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Disaster Response

Disaster Response Coordinator
Matt Brodie

Upcoming ERT Training

Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018

ERT Basic Class – John Wesley UMC, 626 Savannah Highway, Charleston. Contact: Ed Carson at 843-817-0629 or edmundcarson@gmail.com. 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Fee: $35, which includes manual, shirt, cap and badge. Renewal fee: $10.

Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018

Quarterly Training Event – Mt. Horeb UMC, 1205 Old Cherokee Road, Lexington. Contact is Billy Robinson at 803-486-3781 or ert@umcsc.org

  • ERT Basic: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fee: $35, which includes manual, shirt, cap and badge.
  • Chainsaw Safety: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Fee: $10
  • ERT Team Leader: 2:30-5:30 p.m. Fee: $10
  • Muck-Out: 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Fee: $10
  • Critical Incident Stress Management: 2-5:30 p.m. Fee: $10

You must complete the ERT Basic class before taking any other class.


You can register for the ERT trainings online by clicking here.


Conference Disaster Response Plan

District Disaster Response Coordinators

Sample Local Church Disaster Response Plan

Local Church Disaster Response Coordinator Suggested Job Description

Emergency Preparation checklist

Church Shelter liability release form

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District Disaster Response Coordinators

UMCSC District Disaster Response Coordinators Anderson District Danny Thompson 864-280-9336 an_disasterresponse@umcsc.org Charleston District David Phillips 843-608-8126 ch_disasterresponse@umcsc.org Columbia Tony Rowell 803-463-8975 co_disasterresponse@umcsc.org Shay Long 803-309-3842 sllong@umcsc.org Florence Jerry Dicks 843-625-0722 fl_disasterresponse@umcsc.org Greenwood Mike Evans 864-358-9106 gw_disasterresponse@umcsc.org Greenville Nathan Welch 864-505-3754 gv_disasterresponse@umcsc.org Hartsville Cornelius Nanton 843-256-3390 ha_disasterresponse@umcsc.org Marion Randy Bowers 843-606-0870 ma_disasterresponse@umcsc.org Orangeburg Frank Copeland 864-993-6273 or_disasterresponse@umcsc.org …

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Flood Recovery

UPDATED: 03-29-2017 If you need assistance call our Disaster Response Hotline 1-800-390-4911 or email screcovery@umcsc.org     To volunteer, contact screcovery@umcsc.org or 803-888-3051.   Algunas maneras sobre cómo te podemos ayudar. When disaster strikes, The United Methodist Church is dedicated to helping those recover and get their lives back. From Early Response Teams to long-term recovery, the people of The …

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