China News Service, Zhengzhou, July 23. According to news from the Central Theater District: Since Henan suffered extremely heavy rainfall, the people's soldiers have continued to fight the floods.
As of 17:00 on July 23, a total of 63 rescue teams have been dispatched from the Central Theater.
At present, there are more than 9,500 officers and men of the People's Liberation Army and the Armed Police Force, more than 11,000 militia reserve personnel, more than 1,500 rescue vehicles and construction machinery, more than 230 search and rescue boats, and 3 helicopters to continue the frontline rescue.
At the same time the war zone troops are fighting in Xinxiang, Hebi and other places, they have invested thousands of troops to carry out post-disaster reconstruction work to help the disaster-stricken people restore the order of production and life.
With the decrease in rainfall, the disaster in Zhengzhou eased, but the officers and soldiers were still fighting on the front line of flood resistance in many cities in northern Henan.
Under the unified command of the forward command post of the Central Theater, multiple mission troops rushed to assist the Huazhong Cardiovascular Hospital in Fuwai, Zhengzhou. More than 4,000 people trapped in the hospital were successfully escaped on the evening of the 22nd, and more than 1,000 patients were properly placed.
Affected by continuous heavy rainfall, in the early morning of the 23rd, a dangerous situation occurred in the Pengcun section of the new town of Weihewai Town in Junxian County.
More than 700 officers and soldiers from a brigade directly under the Army in the Central Theater, an air assault brigade of the 83rd Army, and Hebi Detachment of the Armed Police rushed to the scene to reinforce the Weihe River and the embankment of the communist canal, and to rescue nearby villagers.
In the early morning of the 23rd, the water level of Neisha River in Xiuwu County, Jiaozuo City rose to a peak.
400 officers and soldiers of an artillery brigade of the 83rd Army drove 39 equipment vehicles to rush to help strengthen river embankments, dredge rivers, and eliminate piping. The current danger has been effectively controlled.
On the afternoon of the 23rd, an air assault brigade of the 83rd Army dispatched three Z-20 transport helicopters to Hongzhou Township and Yuhe Township, Huixian County, Xinxiang to perform aerial surveys and airdrop supplies.
As of 18:40 on the 23rd, 6 sorties of more than 12 tons of materials have been accurately delivered.
At the same time, the war zone troops put in thousands of people to help the disaster-stricken people in Zhengzhou and other places restore order in production and life.
On the morning of the 23rd, 1,000 officers and men from a certain detachment of the First Mobile Corps of the Armed Police Force departed from Gongyi and Ruzhou to Zhengzhou to dredge the urban rail transit.
The Zhengzhou Detachment of the Armed Police dispatched more than 150 officers and soldiers to drive water cannon trucks, wrecker trucks, and various wrecking equipment to carry out dredging work near the Beijing-Guangzhou North Road tunnel in the urban area.
At the same time, Yang Gensi's troops rushed 1,800 people from Xuchang to Zhengzhou, dredged more than 10 streets in the urban area, and participated in the local post-disaster restoration of water conservancy projects, water supply and power supply, and post-disaster elimination tasks.
The officers and soldiers of a certain Rocket Army drove more than 10 transport vehicles, forklifts, and washing equipment vehicles to Zhengzhou city. They fought for more than 8 hours, transported more than 100 tons of garbage, disinfected more than 50,000 square meters, and helped 45 households to transfer materials.
On the morning of the 23rd, the drainage of stagnant water in the Children's Welfare Institute in Zhengzhou was completed.
In order to ensure the health and safety of the people after the disaster, a certain Rocket Army base sent a medical team to carry more than 10 boxes of 84 disinfectants, bleach, disinfectants and other medical supplies to kill the orphanage.
The medical team also conducted post-disaster physical examinations for more than 500 children in the orphanage.
On the 23rd, the medical team of the Henan Armed Police Corps Hospital went deep into Yingtaogou, Erqi District, Zhengzhou City, went to the village to send medicines to the homes, disinfect and prevent epidemics on the flood-soaked private houses, and helped the villagers restore the order of production and life.
Zhengzhou Joint Logistics Guarantee Center 988 Hospital sent 3 medical teams, including medical treatment, epidemic prevention, and sterilization, to rush to the first line of disaster relief in Zhongmou County and the most devastated and most populous communities in the suburbs to carry out medical assistance activities.
After more than 10 hours of fighting, on the afternoon of the 23rd, some roads in Mihe Town, Gongyi City were basically cleared, and the people had resumed their basic lives.
A detachment of the First Mobile Corps of the Armed Police Force also set up temporary medical and hot water supply points in the local area to ensure the people's livelihood.