South China's high temperature and drought development, the National Defense General Administration has launched a four-level emergency response to drought

  China News Agency, Beijing, August 11 (Reporter Chen Su) The reporter learned from the Ministry of Emergency Management of China on the 11th that high temperature and drought outcrops in the southern region are developing, and the National Defense General Administration has launched a four-level emergency response to drought.

  Recently, hot, sunny and hot weather in southern China has continued, local droughts have emerged, and Poyang Lake in Jiangxi has seen a rare low water level in the same period in history.

In order to cope with the drought caused by the continuous high temperature, sunny and hot weather in the southern region, the National Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters (National Defense General) decided to start the four-level drought resistance for 6 provinces and cities including Sichuan, Chongqing, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi and Anhui at 18:00 on the 11th. In emergency response, relevant areas are required to strengthen the unified management of drought-resistant water sources, implement emergency water supply measures in detail, organize water delivery when necessary, ensure drinking safety, and strive to ensure water demand for industrial and agricultural production. Chongqing, Anhui, Jiangxi and other provinces guide the work of drought relief and disaster reduction.

  In addition, the heavy rainfall in the northern region continues.

According to meteorological forecasts, after the 13th, parts of the eastern part of the Northwest, North China, Huanghuai and Northeast China will receive another rainfall process, which will overlap with the rainfall areas since the 6th, and the risk of mountain torrent geological disasters and small and medium-sized river floods will increase.

  On the same day, the General Office of National Defense and the Ministry of Emergency Management organized a special video conference on flood control and drought relief, emphasizing the need to do a good job in drought relief and disaster reduction in the southern region, and strictly implement the responsibility measures for preventing and responding to the new round of rainfall in the northern region, so as to minimize disaster losses.

  The General Office of National Defense and the Department of Emergency Management pointed out that it is currently in the critical period of "eight above" flood control. It is necessary to prepare for a new round of heavy rainfall in the north, maintain a high degree of vigilance, strictly implement flood control responsibilities, and make various flood control preparations.

Strengthen monitoring, forecasting and early warning, and do a good job in the transfer of people in dangerous areas to avoid danger in advance, so that the transfer should be transferred as far as possible, early transfer should be transferred, and proper resettlement should be carried out.