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April 26, 2013

10 costliest disasters in history

The rule of thumb is that every dollar spent on preparedness saves $4 in recovery costs, according to a report by the National Institute of Building Sciences’ Mutihazard Mitigation Council. That’s $4 taxpayers won’t have to spend. Take a look back at the 10 most expensive disasters in U.S. history and what they cost us.

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