China News Agency, Beijing, May 11 (Reporter Chen Su) The reporter learned from the Ministry of Emergency Management of China on the 11th that on the same day, the National Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters (National Defense General Headquarters) raised the flood control emergency response from level IV to level III. Arrangement and deployment of heavy rainfall prevention in key areas such as Guangdong and Guangxi.

  According to the forecast of the meteorological department, from the 11th to the 12th, there will be heavy to heavy rains in parts of western and central and southern Guangxi, central and southern Guangdong, central and southern Fujian, southwestern Guizhou, eastern Yunnan, and central and northern Shanxi. Among them, southern Guangdong, There were heavy rainstorms in parts of western and southeastern Guangxi and southeastern Yunnan.

Some of the above-mentioned areas are accompanied by short-term heavy precipitation, and local strong convective weather such as thunderstorms and strong winds.

  The China Meteorological Administration maintained a yellow warning for heavy rain, and the Ministry of Water Resources issued an orange weather warning for mountain torrent disasters. Some rivers in the rainfall area may flood.

  On the 11th, Zhou Xuewen, Secretary-General of the National Defense General, Deputy Minister of Emergency Management and Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Water Resources, presided over a flood control video conference and scheduling, and video connections were made in Fujian, Jiangxi, Hunan, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Guizhou, Yunnan and other provinces to arrange deployment. Heavy rainfall prevention and response work in key areas.

  The consultation requires that this round of rainfall has a wide range, a long duration, and a high intensity. Strong convective weather such as short-term heavy precipitation and local thunderstorms and strong winds may occur frequently, and the defense is difficult and catastrophic. As the risk of disasters increases, we must always maintain a high degree of vigilance and do our best to prevent floods.

  The consultation emphasized that it is necessary to consolidate the responsibility for flood control, strengthen dispatching and command, closely monitor and early warning, strengthen short-term early warning, implement preventive measures in advance, and initiate or adjust emergency response in time. Rigid restraint measures such as closure of business.

Scientifically dispatch flood control projects, strengthen risk investigation and elimination, and ensure early detection and early disposal of dangerous situations.

It is necessary to highlight key parts, strengthen transfer and avoidance of risks, strengthen the investigation of hidden dangers, and move people in dangerous areas such as mountain torrent disaster risk areas, geological disaster hidden danger points, building houses on slopes, low-lying houses prone to waterlogging, dilapidated houses and old houses, construction sites under construction, tourist attractions and other dangerous areas in advance. .

It is necessary to pre-set strength and materials, strengthen rescue and rescue, and quickly organize rescue and rescue in the event of a dangerous situation, search and rescue the trapped and distressed people as soon as possible, and do a good job in the rescue work of the disaster-stricken people at the same time.

At the same time, pay attention to coordinating the epidemic prevention and control work.

  According to the relevant provisions of the "National Emergency Response Plan for Flood Control and Drought Relief", the National Defense Directorate decided to upgrade the flood control emergency response from level IV to level III at 9:00 on the 11th.

The National Defense Office has sent two expert groups to Guangdong and Guangxi to guide the prevention and response work.