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    Guide to Emergency Preparedness

    View HHI Guide for Emergency Preparedness.

    In the Lowcountry, we are vulnerable to a variety of hazards including hurricanes, tornadoes, flooding, earthquakes, wildfires, hazardous materials incidents, terrorism, power outages, and resource shortages. These types of events affect thousands of citizens across the country annually with significant financial impacts and tragic losses. We have the ability to reduce the impact on ourselves and our community.

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    Find all Hilton Head Island Emergency Medical Services.

    Flooding in the Town of Hilton Head Island may be caused by a number of naturally occurring events including hurricanes, storm surge, high tides and heavy rains. Being prepared is the best defense against damage from flooding and other disasters.