Hurricane season is June 1st - November 30th These pictures of the destruction of the islands and surrounding areas following Hurricane Hugo in 1989 remind us to be aware of the importance of emergency preparedness. FEMA TOOL KIT Housing Assistance (IHP Fact Sheet) SC Registration Flyer for Disaster Aid Fact Sheet - Public Assistance Hazard Mitigation Grant Program Fact Sheet Help After Disaster - Applicants Guide Sequence of Delivery - Individual and Household Programs South Carolina Flood SBA Assistance Hurricane Re-entry Sticker Information Documents Disaster Preparedness Plan (34kb) Hurricane Checklist (20kb) Hurricane General Information (27kb) What to Do to Prepare for an Emergency(15kb) Links Charleston County Government Charleston County Hurricane Guide Evacuation Routes Charleston Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Flood Mitigation Medical Care Local Hospitals Emergency Medicine, Family Practice A Doctor on Call 1202-A Palm Boulevard Isle of Palms, South Carolina 29451 843-886-4402 Emergency Animal Care Veterinary Medical Care 930 Pine Hollow Road Mount Pleasant, South Carolina 29464 843-216-7554 Emergency Preparedness Trivia June 1961 - Thirty-four residents of Isle of Palms and Sullivan's Island met to adopt an active Civil Defense Program. Classes were held at the Isle of Palms Exchange Club. Alderman George P. Chaconas, Chairman of the City's Civil Defense and Disaster Committee urged a representative from each family to attend the classes in order to prepare for disasters such as hurricanes, first aid, transportation emergency evacuations due to natural disasters. A siren was purchased and installed near city hall to warn residents of emergencies. A second siren was installed on the North end of the island. The sirens were used to alert residents of hurricanes and attacks.