Berkeley Co. and FEMA to host meeting on Hurricane Matthew disaster relief

This NOAA satellite image taken Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 at 12:45 AM EDT shows well defined Hurricane Matthew continuing to slowly move westward at about 7 MPH across the Caribbean. Recent reconnaissance missions have revealed max sustained wind speeds up to 160 MPH, bringing Matthew up to a category 5 hurricane. Some of the outer bands can be seen pushing into Hispaniola, as well as Venezuela and Columbia. Matthew is expected to begin its northward turn over the next few days, largely impacting Jamaica next. (NOAA/Weather Underground via AP)

BONNEAU, S.C. (WCBD) — According to County Supervisor Bill Peagler, Berkeley County Government and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in coordination with community partners, will be hosting a Hurricane Matthew Disaster Relief Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, December 6, 2016.

The meeting will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the First Baptist Church of Bonneau, located at 108 West Church Street in Bonneau.

Representatives from Berkeley County Government, FEMA, the United States Small Business Administration (SBA), the State of South Carolina, nonprofit organizations and other local community organizations are scheduled to provide information on the types of assistance available to survivors of Hurricane Matthew.

Anyone with questions about the meeting, are asked to call the Berkeley County Emergency Preparedness Department at 843-719-4366.

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