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Disaster Recovery: Home

A short guide of resources to help libraries and individuals in disaster emergencies, particularly the South Carolina 2015 Flood recovery. The guide is also useful for schools and civic organizations.

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Total Precipitation

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Local Services

The University of South Carolina Psychology Services Center is now offering brief and ongoing mental health services to families impacted by the flood

The SC Bar is providing free legal assistance to flood victims.  Flood victims facing legal issues who are unable to afford a lawyer may call 1-877-797-2227 ext. 120 (toll-free) or (803) 576-3815 (local) between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, to request assistance. 

South Carolina Emergency Management Division - Donations and Volunteers:
The South Carolina Emergency Management Division has an updated list of needed items, and contact information for charitable organizations around the state that are in need of donations and volunteers.

United Way - South Carolina Flood Assistance Information and Resources Available:
United Way has a daily-updated resource guide for flood assistance information and resources available.

Richland Library - Midlands Emergency Resources:
Flood assistance and resources for the Midlands community

Charleston County Public Library - Flood Recovery Resources:
Information includes resources for the Lowcountry on giving and receiving assistance.

FEMA Disaster Assistance

Additional Links

Updates on Dams

Before & After the Flood

SC State Library Information:

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