China News Service, April 24. According to the official website of the Ministry of Emergency Management, the meteorological department predicted that from April 24 to 26, there will be obvious rainfall processes in the southern region, and parts of the eastern part of the southwest region, Jianghuai, Jiangnan, and most of southern China. There will be heavy to heavy rain, local heavy rain.

On the 24th, the Emergency Management Department of the National Defense Office arranged and deployed the recent heavy rainfall prevention and response work, requiring strengthening of short-duration heavy rainfall early warning and "last mile" early warning.

  Huang Ming, deputy commander-in-chief of the National Defense General and Minister of Emergency Management, put forward clear requirements for the prevention and response of this round of heavy rainfall.

On April 24th, Zhou Xuewen, Secretary General of the National Defense General Administration, Deputy Minister of Emergency Management and Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Water Resources, presided over the flood control video conference and scheduling, discussed with the China Meteorological Administration, and made a video connection to 14 Henan, Jiangxi, Hubei, Hunan, etc. The provincial defense and fire rescue corps, and the forest fire corps, further deployed flood control work in key areas.

Li Kungang, chief engineer of the emergency management department, attended the meeting.

  The meeting pointed out that my country has gradually entered the flood season from south to north. This rainfall process has a wide range of influence and local intensity. All localities must be highly vigilant and wait for it.

The National Defense Office recently issued the "Guiding Opinions on Strengthening Grass-roots Prevention and Response to Extreme Rainstorms". All localities should coordinate flood control and disaster relief work and the prevention and control of the new crown epidemic, and pay close attention to various measures.

  The meeting emphasized that it is necessary to fully understand the importance of doing a good job in flood control and disaster relief this year, and the prevention and control at all levels must adhere to the people first and life first, establish a bottom-line thinking, and do a good job in various tasks with higher standards, stricter requirements, and more practical measures. .

It is necessary to do a solid job in monitoring, forecasting and early warning, strengthen consultation, research and judgment, strengthen the early warning of short-term heavy rainfall, and establish a "calling response" mechanism directly to the responsible person at the grassroots level, especially the "last mile" early warning.

It is necessary to strengthen the investigation of hidden dangers, establish and improve the risk and hidden danger ledger, implement rectification measures, and complete the rectification within a time limit.

It is necessary to pay close attention to key areas, strengthen transfer and avoid risks, and make safe transfer plans for people in high-risk areas such as mountain torrent-prone areas, rivers and lakes prone to waterlogging, urban underground spaces, tourist attractions, construction sites, industrial and mining enterprises, etc. If there are signs of disasters, the threatened people should be relocated decisively in advance to ensure the safety of people's lives.

It is necessary to pre-set a rescue and rescue team in advance, and prepare enough rescue and disaster relief materials. Once a dangerous situation occurs, efficiently organize rescue and rescue, and simultaneously do a good job of relief work for the affected people.

It is necessary to strengthen emergency duty, strictly implement the leadership team and 24-hour duty system, and report major dangerous situations and disasters as soon as possible.