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Red Cross Emergency Shelters:

  • Pleasant Hill Elementary School, 127 School House Drive (Hwy 513)


While emergency shelters provide a safe place to stay and minimal food, specialty items for infants and individuals on restricted diets may not be available. It may take several days until permission is given by local authorities to re-enter an evacuated area.

Bring these items with you to a shelter:

  • First aid kit
  • Prescription medications (for a week)
  • Baby food and diapers (for a week)
  • Cards
  • Games
  • Books
  • Toiletries (for a week)
  • Battery-powered radio and extra batteries
  • Flashlight and batteries
  • Blankets or sleeping bags
  • Identification and valuable papers (copies of insurance papers, passports and other essential documents)


Transportation to an emergency shelter will be provided on a limited basis if you have no other means to get to a shelter. Call the Georgetown County Emergency Management Division for information on when transportation will become available.

Pick-up points are:

  • Food Lion - Hwy. 707 and Hwy 17 (760 Mink Avenue), Murrells Inlet
  • Waccamaw Middle School - 320 Wildcat Way, Pawleys Island
  • Waccamaw Elementary School - 1364 Waverly Road, Pawleys Island
  • St. Mary´s AME Church - 8833 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island
  • Tractor Supply Company - 1295 North Fraser Street, Georgetown
  • Food Lion - 2234 South Fraser Street (Maryville), Georgetown
  • St. Cyprian’s Catholic Church - 1905 Front St., Georgetown, SC