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After consecutive record loss years for extreme weather, 2019 closed out the costliest decade for natural catastrophes with a below-average economic loss total.

At $232 billion, the year's economic loss total for natural disasters fell 3% below average losses since 2000, and 20% below losses of the last decade, according to Aon.

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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].