Texas Is The Most Dangerous State In The U.S. For Natural Disasters
The Lone Star State has the bragging rights to being “Number One” at a lot of things, live stock production and oil and natural gas are among them. If you’re curious, you can see a list of Texas’ “number ones” here.
While being number one is usually the ultimate ranking to attain, there’s a “number one” spot no one wants: the number one least safest state in which to live when it comes to natural disasters.
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Given the land mass and the water on two borders, it makes sense that Texas is ranked the number one state least safe from natural disasters. But it doesn’t make it any easier for Texans to assume the heavy responsibility of being number one in natural disaster risks.
Robin Jarvis is a travel and entertainment writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She spent more than two decades living on the coast in South Carolina and currently lives in the mountains of North Carolina - although she still makes it back to see family in South Carolina quite often. When she's not working, she loves to hike, kayak, and check out new adventures. Get in touch at [email protected]
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