Published On: Mon, Jan 8th, 2018

Extreme hurricanes and wildfires made 2017 the most costly U.S. disaster year on record

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Extreme hurricanes and wildfires made 2017 the most costly U.S. disaster year on record

This story has been updated. Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria combined with devastating Western wildfires and other natural catastrophes to make 2017 the most expensive year on record for disasters in the United States, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported Monday. The disasters caused $306 billion in total damage in 2017, with 16 events that caused […]

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