Things You Should Know About Hurricanes

When it comes to Hurricanes you really can’t know too much. With social media being front and center these days it’s easy to get wrong information. Hurricane season lasts from May 1st through November 30. At the time of this writing Hurricane Irma is approaching Florida and is threatening to come up the coast, passing along coastal SC.

You need to trust your source when it comes to important subjects like approaching hurricanes. Following are some links to reliable sites that are full of information you should know about Hurricanes in SC.

SC Hurricane Guide:
http://www.scemd.org/component/content/article/26-guides-and-brochures/142-south-carolina-hurricane-guide Horry County Emergency Management:
http://www.horrycounty.org/Departments/EmergencyManagement.aspx Travel information from SCDOT:
http://www.511sc.org/ Emergency Shelters:
http://scemd.org/shelters-rss Know Your Zone for Evacuation:
http://www.scemd.org/knowyourzone How to Protect Your Home
http://doi.sc.gov/documentcenter/view/7466 Citizens with Functional Needs:
http://www.scemd.org/planandprepare/preparedness/functional-needs Emergency Planning for Pets:
http://www.scemd.org/planandprepare/preparedness/preparefor Red Cross:
http://www.redcross.org/get-help/how-to-prepare-for-emergencies/types-of-emergencies

Where to Report Yourself as Safe and Well:
https://safeandwell.communityos.org/cms/index.php

Any questions about your vacation stay with Beachcomber Vacations can be addressed by calling us at 1-800-334-3798. Please stay safe and watch out for your neighbors during this difficult time.

 

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