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Sandy washed away contingency plans across New York region

Saturday, November 3rd, 2012

Over the next several weeks we plan on discussing more robust disaster plans.  Even on 9/11/01 and during the aftermath of the destruction in Lower Manhattan we did not see the kind of interruption of service that we have seen this past week.  How can a business plan for the worst case scenario?  I think that there is a lot we can learn about what worked and what did not during and immediately after hurricane Sandy swept through the East Coast.

The following article discusses some of these issues:

* Wide swath of storm took out backup facilities miles away

Sandy washed away contingency plans across New York region