China News Service, August 2nd. According to the website of the Ministry of Emergency Management, the No. 4 typhoon "Hagupit" this year was generated on the evening of August 1. It is expected to land on the coast from central Zhejiang to northern Fujian on the night of the 3rd. Affected by this, from the night of the 3rd to the 4th, there were moderate to heavy rains in the northeastern coast of Fujian, the central and eastern Zhejiang, and the southeast of Jiangsu, and there were heavy to heavy rains in the coastal areas of southeast Zhejiang. According to the "National Emergency Plan for Flood Control and Drought Relief" and relevant regulations, the State General Control decided to initiate a level IV emergency response for flood control and typhoon prevention at 12:00 on the 2nd.
On the morning of August 2, the State Office of Prevention and Emergency Management held a flood prevention and typhoon conference and chamber of commerce to discuss with the Ministry of Water Resources, the Ministry of Natural Resources, and the China Meteorological Administration to discuss and judge rain and flood conditions and the development trend of typhoons and their possible impact. Lines Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Guangdong, Shandong and other places of defense, arrange the deployment of typhoon "Haguebee" defense and flood prevention and relief work in key areas.
The meeting requested that all localities must always adhere to the people first and life first, tighten the string of flood prevention and typhoon safety, closely monitor the development of typhoon "Hagupit", strengthen forecast and warning, and organize ships to retreat to harbor for shelter and personnel transfer in dangerous areas in advance , Focusing on preventing disasters such as mountain torrents, small and medium-sized river floods, small and medium-sized reservoirs, geological disasters, urban waterlogging, etc., to ensure the safety of the people’s lives; resolutely overcome paralysis and war-weariness, and target the current middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River, the two lakes, the Huaihe River, and the Taihu Lake. High water level, make every effort to conduct inspections and defenses of dikes during the receding period, promptly handle dangers, and ensure the safety of important flood control projects; closely monitor the recent rainfall process in the southwest, northwest, northeast, and north China, and focus on strengthening short-term weather forecasts and early warnings. The disaster prevention of mountain torrents, landslides, and mudslides caused by short-duration heavy rainfall has decisively moved the threatened people and resolutely avoided mass deaths and injuries.
On the evening of August 1, the National Defense Office issued a notice on the defense against typhoon Hagupit, requesting that Zhejiang, Fujian, Shanghai, and Jiangsu provinces (municipalities) attach great importance to typhoon defense work and insist on the people first and life first. Overcome paralysis and slack thinking, and do a good job in flood prevention and typhoon prevention; closely monitor the development and changes of weather and rain, rolling forecasts and forecasts, strengthen joint consultations between departments, and promptly issue early warnings and risk avoidance reminders; comprehensively carry out risk investigations and implement preventive response measures. Reinforce or dismantle high-altitude structures and roadside lodging objects in advance, and further investigate the urban drainage network, water accumulation points, and hidden waterlogging hazards in underground spaces, and implement emergency flood drainage and shutdown control measures; focus on reentering ships to avoid wind and sea Operators and offshore fishing rafts and aquaculture personnel go ashore to avoid danger, organize in advance the transfer and resettlement of personnel in key areas such as low-lying flood-prone areas, storm surge floodplains, hidden geological hazards, old communities, tourist attractions, construction sites, etc., and make full use of the grassroots Group monitoring and prevention system and disaster prevention monitoring and early warning system function, strengthen inspection and defense, timely transfer threatened people, and strictly prevent casualties.
The State General Defense Agency and the Ministry of Emergency Management have sent a working group to Zhejiang Province to assist and guide the typhoon defense work. At present, Zhejiang and Fujian provinces have launched a typhoon level IV emergency response.
It is understood that the Ministry of Emergency Management has deployed fire rescue teams in key disaster-stricken areas in the south and professional fire rescue forces that went to Jiangxi and Anhui for cross-regional reinforcements to give full play to their professional advantages to help the disaster-stricken areas carry out drainage, epidemic prevention, and silt removal. Work with the disaster-stricken people’s resettlement points to investigate hidden fire hazards and material transfer, and actively help the disaster-stricken people to restore the order of production and life as soon as possible.