Weather and Climate Disasters Take Toll.

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Fifteen weather and climate disaster events, each causing losses of at least $1 billion, hit the United States last year. That's according to data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Centers for Environmental Information, which at press time had tracked such events through Oct. 7. The events, which resulted in 282 deaths, included a drought, affecting three states; a freeze, affecting nine states; and a wildfire affecting eight states; two floods, affecting 13 states...

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