Officials hold citizen preparedness program

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) — Several officials came together Saturday to help educate the public on how to respond to natural disasters.

Governor Andrew Cuomo was joined by Assemblyman John Ceretto, Senator George Maziarz, and Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster to host the event. After big flooding last year, officials wanted to ensure people were prepared for anything.

Everyone who attended was given a New York State Disaster Preparedness Kit with items to help them in the event of a disaster. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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