NY emergency management personnel assisting in Florida’s Hurricane Matthew response


ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced it will be sending emergency management personnel to assist in Florida’s Hurricane Matthew response.

The governor’s office says a team from the state Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services will begin a 14-day deployment on Sunday morning at Florida’s Emergency Operations Center in Tallahassee. Members will provide command and general staff assistance.

“New Yorkers know full well the devastation Mother Nature can cause and just how difficult the aftermath can be,” Governor Cuomo said.

Gov. Cuomo says additional personnel are ready to help in the event they are needed by states affected by the storm.

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