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Officials move to act on storms’ lessons

Cuomo calls for emergency management overhaul

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In his State of the State address, Gov. Andrew Cuomo spoke of the need to revamp New York’s emergency management system, saying that last year’s floods had exposed the limitations of the system. Cuomo has tapped Jerry Hauer, an emergency management expert who once served with the U.S. Department of Health, to redesign the state’s emergency response system. Hauer is to establish a new statewide network of municipal and regional emergency responders “to help ensure ...

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