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The 10 Most Disaster-Prone States in the U.S.

U.S. News & World Report Logo By Megan Trimble of U.S. News & World Report | Slide 1 of 12: Natural disasters come in many forms – from fires and floods to menacing earthquakes, tornadoes and more.Mother Nature doesn't leave any state unscathed, but some are tested time and time again. MoneyWise Editor-in-Chief Doug Whiteman analyzed presidential natural disaster declarations dating back 65 years to determine America's most disaster-prone states. The records included declarations up to June 2018.Here are the 10 most frequently hit by disaster, according to the analysis.

States Struck by Disaster

Natural disasters come in many forms – from fires and floods to menacing earthquakes, tornadoes and more.

Mother Nature doesn't leave any state unscathed, but some are tested time and time again.

MoneyWise Editor-in-Chief Doug Whiteman analyzed presidential natural disaster declarations dating back 65 years to determine America's most disaster-prone states. The records included declarations up to June 2018.

Here are the 10 most frequently hit by disaster, according to the analysis.
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