Earthquake Guide Win SC an Award
South Carolina’s Emergency Management Division has been awarded the 2013 Blue Pencil and Gold Screen Award. The Division was given the award for its South Carolina Earthquake guide which is a brochure that contains information on what to do before, during and after one of the South Carolina’s greatest natural vulnerabilities. The award, which is presented by the National Association of Government Communicators, is presented each year to agencies from around the country for excellent in government communications. Since its publication the Guide has been used as a model for other earthquake prone states to develop their own brochures, specifically member states of the Central United States Earthquake Consortium.