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

  • 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 ...
  • Mitigation: What You Can Do Before A Disaster Occurs 

    South Carolina Emergency Preparedness Division (South Carolina State Library, 1998)
    Describes actions one can take before a flood, earthquake, hurricane, tornado, and lightning.
  • South Carolina Emergency Management Kid's Guide 

    South Carolina Emergency Preparedness Division (South Carolina State Library, 2002)
    A presentation for children about the types of emergencies in South Carolina and how they can help in preparing a family emergency plan.
  • HURRICANE 

    South Carolina Emergency Preparedness Division (South Carolina State Library, 2002)
    Brochure covering hurricane mitigation and a list of useful items in preparation for a hurricane.
  • SOUTH CAROLINA HURRICANE GUIDE 

    South Carolina Emergency Preparedness Division (South Carolina State Library, 2015)
    A guide covering hurricane mitigation, insurance topics, alert systems, evacuation information (pet care, evacuation routes, shelter locations), and zoning.
  • 2013 South Carolina HURRICANE GUIDE 

    South Carolina Emergency Preparedness Division (South Carolina State Library, 2013)
    A guide covering hurricane mitigation, insurance topics, alert systems, evacuation information (pet care, evacuation routes, shelter locations), and zoning.
  • 2011 South Carolina hurricane guide 

    South Carolina Emergency Preparedness Division (South Carolina State Library, 2011)
    A guide covering hurricane mitigation, insurance topics, alert systems, evacuation information (pet care, evacuation routes, shelter locations), and zoning.
  • 2010 SOUTH CAROLINA Hurricane Guide 

    South Carolina Emergency Preparedness Division (South Carolina State Library, 2010)
    A guide covering hurricane mitigation, insurance topics, alert systems, evacuation information (pet care, evacuation routes, shelter locations), and zoning.
  • 2009 SOUTH CAROLINA HURRICANE GUIDE 

    South Carolina Emergency Preparedness Division (South Carolina State Library, 2009)
    A guide covering hurricane mitigation, insurance topics, alert systems, evacuation information (pet care, evacuation routes, shelter locations), and zoning.
  • HAZMAT HAZARDOUS MATERIALS PLANNING AND RESPONSE IN SOUTH CAROLINA 

    South Carolina Emergency Preparedness Division (South Carolina State Library, 2009)
    Brochure highlighting the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act, the State Emergency Response Commission and Local Emergency Planning Committees.
  • STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA HAZARDS ASSESSMENT 2008 

    South Carolina Emergency Preparedness Division (South Carolina State Library, 2008)
    An assessment of natural and technological hazards in the state. The methodology is taken from the University of South Carolina's Hazards Assessment at the County Level, which can be used by counties as they develop their ...
  • STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA HAZARDS ASSESSMENT 2005 

    South Carolina Emergency Preparedness Division (South Carolina State Library, 2005-06-15)
    An assessment of natural and technological hazards in the state. The methodology is taken from the University of South Carolina's Hazards Assessment at the County Level, which can be used by counties as they develop their ...
  • South Carolina Hazard Mitigation Plan 

    South Carolina Emergency Preparedness Division (South Carolina State Library, 2013-10)
    A mitigation plan for natural and man-made disasters in South Carolina.
  • South Carolina Hazard Mitigation Plan 2010 

    South Carolina Emergency Preparedness Division (South Carolina State Library, 2010)
    A mitigation plan for natural and man-made disasters in South Carolina.

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