The South Carolina Emergency Management Division publishes a variety of documents on planning for emergencies, including a hurricane guide, earthquake guide, and hazard mitigation plan.

Recent Submissions

  • 2021 guia de huracanes Carolina del sur 

    South Carolina Emergency Management Division (South Carolina State Library, 2021-05-27)
    A guide covering hurricane mitigation, insurance topics, alert systems, evacuation information (pet care, evacuation routes, shelter locations), and zoning.
  • 2021 hurricane guide South Carolina 

    South Carolina Emergency Management Division (South Carolina State Library, 2021-05-27)
    A guide covering hurricane mitigation, insurance topics, alert systems, evacuation information (pet care, evacuation routes, shelter locations), and zoning.
  • Coronavirus relief fund - SCEMD report for Act #142 - March 1, 2021 

    South Carolina Emergency Management Division (South Carolina State Library, 2021-03-01)
    This details the expenditures of the Emergency Management Division’s allocation from the CARES Act.
  • Coronavirus relief fund - SCEMD report for Act #142 - December 1, 2020 

    South Carolina Emergency Management Division (South Carolina State Library, 2020-12-01)
    This details the expenditures of the Emergency Management Division’s allocation from the CARES Act.
  • Coronavirus relief fund - SCEMD report for Act #142 - October 1, 2020 

    South Carolina Emergency Management Division (South Carolina State Library, 2020-10-01)
    This details the expenditures of the Emergency Management Division’s allocation from the CARES Act.
  • Coronavirus relief fund - SCEMD report for Act #142 - September 1, 2020 

    South Carolina Emergency Management Division (South Carolina State Library, 2020-09-01)
    This details the expenditures of the Emergency Management Division’s allocation from the CARES Act.
  • Coronavirus relief fund - SCEMD report for Act #142 - August 3, 2020 

    South Carolina Emergency Management Division (South Carolina State Library, 2020-08-03)
    This details the expenditures of the Emergency Management Division’s allocation from the CARES Act.
  • Coronavirus relief fund - SCEMD’s initial report for Act #142 - July 1, 2020 

    South Carolina Emergency Management Division (South Carolina State Library, 2020-07-01)
    This details the expenditures of the Emergency Management Division’s allocation from the CARES Act.
  • 2020 disaster resources for SC emergency managers 

    South Carolina Emergency Management Division (South Carolina State Library, 2020-06-22)
    This is a list of federal government resources to access for information regarding disasters in South Carolina including COVID-19, April 13 tornadoes and early February severe weather. It includes links to other resources.
  • South Carolina hurricane guide 2020 

    South Carolina Emergency Management Division (South Carolina State Library, 2020-05-11)
    A guide covering hurricane mitigation, insurance topics, alert systems, evacuation information (pet care, evacuation routes, shelter locations), and zoning.
  • South Carolina hurricane guide 2019 

    South Carolina Emergency Preparedness Division (South Carolina State Library, 2019-05-28)
    A guide covering hurricane mitigation, insurance topics, alert systems, evacuation information (pet care, evacuation routes, shelter locations), and zoning.
  • SCEMD Logistics 

    South Carolina Emergency Management Division (South Carolina State Library, 2020-04-03)
    This PowerPoint gives the current status of requests for resources made to the South Carolina Emergency Operations Center.
  • South Carolina 2018 hurricane guide 

    South Carolina Emergency Preparedness Division (South Carolina State Library, 2018)
    A guide covering hurricane mitigation, insurance topics, alert systems, evacuation information (pet care, evacuation routes, shelter locations), and zoning.
  • South Carolina Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Nuclear, Biological, Chemical (NBC) Terrorism Response Field Operations Guide (FOG) for State of South Carolina First Responders 

    South Carolina Emergency Preparedness Division (South Carolina State Library, 2001)
    Document covers local response requirements for a terrorist incident.
  • Standard Operation Procedures October 2008 

    South Carolina Emergency Preparedness Division (South Carolina State Library, 2008-10)
    Document provides an operational framework to assist the county in conducting a preliminary assessment of the impact on the local infrastructure, the level of damage to critical facilities, the need for additional resources, ...
  • SEVERE WINTER WEATHER in South Carolina 

    South Carolina Emergency Preparedness Division (South Carolina State Library, 2014)
    Information on winter weather procedures in South Carolina.
  • SCEMD 

    South Carolina Emergency Preparedness Division (South Carolina State Library, 2002)
    Brochure for the South Carolina Emergency Management Division. Covers the division's sections: Public Information Section, Preparedness and Response Section, Recovery and Mitigation Section, Critical Incident Management ...
  • State-wide emergency notification system project 

    South Carolina Emergency Preparedness Division (South Carolina State Library, 2006)
    Brochure for REACH SC, an interactive tool linking sate and local authorities and medical personnel during preparations for and responses to emergency situations.
  • 2013 Multi-Year Training and Exercise Plan 

    South Carolina Emergency Preparedness Division (South Carolina State Library, 2012-12-31)
    The South Carolina Emergency Management Division is tasked with creating a preparedness program to assure the success of the state's overall emergency management system. This document includes points of contact and a ...
  • Multi-Year Training and Exercise Plan 

    South Carolina Emergency Preparedness Division (South Carolina State Library, 2010-12-01)
    The South Carolina Emergency Management Division is tasked with creating a preparedness program to assure the success of the state's overall emergency management system. This document includes points of contact and a ...

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