WHEREAS, high winds, excessive rainfall, and flooding as a result of Hurricane Fran have caused extensive damage within the State of North Carolina; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to interstate emergency assistance agreements between the States of South Carolina and North Carolina executed pursuant to Section 25-9-10, et seq. South Carolina Code of Laws, the State of South Carolina has offered North Carolina the assistance of South Carolina's emergency management personnel and resources; and
WHEREAS, the State of North Carolina has requested the assistance of the South Carolina National Guard to respond to the needs of North Carolina citizens who have been impacted by Hurricane Fran.
NOW, THEREFORE, by virtue of the power and authority vested in me as Governor, pursuant to the Constitution and Statutes of the State of South Carolina, I hereby order that the South Carolina Adjutant General call to State Active Duty any personnel and equipment of the South Carolina National Guard
as are determined, in coordination with the Governor of North Carolina, necessary to support civilian authorities during the period of emergency in the State of North Carolina. The Executive Order shall be effective for a period of 30 days unless earlier rescinded.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS 11TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 1996
DAVID M. BEASLEY
James M. Miles
Secretary of State
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