emptying lake

    Photo by Bill Koplitz

    Columbia, SC, October 21, 2015 -- This fisherman is trying his luck in a lake that is being emptied so the levee can be fixed or replaced. The sluice gate is open.  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. FEMA/Bill Koplitz

  • <p>Gadsden, SC, October 20, 1015 -- FEMA Corps workers give&nbsp;lunches out at Big County Days, an event at the Temple of Faith Bible Way Church. Aid workers from all state agencies, FEMA, The Red Cross, Salvation Army, and others were there to help the local residents who were part of the recent floods. 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. FEMA/Bill Koplitz</p>

    FEMA Corps in the field

    Photo by FEMA Graphic

    Gadsden, SC, October 20, 1015 -- FEMA Corps workers give lunches out at Big County Days, an event at the Temple of Faith Bible Way Church. Aid workers from all state agencies, FEMA, The Red Cross, Salvation Army, and others were there to help the local residents who were part of the recent floods. 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. FEMA/Bill Koplitz

  • <p>Columbia, SC, October 22, 2015 -- This neighborhood was organized by the residents to accept and distribute clothing and household items. Several of the homes had water up to their roofs. 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>

    Donated clothing

    Photo by Bill Koplitz

    Columbia, SC, October 22, 2015 -- This neighborhood was organized by the residents to accept and distribute clothing and household items. Several of the homes had water up to their roofs. 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 22, 2015 -- This boat ended up in the front yard of this home on Burwell Lane. 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>

    Displaced boat

    Photo by Bill Koplitz

    Columbia, SC, October 22, 2015 -- This boat ended up in the front yard of this home on Burwell Lane. 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 22, 2015 -- This neighborhood has been organized by the residents to accept and distribute clothing and household items to the residents. Several of the homes had water up to their roofs. 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>

    Donated household items

    Photo by Bill Koplitz

    Columbia, SC, October 22, 2015 -- This neighborhood has been organized by the residents to accept and distribute clothing and household items to the residents. Several of the homes had water up to their roofs. 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 21, 2015 - Stephen Meyer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (right) and Rickey Hiers, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (left) survey damages to a dam on Jordans Pond. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and State government are joining efforts to restore and rebuild structures that suffered damages during the storm. Yuisa Rios/FEMA</p>

    Damages on Jordans' Pond

    Photo by Yuisa Rios

    Columbia, SC, October 21, 2015 - Stephen Meyer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (right) and Rickey Hiers, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (left) survey damages to a dam on Jordans Pond. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and State government are joining efforts to restore and rebuild structures that suffered damages during the storm. Yuisa Rios/FEMA

  • <p>Columbia, SC, October 21, 2015 - Stephen Meyer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Rickey Hiers, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, observe the damages caused by the storm in Jordans Pond. Yuisa Rios/FEMA</p>

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers joining efforts with State officials

    Photo by Yuisa Rios

    Columbia, SC, October 21, 2015 - Stephen Meyer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Rickey Hiers, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, observe the damages caused by the storm in Jordans Pond. Yuisa Rios/FEMA

  • <p>Columbia, SC, October 21, 2015 - The dam at Lake Murray is one of the structures that were damaged during the storm. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and State government are joining efforts to restore and rebuild structures that suffered damages due to flooding. Yuisa Rios/FEMA</p>

    Lake Murray

    Photo by Yuisa Rios

    Columbia, SC, October 21, 2015 - The dam at Lake Murray is one of the structures that were damaged during the storm. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and State government are joining efforts to restore and rebuild structures that suffered damages due to flooding. Yuisa Rios/FEMA

  • <p>Columbia, SC, October 21, 2015 - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and State government are joining efforts to restore and rebuild structures that suffered damages due to flooding. Stephen Meyer (USACE) and Rickey Hiers (SC DHEC) reviewing a map of the damaged areas. Yuisa Rios/FEMA</p>

    USACE assesing damages

    Photo by Yuisa Rios

    Columbia, SC, October 21, 2015 - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and State government are joining efforts to restore and rebuild structures that suffered damages due to flooding. Stephen Meyer (USACE) and Rickey Hiers (SC DHEC) reviewing a map of the damaged areas. Yuisa Rios/FEMA

  • <p>Columbia, SC, October 23, 2015 -- FEMA MCOV or Mobile Communications Operations Vehicles are staged at the FEMA Joint Field Office and ready to supply internet and phone services to a FEMA Disaster Recovery Center that may not have connectivity. 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 Mobile Operations Recovery Vehicles

    Photo by Bill Koplitz

    Columbia, SC, October 23, 2015 -- FEMA MCOV or Mobile Communications Operations Vehicles are staged at the FEMA Joint Field Office and ready to supply internet and phone services to a FEMA Disaster Recovery Center that may not have connectivity. 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.