Close up of FEMA jacket at Pickins yard debris basin in California

Pasadena, Calif., March 26, 2010 -- Massive Debris basins at Pickins yard are emptied after recent heavy rains caused landslides, mudslides and flooding to fill in the area. Under the FEMA Public Assistance declaration, State and local governments are eligible to apply for assistance under the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program. Adam DuBrowa/FEMA