Thursday, September 3, 2015

43% of U.S. homes are at high risk of natural disaster. Just look at the map.

Get Ready. It can happen to you.
The following article by Catey Hill for Market is just more evidence of what I have always said. You Need To Prep! 43% of U.S. homes are at high risk of natural disaster and the rest are still at some risk. So get moving and get ready.

Four hurricanes are currently brewing in the Pacific and Atlantic. Wildfires have ravaged more than 8 million acres in the U.S. in 2015 alone. And in just the first two weeks of May this year, nearly 150 tornadoes touched down in the U.S.
Many American homeowners might still be surprised at the risk their home faces of getting hit by a natural disaster in the near future. A report released on Thursday by real estate research firm RealtyTrac found that 43% of U.S. homes and condos — that’s a total of 35.8 million homes — are at a high risk or very high risk of at least one type of natural disaster. The report examined 2,318 counties nationwide and assigned each a score of natural disaster risk score from 0 to 300 based on their risk of wildfire, hurricane, flood, tornado and earthquake; the higher the score the higher the risk of natural disaster.

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