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Businesses flooded by Hurricane Florence Businesses surrounded by floodwater are seen in this aerial photograph taken above Kinston, N.C., on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. Record floods covered much of eastern North Carolina in the wake of Hurricane Florence. (Photographer: Alex Wroblewski/Bloomberg)

Over the past couple of years, there have been an abnormally larger number of natural disasters occurring that have resulted in the devastation of entire communities. Right now, California is still undergoing evacuations of areas in the paths of the Camp and Woolsey fires. Not only is the Camp fire now on record as being the most destructive and deadliest fire in California, to date 2018 has been one of the most destructive wildfire seasons on record in the state.

These fires follow on the heels of Hurricanes Maria and Michael, which left devastating effects in Puerto Rico, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.

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