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Eric Holdeman

Contributing Writer

Eric Holdeman is a contributing writer for Emergency Management and is the former director of the King County, Wash., Office of Emergency Management.

He can be reached by emailTwitter and Google+.

Everything you need to know, for now...
The delta variant has had more impact.
An interview with another podcaster.
This is with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Our federal agencies need to do better.
This is one time when it is good to swear.
Let the games begin!
What will you put first? Business or people?
Saving lives, protecting property.
100 degree weather makes a difference in melting.
The pandemic is one thing, but the biggie is climate change.
We are falling behind in the global digital infrastructure race!
It depends on the situation and what you want to accomplish.
There’s one new item I can’t recall being on the list before.
How social science can be used to improve our disaster response and recovery.
For those who never heard the story.
It is bad news and some good news.
Clue: Most are not manufactured in the U.S.
It is a never-ending cycle of disaster response.
In response to a questionnaire I received.
Remnants of Ida took a toll.
No chips, no cars to offer.
NPR has grid solutions. I’ve got the “final” solution to the mess we are in.
A great job that will be highly sought after.
It has been 16 years since Hurricane Katrina.
Is it coincidence that two people retire at the same time?