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Disaster Zone: Public Warning Systems

Disaster Zone: Public Warning Systems

November 6, 2020 by Eric Holdeman
Category: Emergency Management

This blog post provides a brief overview of a variety of hazard warning systems available to local governments.

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Disaster Zone: COVID-19, Adapt Not Endure

Disaster Zone: COVID-19, Adapt Not Endure

September 17, 2020 by Eric Holdeman
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What will life look like once the coronavirus pandemic is contained? Guest author Eric Holdeman suggests we will need to adapt and offers some ideas on what changes might be coming. 

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Embracing Disaster Mitigation by Wearing a Protective Mask

Embracing Disaster Mitigation by Wearing a Protective Mask

August 13, 2020 by Eric Holdeman
Category: COVID-19

In this blog, guest author Eric Holdeman suggests that mask-wearing during the COVID-19 pandemic is an essential component in disaster mitigation.  

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Disaster Zone: Emergency Management’s Role in COVID-19 Response Logistics

Disaster Zone: Emergency Management’s Role in COVID-19 Response Logistics

July 6, 2020 by Eric Holdeman
Category: COVID-19

This blog looks at how the national emergency supply logistics chain has been altered in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Disaster Zone: Look Beyond Your County/City/District

Disaster Zone: Look Beyond Your County/City/District

June 8, 2020 by Eric Holdeman
Category: Emergency Management

In this blog post, guest author Eric Holdeman argues that partnerships with neighboring jurisdictions can help in disaster preparedness. 

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Disaster Zone: Kick-Starting Economic Recovery

Disaster Zone: Kick-Starting Economic Recovery

June 1, 2020 by Eric Holdeman
Category: Planning , COVID-19

This blog post provides advice as to how local governments can kick-start their economies. 

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Disaster Zone: The Big One, COVID-19 Tsunami

Disaster Zone: The Big One, COVID-19 Tsunami

March 24, 2020 by Eric Holdeman
Category: COVID-19

This blog post describes how local government officials can best support the medical community during the COVID-19 outbreak. 

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Disaster Zone: Coronavirus/COVID-19 Tips and Tidbits

Disaster Zone: Coronavirus/COVID-19 Tips and Tidbits

March 4, 2020 by Eric Holdeman
Category: COVID-19

Written by an emergency management professional, this blog post provides some tips to consider in planning for a coordinated response to the spread of COVID-19.   

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Disaster Zone: Unreinforced Masonry Buildings

Disaster Zone: Unreinforced Masonry Buildings

January 31, 2020 by Eric Holdeman
Category: Emergency Management

This blog post looks at the dangers of unreinforced masonry buildings. 

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