Published On: Jun 13 2013 11:05:56 AM CDTUpdated On: Jun 30 2014 04:23:25 PM CDT
Some states find themselves hit by disaster far more often than others.
Figures current as of the end of May 2014 and going back more than 60 years show presidents have declared nearly 2,000 major disasters in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. But the top 10 states have been responsible for nearly a third of that total.
Find out if your state is one of the 10 most at risk for natural disasters like snow and ice storms, tornadoes and earthquakes, according to Bankrate.com.
Rescue crews and residents in Nepal early Sunday began the desperate search for survivors after a magnitude-7.8 quake near the capital of Kathmandu a day earlier flattened homes, buildings and temples, causing widespread damage across the region and ...
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake centered less than 50 miles from Kathmandu rocked Nepal with devastating force early Saturday, killing at least 1,400 people -- and probably more -- in Nepal's capital city, authorities said.