China News Service, Yichang, August 16th: Zigui, Hubei: Strengthening dynamic monitoring to keep the bottom line of preventing return to poverty

  Reporter Guo Xiaoying

  In the early autumn of Xilingxia Village, Zigui County, Hubei Province, a wide road passes through the village, and fruit trees are covered with fruits along the way.

Rural revitalization specialist Jiang Hongjuan came to the house of Xiong Chunsheng, a poverty alleviation household.

  Xiong Chunsheng is ill and needs to take medicine for a long time. He stays in his hometown with his wife, son and grandson, and his son and daughter-in-law work abroad.

In recent years, Xilingxia Village has vigorously developed the small fruit industry based on the "courtyard economy". Xiong Chunsheng also planted small fruits such as white peach and grapes in front of and behind the house, increasing his annual income by nearly 10,000 yuan. With the aid policy compensation, Xiong Chunsheng's family successfully got out of poverty in 2017.

In order to prevent returning to poverty, the village arranged a public welfare post for Xiong Chunsheng as a road cleaner, and monitored his family status.

  Jiang Hongjuan is a "regular visitor" in Xiong Chunsheng's home.

"The achievements of poverty alleviation are hard-won. We need to keep an eye on and focus on understanding the income of the families of the poverty-stricken households and report them in time, so as to achieve early detection, early intervention, and early assistance, so that no household is left behind," Jiang Hongjuan said.

Village cadres help Xiong Chunsheng to pick ripe white peaches.

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  "In fact, we have a complete monitoring and feedback system for preventing the return of poverty, but the most reliable method is still to visit and investigate by grassroots cadres." The person in charge of the Rural Revitalization Bureau of Zigui County told reporters that there are 167 rural revitalization experts like Jiang Hongjuan in Zigui County. It is dedicated to the monitoring of poverty-return prevention, strictly implements the monthly analysis and judgment mechanism, and promotes the efficient operation of the dynamic monitoring and assistance mechanism for poverty-return prevention.

  Zigui is located at the head of the reservoir on the upper dam of the Three Gorges Project. It has experienced two resettlement of the Gezhouba Project and the Three Gorges Project. The dynamic resettlement of more than 110,000 people, integrating mountainous areas, reservoir areas and old areas, is one of the 832 poverty-stricken counties in the country during the "13th Five-Year Plan" period. one.

In the battle against poverty, the county has lifted 47 impoverished villages out of poverty, and 27,000 households with a population of 72,000 have been lifted out of poverty.

The clean and tidy kitchen of Xiong Chunsheng's house.

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  Entering a new stage of rural revitalization, Zigui County insists on integrating the rural revitalization strategy into all aspects of the entire process of economic and social development, strives to overcome risks and challenges such as epidemics and disasters, and makes every effort to promote the effective connection between the consolidation of poverty alleviation achievements and rural revitalization.

The road in front of Xiong Chunsheng's house is full of fruit trees.

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  Zigui County regards consolidating and expanding the achievements of poverty alleviation as the county's primary task, and explores the implementation of "top-to-bottom" and "bottom-to-top" two-way early warning, county, township and village "three-level joint defense", and establish and improve the prevention and return of poverty. Work mechanism to promote the implementation of poverty prevention work.

Xilingxia Village in Zigui County is clean and tidy.

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  In addition to visits by specialized village officials, Zigui County has also established a contact meeting system for the county-level departments to strengthen departmental coordination. Departments carry out information docking and data exchange, obtain early warning and monitoring data, summarize the situation in a timely manner, and conduct consultations and judgments in a timely manner.

In the first half of 2022, more than 5,000 pieces of early warning information will be fed back to towns and villages.

  It is understood that in the first half of 2022, there are 1,792 households with 4,248 people under monitoring in Zigui County, with a risk elimination ratio of 89.5%, and no case of returning to poverty has occurred.