A mudslide hit Oso, Washington on March 22, 2014, devastating a small, remote community. NBC News covers the victims, first responders and others who have been personally affected by the tragedy, as well as the science behind the slide.
Duke Suddarth was just 22-weeks-old when he and his mother were swept up in the deadly Washington state mudslide last March. Both barely survived.
The chances of finding new survivors in the Washington mudslide are "almost nonexistent," a federal incident commander said Wednesday, but searchers are still hopeful that the 15 people still missing will be located.
A grandmother and her 4-month-old granddaughter, a 5-year-old girl looking forward to Girl Scouts, a Navy commander and a family from three generations are among the people positively identified as victims in a massive mudslide that crushed part of the town of Oso, Wash., along the north fork of the Stillaguamish River on March 22.