Hurricane Recovery News

24 Oct Hurricane Recovery News

The neighborhoods that received the most damage to structures in order are:

· Royal Oaks
· Mossy Oaks
· West End
· Higginsonville
· Hermitage

Total Damage Assessment to date—176 structures
69% received a green placard, minor damage
28% yellow placard, moderate damage
3% red placard, Unsafe to Occupy. 5 structures; 3 were vacant

 

Hurricane Recovery News
FEMA Inspectors have arrived in Beaufort County.  They will be out and about for the undetermined future.  Some will be in FEMA Blue Shirts and some will be in regular street clothes.  ALL will carry appropriate FEMA Identification.  They will be doing damage assessments, housing inspections for applicants, and other work. If there is any doubt, ask for identification.  If there remains doubt, contact the County Emergency Management office at (843) 255-4007, or Pamela Cobb at the Beaufort County Disaster Recovery office at (843) 255-2721 or pcobb@bcgov.net.

Click here for a press release regarding the County debris removal program.

Click here for an update regarding Beaufort County Convenience Centers.

Click here for a press release regarding assistance to pet owners.

Please contact me with any questions.

Thank you.

Libby Anderson
(843) 525-7012

 

Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce Offers 
Beaufort Gets Back To Business Discussion 

Beaufort, S.C. (October 19, 2016): The Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce will host a Beaufort Gets Back to Business discussion on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. at the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce office (701 Craven Street, Beaufort). The featured topic will be insurance in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew.
A panel of insurance industry leaders will be the featured speakers. The discussion will cover information on the impact of insurance costs for your business going forward, and how to maximize insurance payments for storm-related damage.
The Beaufort Chamber remains committed to businesses in helping them recover from Hurricane Matthew as quickly and efficiently as possible.
Business owners are encouraged to attend this worthwhile and educational discussion. The event is free and open to the public. To register, please email carolyn@beaufortsc.org or call (843)525-8500.
For more information, visit www.beaufortchamber.org or call (843)525-8500.
About the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce
The Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce exists to manage and build capacity for continual community growth by advocating for a pro-business environment and building quality workforce development in order to enrich the region’s quality of life. To support its mission and vision, the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce will continue to focus its efforts in the following pillars of emphasis: tourism, military enhancement, member services and business advocacy, economic development, and education/workforce and leadership development. The Chamber provides business growth and learning opportunities to help businesses be more productive and profitable, as well as advocacy and community development initiatives to build a favorable business climate, creating the preferred community to invest, prosper and enjoy.


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