South Carolina Hurricane Ian (DR-4677)
Hurricane Ian began pounding South Carolina on September 23, 2022, before finally making landfall on September 25, 2022. On November 21, 2022, President Biden declared a major disaster.
People in the following counties are eligible to receive federal disaster assistance:
For the complete whitehouse.gov press release, please click here.
A toll-free legal aid hotline is available to South Carolina victims of storm-related damage as a result of Hurricane Ian in the recently declared disaster areas of Charleston, Georgetown and Horry counties.
Hurricane survivors facing legal issues who are unable to afford a lawyer may call 1-877-797-2227 ext. 120 (toll-free) or (803) 576-3815 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays to request assistance. When connected to the hotline, callers should identify that they are seeking disaster-
related legal assistance, provide brief details of the assistance needed and in which disaster-declared county they are located. Individuals who qualify for assistance will be matched with South Carolina lawyers who have volunteered to provide free legal assistance.
For more information, please see the complete press release here.