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Much like 2017, 2018 was a historic year for natural catastrophes. Combined, the two are now the costliest years on record back-to-back, totaling $653 billion in global economic losses, according to Aon's Weather, Climate & Catastrophe Insight Report.

In their 2018 Natural Hazard Report, experts at CoreLogic break down just what exactly occurred in 2018, where it happened, and what it all means.

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Danielle Ling

Danielle Ling is an experienced video journalist and business reporter. As associate editor, Danielle manages all multimedia and reports on industry news and risk-related coverage, managing all weather-related content. A University of Maryland and Philip Merrill College of Journalism alum, Danielle previously served as a video journalist for Verizon FiOS 1 News NJ, Push Pause. Connect with Danielle on LinkedIn or email her at [email protected].