Report: 90% of US counties hit with disaster in last decade


              FILE - This aerial image shows the Arkansas River after flooding on May 23, 2019, with the Tulsa, Okla., skyline. 90% of counties in the United States experienced a weather-related disaster between 2011-2021, according to a report published on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022. Over 300 million people — 93% of the country’s population — live in those counties. (Tom Gilbert/Tulsa World via AP, File)
            
              FILE - People are evacuated from floodwaters in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida in LaPlace, La., on Aug. 30, 2021. 90% of counties in the United States experienced a weather-related disaster between 2011-2021, according to a report published on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022. Over 300 million people — 93% of the country’s population — live in those counties. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
            
              FILE - Karyn Larson watches an air tanker drop retardant as the Electra Fire burns towards her home in the Pine Acres community of Amador County, Calif., on July 5, 2022. 90% of counties in the United States experienced a weather-related disaster between 2011-2021, according to a report published on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022. Over 300 million people — 93% of the country’s population — live in those counties. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)
            
              FILE - United States flags are displayed on flood-damaged homes in the Breezy Point section of Queens, N.Y., on Nov. 28, 2012. 90% of counties in the U.S. experienced a weather-related disaster between 2011-2021, according to a report published on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022. Over 300 million people — 93% of the country’s population — live in those counties. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
            
              FILE - A firetruck drives along California Highway 96 as the McKinney Fire burns in Klamath National Forest, Calif., on July 30, 2022. 90% of counties in the United States experienced a weather-related disaster between 2011-2021, according to a report published on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022. Over 300 million people — 93% of the country’s population — live in those counties. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)
            
              FILE - A worker scrapes up mud and tiles from flood-damaged Saint Rose High School in Belmar, N.J., on Nov. 4, 2012, after storm surge caused by Superstorm Sandy. 90% of counties in the United States experienced a weather-related disaster between 2011-2021, according to a report published on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022. Over 300 million people — 93% of the country’s population — live in those counties. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
            
              FILE - Span McGinty uses his chain saw to cut fallen tree limbs from a tornado-damaged vehicle at his brother's house in Yazoo County, Miss., on May 3, 2021. 90% of counties in the United States experienced a weather-related disaster between 2011-2021, according to a report published on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022. Over 300 million people — 93% of the country’s population — live in those counties. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
Report: 90% of US counties hit with disaster in last decade