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2019 South Carolina Drought Tabletop Exercise

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SC Emergency Operations Center

2779 Fish Hatchery Rd

West Columbia, SC 29712

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Following on the success of the 2017 Drought Tabletop Exercise, the SC State Climatology Office in collaboration with the Carolinas Integrated Sciences & Assessments (CISA) team, the SC Water Resources Center, and the SC Emergency Management Division will host a second Drought Tabletop Exercise on Wednesday, July 24th, at the Emergency Operations Center.

During the event, participants will be introduced to intensifying drought scenarios to learn about their roles and responsibilities in drought response and planning, and to ensure that they have the support they need to fulfill the tasks.


Objectives

1. Exercise the South Carolina drought monitoring and response process.

2. Identify gaps in existing processes and prioritize follow-up actions.

3. Increase awareness of participants’ roles and responsibilities for drought response and planning within their agencies and organizations.


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Who should participate

Members of the Drought Response Committee, emergency managers, water managers, and others with responsibility for drought monitoring and response.

Date and Time
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM EDT
Lunch will be provided

Location
SC Emergency Operations Center
2779 Fish Hatchery Road
West Columbia, SC 29712


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South Carolina’s drought response and planning resources is available at www.scdrought.com/planning.html.

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