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Loma Prieta earthquake
Northern California

October 17, 1989

It's been 25 years since the magnitude 6.9 Loma Prieta Earthquake rocked the Bay Area, causing nearly $6 billion in economic losses. Since then, a generation has grown, an industry boomed, population expanded, and residential value skyrocketed. The next Big One could cause losses of over $200 billion. Is the Bay Area prepared for its next major earthquake?

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Central China Floods
July-November 1931

In 1931 the Yangtze, Yellow, and Huai rivers flooded central China in the deadliest natural disaster in recorded history.

Super Typhoon Haiyan
November 2013

Super Typhoon Haiyan has affected 10 million people, and caused an unfathomable amount of casualties. Haiyan's November 8 landfall over Samar Island in the Philippines brought sustained wind speeds up to 195 mph, with wind gusts reaching 235 mph. Haiyan sustained super typhoon status (wind speeds 149 mph or greater) for 48 hours. If the Orient Express was today's TGV that would equal two round trips from Paris to Istanbul - approximately 8,000 miles.

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Loma Prieta earthquake
northern California

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It’s been 25 years since the magnitude 6.9 Loma Prieta Earthquake rocked the Bay Area, causing nearly $6 billion in economic losses. Since then, a generation has grown, an industry boomed, population expanded, and residential value skyrocketed. The next Big One could cause losses of over $200 billion. Is the Bay Area prepared for its next major earthquake? 

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