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Hurricane Matthew Recovery Assistance

Hurricane Matthew Recovery Assistance

The Grand Strand area was hit hard by Hurricane Matthew and many of our neighbors and friends continue to be impacted by the storm damage as well as resulting flooding.  With many Horry County businesses still assessing damage and determining their recovery plans, the following links may be beneficial for business owners and operators.  If the MBREDC or its staff can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us at (843) 347-4604.


Disaster –

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved Horry County for Individual Assistance, which can include money for temporary rental assistance and essential home repairs for primary homes, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property loses and other programs to help survivors recover from the effects of the disaster.


FEMA – Hurricane Matthew Recovery Site – South Carolina specific information


Disaster Loans with the US Small Business Administration -


2-1-1 One-Stop resource for finding assistance.  This resource is run by the United Way of Horry County and is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by calling 211.  You can also reach the United Way of Horry County at (866) 892-9211


South Carolina Department of Commerce’s Disaster Recovery Assistance Website


Looking to Volunteer or Donate? 

Hurricane Matthew Relief Fund – The funds collected for the “Help the Grand Strand” disaster recovery fund will be used for human services that are currently unmet, enabling the residents of Horry & Georgetown Counties to recover as quickly as possible. 

American Red Cross – (843) 477-0020 – Seeking donations and volunteers

Salvation Army – (843) 488-2769 – Seeking donations
Catholic Charities – (855) 377-1357 – Seeking donations and volunteers
IMPACT Ministries – (843) 915-5908 – Need disaster assistance or want to volunteer to help?

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