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Cuomo sending additional personnel, aircraft to Texas

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Governor Andrew Cuomo is sending additional resources to assist in the Hurricane Harvey response in Texas.

A search and rescue aircraft carrying more than 15 airmen will arrive at Fort Hood in Texas later Tuesday afternoon. On Thursday, a Regional Medical Plans Officer will leave for Texas to assist with the evacuation and transportation of patients from area hospitals.

These resources are in addition to the three helicopters, one crop plane, 24 para-rescue personnel, and 106 members of the New York Air National Guard that were deployed Monday.

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