Charleston County to Host Free Natural Hazards Awareness Expo
Charleston County Government will host a community expo to educate citizens about natural hazards, new flood maps, the importance of flood insurance, and what to do before during and after a disaster.
Friday, August 10 from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 11 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Charleston Area Convention Center
5000 Coliseum Drive, North Charleston, S.C. 29418
Free Admission, Free Parking
Citizens will be able to talk with employees from Emergency Management, 9-1-1 Consolidated Dispatch, Charleston County Building Inspection Services, National Weather Service and flood insurance experts about natural hazards in the Lowcountry. There will also be various training classes, presentations, and a kid’s zone.
Citizens are encouraged to bring their elevation certificate to the expo and representatives from Charleston County Building Services will assist in looking up property with the new flood maps.