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Haley, Team South Carolina planning for Tri-County flood event Wednesday

Flooding on Annette Drive in Goose Creek in early October. (Photo Source: User submitted) Flooding on Annette Drive in Goose Creek in early October. (Photo Source: User submitted)
Damage along Gross Avenue in Moncks Corner. (Pic by Norm Lewis) Damage along Gross Avenue in Moncks Corner. (Pic by Norm Lewis)
Haley said Monday the state is moving from a response to recovery operation. (Photo Source: WIS) Haley said Monday the state is moving from a response to recovery operation. (Photo Source: WIS)
GOOSE CREEK, SC (WCSC) -

Gov. Nikki Haley's flood response team will visit Goose Creek on Wednesday for the next flood relief event for residents of Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester Counties.

At the event, which will be open Wednesday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Goose Creek Community Center at 519A North Goose Creek Blvd., residents will be able to:

  • Register for financial assistance from FEMA
  • Apply for disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration
  • Learn more about repairing and flood proofing their home from FEMA
  • Get information about assistance for farmers with crop losses or damage from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency
  • Apply for unemployment benefits from the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce
  • Apply for food and financial assistance from the S.C. Department of Social Services
  • Get information about mental health and other healthcare services from the S.C. Department of Mental Health and the S.C. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Get help with insurance claims from the S.C. Department of Insurance
  • Receive a free kit to test well water from the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control
  • Receive a free tetanus shot from the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control

A similar help center operated Monday in Kingstree until 2 p.m. on Monday at the Williamsburg Recreation Center on Thurgood Marshall Highway in Kingstree. Haley toured disaster areas and met with those affected in Williamsburg and Florence counties Monday.

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