Hurricane-driven storm-surge inundation is one of the most disastrous natural flooding events that can occur. With billions of dollars in property damage and countless lives lost to storm surge, the U.S. in recent years has seen more than its fair share of destruction produced by these natural catastrophes.

CoreLogic examined the exposure of single residential structures (homes) to storm surge within 10 predefined geographic areas in the U.S. The figures used reflect current structure value and do not consider replacement costs, contents, auto, life, and business interruption.

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