Published On: Mon, Jan 8th, 2018

Hurricanes, wildfires made 2017 the most costly U.S. disaster year on record

Hurricanes, wildfires made 2017 the most costly U.S. disaster year on record

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria combined with devastating western wildfires and other natural disasters to make 2017 the most expensive year on record, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported Monday. The disasters caused $306 billion in total damage in 2017, during with 16 separate events caused more than $1 billion in damage each. The record-breaking year raises […]

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