***PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS FREE SERVICE IS A MEMBER-ONLY INCENTIVE***
In the event of an emergency that requires an evacuation, MASC distributes DASH passes to member companies that allow for re-entry / movement within our region. If you are in need of DASH passes, please complete the form at the bottom of the page or email a file listing essential employee names and titles to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Passes are valid for ONE YEAR, beginning with the June 1st start of hurricane season.
EMERGENCY INFORMATION CENTER
The Maritime Association of SC is proud to be a business partner of Emergency Responders in the region.
In the event of a natural or man-made disaster or incident that results in a disruption to port operations, a port closure or area evacuation, MASC will help disseminate information to maritime community members in an effort to get operations up and running again as quickly and efficiently as possible. In such a scenario always check our News tab and Emergency Blast Emails for updates.
We recommend all businesses become familiar with the resource links below in case of a hurricane or evacuation.
MARITIME ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH CAROLINA
FOR THE MARITIME COMMERCE & LOGISTICS SECTOR
COTP HURRICANE PORT PLAN
SOUTH CAROLINA PREPAREDNESS
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT INFORMATION
PLANNING AND PREPAREDNESS
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reports that 61% of Americans have not created or practiced an emergency plan, even though 80% of Americans live in counties that have experienced natural disasters.
For small businesses, lack of Emergency Planning and Preparedness could result in financial catastrophe.
Use this link to review tips for emergency preparedness on a budget to ensure you are prepared when disaster strikes.