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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+.

It never rains in Southern California.
Training is fundamental to emergency management.
It is summer in Chile.
There appears to be a different tone in Congress.
Using technology to aid in prevention and mitigation.
See what Chicago OEM is doing.
You can learn a lot of things not to do.
Leadership is key in all situations.
This will help many people get the help they are entitled to.