To understand what the aftermath of a disaster like Hurricane Sandy can do to a credit union look no further than the $1.8 billion Municipal Credit Union. In the difficult days following the super storm, MCU members became increasingly frustrated and furious, sharply criticizing the New York credit union for what they said were serious lapses and missteps in its disaster recovery efforts.

While Hurricane Sandy had a major impact on many credit union operations throughout New York’s tri-state area, knocking out power to millions and leaving behind widespread devastation, disaster recovery experts said the MCU experience is a case study that highlights major lessons that credit unions should learn from and avoid.

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