The People’s Liberation Army and the Armed Police Forces heard that the “flood” launched rescue and disaster relief in many places in Henan
Xinhua News Agency, Zhengzhou, July 21st. , Henan Province continued to experience heavy rainfall, and the flood control situation was very severe. The People’s Liberation Army and the Armed Police Force moved after hearing about the “flood,” and thousands of officers and soldiers in the local garrison immediately launched rescue operations.
After the disaster, the central theater quickly activated the emergency response plan. The main commanders entered the theater joint command as soon as possible, and urgently dispatched the front command to command more than 3,000 soldiers and militias of the theater’s troops stationed in Henan and the armed police. The vehicles (boats) are equipped with more than 80 vehicles (ships), which are simultaneously put into rescue and disaster relief in multiple areas.
July 20, The single-day rainfall in Zhengzhou City broke through the historical extreme value, and the single-hour rainfall exceeded the daily historical extreme value, causing serious waterlogging in the urban area and exceeding the warning water level of many reservoirs. More than 300 officers and soldiers of the Information Engineering University of the Strategic Support Force moved upon the order, carrying emergency flood control equipment to fight the rescue line. Among them, most of them are graduates who are about to leave the university. At present, there are still 200 officers and soldiers standing by the Changzhuang Reservoir.
On the same day, the First Mobile Corps of the Armed Police Force and Henan Armed Police Corps in Henan dispatched more than 1,000 officers and men to carry out rescue and disaster relief on the spot——
At 17:20, Zhongmu County, Jialu River In the Dawangzhuang section of Guandu Town, more than 300 officers and men from the special operations squadron, reconnaissance squadron, and engineering squadron of the Henan Armed Police Force squadron immediately rushed to the area where the incident occurred to strengthen the river embankment and rescue. At 17:50, a breach occurred in the Fengle Farm Section of Kuhe, Huiji District, Zhengzhou City. The mobile detachment of the Henan Armed Police Corps dispatched more than 200 troops to participate in rescue and rescue tasks, such as the closure of the breach and the reinforcement of the dam. In Gongyi City, Dengfeng City and other places, there were serious water accumulations, and the masses were trapped. More than 300 troops from a detachment of the First Mobile Corps of the Armed Police Force carried rescue equipment. By 1 am on the 21st, the masses of more than 20 villages threatened by floods were safely transferred.
According to the reporter’s understanding, The armed police force has now opened a video command system to pay close attention to the disaster situation, guide the task force to strengthen on-duty, and strictly organize emergency rescue operations. Starting in the early morning of July 20, Yichuan County, Luoyang City, Henan Province suffered heavy rainfall, and the Yihe Dam in Mahuiying Village, Pingping Township, was in danger. The officers and soldiers of a chemical defense brigade of the 83rd Group Army braved the pouring rain and the starry night to help. At 6 o’clock on the 21st, they successfully carried out blasting and flood diversion operations on the dam, which effectively alleviated the flood control pressure on both sides of the Yi River.
In Kaifeng City, Jialu River Dangerous conditions occurred in the Xiangfu section, endangering the lives and property of the people. At 1:06 on the 21st, a brigade of airborne troops dispatched 650 people and more than 30 vehicles overnight, using a combination of manual and mechanical methods to build a sandbag wall 1.5 kilometers long and 1.2 meters high.
At 8 o’clock on the 21st, a certain Rocket Army emergency dispatched nearly 200 people, carrying 12 kayaks, more than 1,000 life jackets, more than 500 sets of picks and shovels and other life-saving equipment to Zhengzhou. Follow-up large-scale disaster relief equipment has been Be prepared to dispatch at any time. (Participated in the collection and writing: Liu Xin, Liu Jimei, Gao Yujiao, Zhao Wanshu, Wei Hao, Liu Haoyu, Du Keming, Li Yingxin)