MADISON, Wis. – While it is still too early to have any figuresin terms of claim amounts in the aftermath of Hurricane Charley,CUNA Mutual Media Relations Manager Phil Tschudy says that so farmost damage reports include wind damage to building interiors,water damage and power outages. One credit union that appears tohave sustained the most severe damage is Lee County Postal CU inFort Meyers as a result of roof damage to its sponsor's building.Tschudy says at this point no other losses have been reportedoutside of Florida. “We did attempt to contact credit unions sinceFriday as we were aware of this and anticipated there would be somedamage following the storm,” said Tschudy. “It is a serioussituation and we're ready to do all we can to help credit unionsthere.” With field staff and an independent catastrophe claims teamalready based onsite, CUNA Mutual did not have to send anyadditional staff to Southwestern Florida. CUNA Mutual alsoactivated its Disaster Response Team, which is available 24 hours aday, seven days a week and can be reached toll free at (800)637-2676.

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