Emergency training to be held at Binghamton University

By Nicky Hickling

Emergency training to be held at Binghamton University

March 12, 2014 Updated Mar 12, 2014 at 4:52 PM EDT

(WBNG Binghamton) Governor Andrew Cuomo, State Senator Thomas Libous, Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo and Broome County Executive Debbie Preston announced a Citizen Preparedness Training Program will be held at Binghamton University.

The two hour event will be held at the Events Center on Saturday, March 15 at 10:00 a.m.

Organizers say the goal is to provide citizens with the tools they need to be ready and able to help their families and neighbors during emergencies.

Training sessions will be led by the New York National Guard, working with experts from the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services’ Office of Emergency Management and Office of Fire Prevention and Control.

All training sessions will be coordinated with local county emergency management personnel.

All participants must register in advance here .

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