China News Service, Chengdu, August 9th (Reporter Liu Zhongjun) The reporter learned from the Sichuan Provincial Emergency Management Department on the 9th that the heavy rain in the province has caused 6 cities in Luzhou, Mianyang, Nanchong, Dazhou, Bazhong and Ganzi ( In the prefecture, 121,600 people were affected, 45 houses collapsed, 118 houses were severely damaged, and the direct economic loss was 250 million yuan.

  From August 7th to 8th, heavy rains occurred in eastern and southern Sichuan, and heavy rains occurred in some areas.

In response to this round of heavy rainfall, the Sichuan Provincial Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters Office (hereinafter referred to as the "Provincial Prevention Office") has continuously monitored 5 cities and 12 counties in the relevant cities, prefectures and counties in the rainstorm warning areas such as Chengdu, Dazhou, Nanchong, Bazhong, and Suining. Rolling dispatch was carried out, and 19 rescue forces were urgently dispatched to the disaster area to carry out emergency rescue.

8 counties (cities, districts) and 21 townships (towns) in 8 cities including Chengdu, Neijiang, Dazhou, Nanchong, Suining, Luzhou, Bazhong, and Yibin transferred 2031 households and 7,757 people in advance.

In Yangjia Town, Dazhu County, Dazhou, firefighters used assault boats to rescue and transfer trapped people.

Photo by Tian Maolin

  "The people are supreme, life is supreme!" Since the first round of heavy rainfall in 2021, the Provincial Defense Office has strengthened on-duty dispatch, strictly enforced 24-hour duty, pay close attention to rain and flood conditions, and encrypted dispatch reminders to achieve linkage between up and down, and responsive to ensure All flood prevention and rescue work has been implemented.

At present, Sichuan has established 4,445 four-level flood prevention and rescue teams at the provincial, city, county, and township levels, with a total of 227,848 people on standby at all times.

A reserve system with provincial reserves as the center, city and county reserves as the foundation, and township reserves as the auxiliary has been established. A total of 2.62 million pieces (sets) of materials such as disaster relief shelters and back clothes can be stored, and approximately 1 million people can be secured.

Especially for key prevention and control areas, points and industries in various regions, the Sichuan Provincial Emergency Management Department also issued the "Notice on Solidly Carrying out the Investigation of Potential Flood Prevention and Safety Hazards" in advance, and localities strictly followed the requirements to carry out large-scale flood prevention investigations.

  It is understood that the flood prevention and safety hazard investigation will continue until mid-August, focusing on key areas such as coal mines, non-coal mines, hazardous chemicals, as well as key tasks such as emergency rescue forces and the implementation of equipment and materials on Hexinzhou Island.

The Sichuan Provincial Emergency Management Department requires that, in accordance with the principle of "grading responsibility, priority to territoriality", coal mines, non-coal mines, hazardous chemicals and other production and business units conduct self-inspection, and municipal and county-level emergency departments conduct random inspections according to a certain proportion.

At the same time, multiple working groups will be sent to the front line to supervise and inspect the investigation of hidden dangers in various regions.

  “Focus on the most worrying issues and weakest links, sort out the investigation objects one by one, clarify the content and requirements of the investigation, formulate a reasonable work plan, and implement the responsibility measures." The Sichuan Provincial Emergency Department stated that it will establish a rectification platform for hidden dangers found in the investigation. Accounts, list the list of problems, measures, and responsibilities. If the account can be cancelled immediately, pay attention to the number, and if the rectification cannot be completed immediately, require all localities to clarify the responsibilities and time limit for rectification, and formulate complete monitoring, prevention and control, elimination of dangers, and risk avoidance Control measures such as transfer to minimize the risk of disasters.

  In addition, for the hidden dangers that need to be disclosed to the public, the threatened people are widely informed through broadcast and television, mobile phone text messages, WeChat and other easy-to-understand methods to ensure that they are fully informed.

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