Friday - September 25, 2009
About This Show
Mayor Joe Riley of Charleston recounts the landfall of Hugo, 20 years ago. He also talks with Dr. Edgar about preparing for the next hurricane that makes land in the Lowcountry, and the impact such a storm could have on dense coastal development. Charles Platt, the new head of the SC Emergency Preparedness Division, and SCEMD Chief of Preparedness Jon Boettcher will talk about the role the agency plays in preparedness and disaster response. And Dr. Susan Cutter, director of USC’s Hazards and Vulnerability Research Institute, will discuss with Dr. Edgar the current level of preparedness statewide for the next big natural disaster.