Disaster Preparedness

Kiawah Island is a barrier island and, as such, is particularly susceptible to damage from severe weather and natural disasters like hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, and earthquakes.  Being prepared and informed is important.


Sign up for the Town’s emergency notification system CodeRED.  CodeRED is used to communicate to residents in emergency situations or critical community alerts. CodeRED is typically reserved for short evacuation related messages sent with only pertinent information.


Sign up for the Town’s email notification  The Town’s Emergency Notifications email distribution list will send detailed notifications to your inbox during all emergency events. This list is not the same as CodeRED.