INFO FROM GOVERNOR CUOMO'S OFFICE
On Tuesday, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the deployment of additional resources from the New York National Guard to assist with rescue efforts in Texas as Hurricane Harvey continues to sweep the region. In total, Governor Cuomo has deployed a total of 119 Airmen, three HH-60 Pavehawk rescue helicopters, two HC-130 search and rescue aircraft and several boats and watercraft. Additionally, a Regional Medical Plans Officer will depart for Texas on Thursday to assist with the evacuation and transportation of patients from area hospitals.
Since arriving in Texas, the members of the 106th Rescue Wing have rescued 345 individuals.