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Resilience

Resilience Planning

The South Carolina Office of Resilience is responsible for developing and implementing a Strategic Statewide Resilience and Risk Reduction Plan. The Plan will identify major flood risks around the state and potential losses that could occur as a result of extreme weather events. The Plan will provide strategies for local governments to implement resilience into their communities in order to mitigate potential flood risks.

SCOR seeks and welcomes public input as resilience planning gets underway. Opportunities for public input will be listed here throughout the process.

Resilience Resources

The resilience planning team has compiled a repository of resilience resources for use by local municipalities and other entities involved in resilience planning. Find those resources here.

Survey: tell us about your experience with flooding

Currently, SCOR is seeking input from citizens around the state about their experiences with flooding in order to better inform the Resilience Plan. Citizens are encouraged to complete this survey to share details about flooding in their areas, and to encourage their communities to complete the survey as well.

Take the survey

 A printable flyer with links to and information about the survey can be accessed below to hang anywhere in your community.

Share the flyer

View the dashboard to see a live report of survey responses collected so far.

View the dashboard


Q&A

Beginning in February 2022, SCOR is asking you to send us your questions about the resilience planning process. Want to know what the implementation of resilience measures in your community could look like? Curious about the different types of flooding? Interested in learning more about green vs. gray infrastructure projects? We want to hear from you. After receiving your questions, the resilience planning team will post monthly video responses answering your questions and discussing resilience topics. These videos will be available to view on our website and social media pages.

Citizens can submit questions via this web form, by sending an email to resilience@scor.sc.gov, or through social media. Please use "Resilience Question" as the subject of the email.


Virtual "Office Hours"

In addition to video Q&A, the team will also hold weekly virtual office hours, accessible via Zoom or by phone, for more in depth discussion about your questions, comments, or concerns about resilience in South Carolina. The schedule and information on how to join is listed below.

Join online: bit.ly/scor-officehours

Join by phone:

  1. Dial 1-929-205-6099
  2. Enter Meeting ID: 829 6527 8738
  3. Enter Passcode: 157789

Schedule

Date Time
February 10 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
February 15 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
February 24 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
March 1 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
March 10 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
March 15 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
March 24 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
March 29 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
April 7 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
April 12 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
April 21 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
April 26 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
May 5 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
May 19 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
May 24 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

 

To learn more about the Strategic Statewide Resilience and Risk Reduction Plan and to read the corresponding legislation, visit the History page.