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2017 scarred as year of record-breaking disasters

Posted: 4:58 PM, Dec 29, 2017
Updated: 2017-12-30 01:18:01Z

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - The year 2017 was marked by multiple, record-breaking disasters. 

In just 45 days the Red Cross responded to six complex incidents: four hurricanes, California wildfires, and the Las Vegas mass shooting.

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During that time frame, the  Red Cross provided  more food, relief supplies and shelter stays than the last four years combined.

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, 800 residents from San Diego and Imperial County stepped up to volunteer for the Red Cross.