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10 States Most at Risk Of Disaster

1. Louisiana

Types of Disasters (2001-2010): 7 hurricanes, 2 tropical storms, severe weather

Estimated Insured Property Loss: $31.9 billion

• Louisianna has the unfortunate distinction of being the most disaster-prone state in the nation, largely because of Hurricane Katrina, which was the costliest disaster in U.S. history.

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Melissa Breyer

Melissa Breyer is a writer and editor with a background in sustainable living, specializing in food, science and design. She is the co-author of True Food (National Geographic) and has edited and written for regional and international books and periodicals, including The New York Times Magazine. Melissa lives in Brooklyn, NY.

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1:35PM PDT on Apr 1, 2014

Interesting list. Thank you.

7:31PM PDT on Mar 31, 2014

Thank you!

6:32AM PDT on Mar 20, 2014

Thanks for sharing

9:10AM PST on Mar 4, 2014

Yes I am trying to get to 1 not 11 xx

9:09AM PST on Mar 4, 2014

I can't get past 10!!!

12:22AM PST on Jan 20, 2014

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10:46PM PST on Jan 16, 2014

Scary stuff.

1:07AM PST on Jan 10, 2014

TY

9:42AM PST on Jan 8, 2014

I don't think any State is safe.

7:31AM PST on Dec 29, 2013

Half the state is below sea level, so close to the gulf or any large body of water spells disaster for the poor people of la. .

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