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Have on hand

• A chain saw or good handsaw to cut your way out of your driveway to the street if necessary.

• Old sheets or blankets with which to cover a tree's root system should it topple. You can cover the roots, keep the cover wet and maintain a downed tree for several days or weeks before righting it.

• Copper fungicide for palms to pour into the growing point and prevent fungus after they have been shaken by wind.

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