Charleston County Hurricane Preparedness Guide
The Charleston County Hurricane Preparedness Guide (in English and Spanish)
The Disabilities and Special Needs Emergency Preparedness Guide
Everyone should have an emergency plan and be prepared to take care of themselves for at least the first 72 hours after a disaster. Remember, no two disasters are the same, the most effective way to protect you and your family is to be prepared.
Please print and share this checklist to help you and your neighbors prepare!
Ready Lowcountry is a partnership with the National Ready Campaign to provide local information, free resources and education, which you can utilize throughout the year to help prepare for all types of hazards.
Click on the buttons below to find out how you can prepare yourself and your family for an emergency.
The Charleston County Emergency Management Department would like everyone to learn how to prepare their families, homes and businesses for all types of emergencies including natural and man-made disasters.
Four simple steps can help YOU get ready:
In a major disaster, it might be several days before vital services are restored.
Charleston County is exposed to a wide variety of hazards, both natural and man-made. Earthquakes, severe storms, power outages, and acts of terrorism are just some of the potential emergencies we may encounter. Imagine that you have no electricity, no gas, no water and no telephone service. Imagine that all the businesses are closed and you are without any kind of emergency services. What will you do until help arrives? Click on the buttons to the left to find out how you can prepare yourself and your family for an emergency.
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