China News Service, July 22. According to the website of the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, Zhengzhou, Henan and other places continued to experience heavy rainfall, causing heavy casualties and property losses.

Wang Menghui, Secretary of the Party Leadership Group and Minister of the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, issued instructions to actively guide and help Henan Province to fully carry out emergency rescue and disaster relief, transfer and avoidance work, and minimize casualties and property losses.

We will do a good job in guaranteeing urban water supply and gas supply, as well as garbage removal, drainage and waterlogging prevention facilities, etc., to prevent "a major epidemic after a major disaster."

Data map: The main urban area of ​​Zhengzhou City, Henan Province hit by heavy rains.

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  Wang Menghui emphasized that at present and for a period of time in the future, the possibility of extreme weather is still high, and the safety situation of urban operation remains severe.

It is necessary to instruct all localities in accordance with the existing work arrangements, continue to do a good job in urban drainage and waterlogging prevention and the safe operation of municipal infrastructure during the flood period, and promptly investigate and rectify hidden safety hazards to effectively protect the people's lives and property.

  It is understood that the Urban Construction Department of the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, in accordance with Wang Menghui’s instructions, actively guides and assists Henan Province in carrying out rescue and disaster relief and post-disaster restoration guarantees, so as to restore normal production and living order as soon as possible, and has coordinated the implementation of urban supply Facilities and technical forces that can be supported in terms of drainage, sanitation, gas, lighting, etc., and have formulated plans for emergency rescue and follow-up work, and will fully support them in accordance with local needs.