ETV at a Glance
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S.C. Emergency Management Division
ETV partners with SC EMD to broadcast emergency alert messages that originate from the State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC). ETV also broadcasts state office closings as the Media of Record during inclement weather on ETV and ETV Radio. ETV provides staff to maintain the press pool coverage at the SEOC during emergencies. Tower space is provided to EMD for the Local Government Radio (LGR) system at six ETV towers.
The mission of the South Carolina Emergency Management Division is to develop, coordinate, and lead the state emergency management program, enabling effective preparation for, and efficient response to, emergencies and disasters in order to save lives, reduce human suffering and reduce property loss. To accomplish this mission, the South Carolina Emergency Management Division:
- Develops plans and procedures to ensure the highest levels of mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery.
- Maintains a comprehensive, risked-based, multi-hazard emergency management and training program.
- Coordinates federal, state, and local resources for mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery operations.
SC EMD Headquarters, 2779 Fish Hatchery Road, West Columbia, SC 29172, Telephone 803-737-8500