The goal of the Horry County Flood Resilience Plan is to identify long-term strategies that will reduce flood risks and vulnerabilities along the Waccamaw and Pee Dee Rivers and the Intracoastal Waterway in unincorporated Horry County.
A number of areas in the County have experienced repetitive loss or severe repetitive loss due to flooding from hurricanes, severe storms, or prolonged rain events. Federal Buyout programs offer homeowners a means of moving out of harm’s way on a voluntary basis. Each program is grant-based, and has different requirements.
To learn more about available buyout programs in Horry County, please select the option below that best applies to you:
Socastee Focus Area SC Disaster Recovery Office (DRO) Buyout program
Properties not in Socastee FEMA Flood Mitigation Assistance Program
Properties valued at more than $250,000, owners must have flood insurance
Report State Agency Fraud (Office of the Inspector General)
To report fraud, waste, abuse, mismanagement, or misconduct within or involving a state agency, call the State Inspector General at 1-855-723-7283 (1-855-SC-Fraud), or visit the State Inspector General's website to file a complaint online.
Submit your pictures and comments
If you experienced flood damage following any recent storm event or if you experience other types of flooding like flash flooding or localized flooding, please help us add that data to the plan by sharing your pictures and comments with us. Email your photos and comments to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Share the survey
If you haven't already, you can complete the Resiliency Plan survey here at this link. Please share this survey with community members you know may have been impacted who were unable to attend the public meetings in October.
Sign up for updates
If you would like to receive regular updates on the Horry County Resiliency Project via email, please sign up using the form below. If you have any additional questions about the development of the plan or want to share your pictures or comments, you can reach us at email@example.com.