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Preliminary Peak Stage and Streamflow Data at Selected USGS Streamgaging Stations for the South Carolina Flood of October 2015

By Toby D. Feaster, John M. Shelton, and Jeanne C. Robbins

Posted on: October, 21 2015

Heavy rainfall occurred across South Carolina during
October 1-5, 2015, as a result of an upper atmospheric
low-pressure system that funneled tropical moisture from
Hurricane Joaquin into the State. The storm caused major
flooding from the central to the coastal areas of South
Carolina.

Out of State Resources: Cleaning Your Well and Septic After a Flood

By University of Minnesota Extension

Posted on: October, 16 2015

This resource is a video that demonstrates how to clean your well and septic after a flood event.

Out of State Resources: Providing Emotional and Physical Support: Helping the Helpers in Times of Crisis

By Sean Brotherson

Posted on: October, 16 2015

This resource reviews how you can help others, specificially the “helpers” post-disaster. It discusses how to provide emotional and physical support.

Out of State Resources: When Crisis Becomes Chronic

By Sean Brotherson

Posted on: October, 16 2015

This article explains how experiencing a disaster can become a chronic health issue. It reviews what prolonged stress is and how an individual can enter the recovery process.

Out of State Resources: A Flood of Emotions

By Sean Brotherson

Posted on: October, 16 2015

This resource provides a brief overview of emotions that individuals may experience post-disaster. This includes topics of emotional responses, coping, how to help others, and more.

Out of State Resources: Dealing with Stress after a Disaster

By Sean Brotherson

Posted on: October, 16 2015

This resource provides a brief overview of how to deal with stress after disaster. It offers tips on recognizing symptoms of family stress and gives a list of tips to handle stress.

Out of State Resources: Preventing Undesirable Effects of Stress And Promoting the Thrill of Effectively Managing Stress

By North Dakota State University Extension

Posted on: October, 16 2015

A bullet pointed handout that reviews how to prevent the effects of stress.

Out of State Resources: Dealing with Disaster Reaction: Tips for Effective Communication

By North Dakota State University Extension

Posted on: October, 16 2015

A webinar on how to handle the stressful period post-disaster. It focuses on tips for effective communication.

Federal Resources: Septic Systems - What to Do after the Flood

By EPA

Posted on: October, 16 2015

This resource provides information on what to do with a flooded septic system. It provides the information in a comprehensive question and answer format.

Out of State Resource: Flood Recovery

By New York State Emergency Management

Posted on: October, 16 2015

This resource gives a brief overview of what to expect when returning to a flooded home. It discusses hygiene, mold, cleanup, garbage disposal, and how to saftely handle standing water.