Doing Business Better: Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane season is upon us, and South Carolina is known to be the most vulnerable to hurricanes and tropical storms. Tune in as we learn how our region prepares for and responds to potential storms and the importance of having a business continuity plan. In Doing Business Better on July 22, attendees gained an overview of the history, background and use of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) day-to-day operations and as well as response to potential activations.

Attendees learned:

  • How Charleston County coordinates regional operations through the EOC
  • How to access information from the County during an EOC activation
  • County Re-entry process for businesses following an evacuation
  • Lessons learned from recent storms
  • Best practices to prepare your business and employees for this hurricane season

Featured Speakers:

  • Scott Cave, Principal Consultant, Verizon Business Professional Services
  • Shannon Scaff, Director, Emergency Management, City of Charleston
  • Lori Kidwell, Emergency Management Specialist, Charleston County

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