China News Service, Jinzhong, October 11 (Reporter Yang Jieying and Zhang Yun) Recently, large-scale continuous heavy rainfall has occurred in many parts of Shanxi, and some areas have suffered serious rain and waterlogging disasters.
Among them, since the early morning of October 3 in Jinzhong City, the city's average precipitation has reached 193.4 mm.
According to preliminary statistics, the city’s disaster-affected population is 661,000 and 46,000 people have been transferred and avoided.
On the evening of the 10th, the reporter got the above news from the flood prevention and disaster relief work press conference held by the Information Office of the People's Government of Jinzhong City, Shanxi Province.
According to Niu Geping, Deputy Secretary-General of Jinzhong Municipal Government, since the early morning of October 3, large-scale heavy rainfall has occurred in Jinzhong with a long duration and large accumulated rainfall. The extreme value of the month accounts for 43% of the annual average precipitation.
Among them, the precipitation in the three counties (cities) of Lingshi, Yushe, and Jiexiu are all above 200 mm, and the precipitation in the remaining 8 counties (districts) are all above 130 mm.
The city’s 111 rivers with a drainage area of more than 50 square kilometers all experienced floods, and 17 of the 63 reservoirs were operating above the flood limit, and all of the city’s 45 dry-up reservoirs were full.
This round of heavy rainfall caused more serious losses to the people's production and life.
According to preliminary statistics, the city’s disaster-affected population was 661,000, and 46,000 people were evacuated; crops were affected in an area of 1.06 million mu; 43,000 houses, 4,175 roads, bridges and culverts were damaged to varying degrees.
After the disaster, the Jinzhong Municipal Party Committee and the Municipal Government immediately launched a four-level emergency response to flood control. The main leaders of the Municipal Party Committee and the Municipal Government immediately directed and coordinated at the first line. Members of the municipal party and government team went deep into the counties (districts, cities) for on-site guidance in the counties. , To ensure that emergency rescue and disaster relief work is carried out in an orderly and effective manner.
Jinzhong City has taken measures such as comprehensive investigation, full disposal, full-speed emergency repair, and all-weather emergency duty to actively respond to the hidden disasters caused by the heavy rainfall.
The city dispatched 177,000 flood control personnel and 34,000 machines and tools to investigate 7,300 dangerous houses, 3,300 geological disasters, 120 national and provincial highways, and 750 rural roads. A total of 3,454 hidden dangers of various types were detected. 2245 items were rectified, 24 scenic spots, 45 coal mines, 44 non-coal mines, 115 projects under construction, and 15 hazardous chemical enterprises were shut down.
At the same time, the city handled 452 hidden dangers of water damage, 88 rockfalls, 96 landslides, and 757 kilometers of road jams.
Organize the orderly transfer of the masses and properly settle more than 40,000 people to ensure basic living conditions.
The provincial and municipal finances urgently allocated 20 million yuan in relief funds to the disaster-affected counties (districts and cities), and urgently allocated 6,400 cotton coats, 5,900 cotton underwear, and 11,000 sets of cotton bedding.
In order to reduce the pressure of flood control in the lower reaches of the Wuma River, 1.4 million cubic meters of floods were distributed in 6 towns and villages in Taigu District, 566 people were resettled, 9700 mu of farmland was destroyed, and the downstream flood control pressure was minimized.
During this rainfall, the roadbed of the Changyuan River Bridge section of the Nantongpu Railway Line in Qixian County was damaged and interrupted in both directions. The city and county levels cooperated with the Taiyuan Railway Bureau and various railway engineering bureaus to race against time and fight day and night to open the 30-meter-long section. The flood discharge channel will intercept the Changyuan River for 12 hours. The upstream line was opened to traffic on October 8, and the downstream line is being repaired.
In addition, Jinzhong City strictly implements a 24-hour flood prevention duty and leadership-led shift system to ensure that rain, water, danger, disaster, and dispatch orders are uploaded and issued in a timely manner, and master the initiative to prevent loss of prevention and control.