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Two luxury high-rise condominiums under construction in the Coconut Grove area in Miami. Experts say the risk of catastrophic destruction hasn’t grown along with new development in Florida because builders are doing a better job of making structures hurricane-resistant. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Florida’s coastal communities have added 1.5 million new residents and almost a half-million new homes in the last decade, but the risk of catastrophic destruction hasn’t grown along with the new development, says the Miami Herald.

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