PLA, armed police urged to guard people in flood relief work

21:43, August 05, 2010      

Email | Print | Subscribe | Comments | Forum 

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers and armed police have been urged to protect lives and properties in the ongoing flood control and relief work.

The nationwide battle against floods had entered a crucial stage, said a notice issued by the PLA General Political Department.

It urged all soldiers and armed police to implement instructions from President Hu Jintao and spare no efforts in protecting people.

President Hu and Premier Wen Jiabao on Monday ordered local governments to protect lives and ensure safety in their efforts to deal with floods and relief work.

The notice urged all troops to solve practical problems for frontline soldiers and send out army cadres as field commanders. Party members in the army and armed police forces should fight wherever they were needed most, it said.

As heavy rains continue to pound parts of north China, tens of thousands of soldiers and armed police have been mobilized to fight floods and help with flood relief work.

In northeast China's Jilin Province, more than 10,000 armed police were defending large reservoirs and hydropower stations and preparing for more extreme weather.

In northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, armed police restored traffic Thursday on the 219 National Road which had been blocked by mud flows on Wednesday night.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:燕勐)

  • Do you have anything to say?

双语词典
dictionary

  
Special Coverage
  • Premier Wen Jiabao visits Hungary, Britain, Germany
  • From drought to floods
Major headlines
Editor's Pick
  • Staff members watch a screen showing the blast-off of the Long March-2FT1 carrier rocket loaded with Tiangong-1 unmanned space lab module at Beijing Aerospace Control Center, Sept. 29, 2011. Commander-in-chief of China's manned space program Chang Wanquan announced Thursday night that the launch of Tiangong-1 space lab module was successful. (Xinhua/Wang Shen)
  • Chinese President Hu Jintao watches the launch of Tiangong-1 space lab module at Beijing Aerospace Control Center in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 29, 2011. Other members of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, including Wu Bangguo, Jia Qinglin, Li Changchun, Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang and Zhou Yongkang, are also present. (Xinhua/Rao Aimin)
  • The graphics shows the launch procedures of the carrier rocket of Tiangong-1 space lab module, Long March-2FT1 on Sept. 29, 2011. (Xinhua/Lu Zhe)
  • Image taken from Beijing Aerospace Control Center shows a Long March-2FT1 carrier rocket loaded with Tiangong-1 unmanned space lab module blasting off from the launch pad at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China's Gansu Province, Sept. 29, 2011. (Xinhua)
  • On Sept. 28, tourists travel around the Mingshashan Scenic Area in Dunhuang, Gansu province by camel. With the National Day vacation right around the corner, more and more tourists from home and abroad are going to Dunhuang. Riding on a camel, they travel in the desert to enjoy the cities rare form of natural scenery. (Xinhua/Zhang Weixian)
  • Chinese forest armed forces work together with forest firefighters on Sept. 28. (Xinhua/Chai Liren)
Hot Forum Discussion