USACE commanding general views emergency response to Santa Barbara mudslides
Tom Fayram, deputy public works director for Santa Barbara County, briefs Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite (center), commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, at the Montecito debris basin in Montecito, California, Jan. 18 during a visit to the site of a deadly mudslide. The Corps, as assigned by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, is removing more than 450,000 cubic yards of debris from 11 basins and 10 channels in areas of Santa Barbara, California, hit hard by the disaster that left 18 people dead.

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