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Crews work at the Oso mudslide site on March 29, 2014 in Oso, Washington. A massive mudslide on March 22 in Oso, Washington killed at least 25 and left many missing.. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

No National System To Track Landslide Hazards

People living in the path of a deadly Washington state landslide had virtually no warning before a wall of mud, trees and other debris thundered down the mountain. Some of the homeowners didn’t even know the hillside could give way at any time.

03/30/2014

Search and rescue workers enter the debris field created by a mudslide on Washington Highway 530 on March 27, 2014 in Oso, Washington. (credit: Ted S. Warren/Getty Images)

Relative: Body Of Baby Recovered In Oso Slide

A relative says the body of a 4-month-old girl has been found in the debris of the deadly Washington state landslide.

03/27/2014

A search and rescue worker and canine look for survivors in the aftermath of a mudslide on March 25, 2014 in Oso, Washington. (credit: David Ryder/Getty Images)

Mudslide Brings Tales Of Heroism, Loss

As the search for Washington state mudslide victims entered its fifth day Wednesday, rescuers and residents at the scene brought back tales of heroism, loss and the dangers that remain. Here are a few of their stories:

03/26/2014

Crews work on Washington State Route 530 to clear debris from a mudslide on March 25, 2014 in Oso, Wash. (credit: Ted S. Warren/Getty Images)

Mudslide: 911 Callers Ranged From Calm To Frantic

Audio recordings of 911 calls made in the moments after a massive, deadly mudslide struck the tiny Washington state town of Oso ranged from a frantic woman who reported people screaming for help to a caller who described her amazement that the landslide had pushed a house all the way across a highway.

03/26/2014

Crews work on Washington State Route 530 to clear debris from a mudslide on March 25, 2014 in Oso, Wash. (credit: Ted S. Warren-Pool/Getty Images)

24 Confirmed Dead, Dozens Of Body Bags Delivered To Slide Rescue Teams

With search and cadaver dogs leading the way, rescuers using small bulldozers and their bare hands pushed through sludge strewn with splintered homes and twisted cars to find 10 more bodies in the debris of a Washington state mudslide, authorities said.

03/26/2014

Washington State Department of Transportation geologists inspect a mudslide. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Officials: 18 Missing In Washington Mudslide

Eighteen people were unaccounted for a day after a terrifying wall of mud and debris destroyed as many as 30 homes in rural northwestern Washington state and killed at least four people, authorities said Sunday.

CBS Seattle–03/23/2014

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Sheriff: 3 Killed In Massive Mudslide North Of Seattle

Massive slide of mud, trees and rocks destroyed six houses in rural Washington.

CBS Seattle–03/22/2014

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Mudslides Halt Passenger Trains Near Everett

Heavy weekend rains sent mudslides onto Burlington Northern Santa Fe tracks north of Seattle, affecting passenger train traffic.

CBS Seattle–01/13/2014

Amtrak stock image (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Weekend Mudslide Affects Local Train Service

A mudslide over the weekend that caused an Amtrak train to derail will affect both commuter and passenger train service throughout Washington for the next few days.

CBS Seattle–04/08/2013

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Dozens Of Homes Affected In Whidbey Slide

Authorities have completed evacuations of 34 homes that were damaged, isolated or threatened by a mudslide early Wednesday about 50 miles north of Seattle in Puget Sound.

CBS Seattle–03/27/2013

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