emergency management

Photographer: Brian Burt

The University at Albany has launched a new bachelor’s degree program in emergency preparedness, homeland security and cybersecurity.

WAMC's Brian Shields spoke with Massachusetts Rep. Richard Neal this afternoon for an update on storm preparations and response.

WAMC’s Patrick Donges spoke with Dutchess County New York Executive Mark Molinaro for an update on how officials are preparing for the storm.


WAMC’s Patrick Donges spoke with Connecticut State Police spokesman Lieutenant J. Paul Vance for an update on what Connecticut emergency officials are doing to prepare for Sandy’s imminent landfall and what they are advising for the public over the next 24 to 48 hours.

Delaware County was one of the areas hit hard by floods last year after Hurricane Irene. The Delaware County town of Middletown includes two incorporated villages — Margaretville and Fleischmanns — and the hamlets of Arkville, Clovesville, Dunraven, Halcottsville, Kelly Corners and New Kingston. Middletown Supervisor Marge Miller tells WAMC’s Patrick Donges what town and county officials are expecting and how they are preparing for the storm.