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Disaster Recovery— Making Urban Forests Safer After Storms

Many communities do not have adequate expertise or staffing to thoroughly assess tree damage after weatherrelated disasters. As a result, they sometimes remove valuable trees that should be saved, and they keep trees that pose hazards to public safety that should be removed. These communities also miss out on potential FEMA funding that could be used to reimburse them for costly storm-related tree work.

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Greening Your Community

Year of Publication

2014

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