The Ministry of Natural Resources Comes to Mianyang for Investigation of Prevention and Control of Geological Disasters
2018-07-31

To fully investigate and manage hidden dangers of geographical disasters and to continuously improve capabilities of disaster prevention and mitigation

(Reporter: Li Jinhui) On July 18, Ling Yueming, deputy director of the Ministry of Natural Resources, came to Mianyang with his entourage for investigating the prevention and control of geological disasters. He demanded that all efforts should be made to promote the investigation and management of hidden dangers of geological disasters, and to continuously improve the capabilities of disaster prevention and mitigation, and to ensure the safety of people¡¯s lives and property.

Ling Yueming went to the Yongchang Town of Beichuan Qiang Ethnic Group Autonomous County with his entourage to investigate the post-disaster reconstruction. Later, they went tothe sites of the geological disaster control project, such as Qinglin Valley and Cherry Valley of Chenjia Dam Town, in a bid to conduct on-the-spot inspections and to listen to reports on the prevention and control of geological disasters.

Ling Yueming pointed out that it was now the main flood season, and different places of Sichuan were witnessing different degrees of heavy rainfall. All departments at all levels in Mianyang should attach great importance and do their best to do a good job in prevention and control of geological disasters to ensure people¡¯s safety. We should fully know the actual situations of hidden dangers, clarify priorities, classify policies, and put forward practical and effective methods to take responsibility for the people. We should go all out to promote the comprehensive management of geological disasters, and continuously improve the capabilities of disaster prevention and mitigation.

Ling Yueming stressed that it is necessary to firmly establish a sense of disaster prevention, put an end to lax and numb thinking, do a good job in disaster prevention and inspections of hidden dangers, conduct all-round and carpet-type investigations of hidden dangers, resolutely crack down on violations against laws and regulations that endanger natural resources, and raise the level of forecast and warning. We must do a good job in publicity, raise the people¡¯s awareness of safety and prevention, and do our best to fight geological disasters in the flood season; we must tighten the string of geological disasters at all times, further strengthen organizational leadership, improve working mechanisms, implement prevention measures, and establish long-term mechanism for prevention and control of geological disasters. We must promote the management of hidden dangers of geological disasters in an orderly manner, focus on solving hidden dangers fundamentally, prevent geological disasters to the greatest extent, and ensure the safety of people¡¯s lives and property.

Ling Yueming also expressed his condolences to the staff who adhered to the front line of geological disaster rescue, encouraged them to make persistent efforts, strengthen responsibility, increase inspections, ensure early detection and early prevention of geological disasters, and make every effort for geological disaster rescue.

Deputy mayor, Jing Dazhong, also participated in the investigation.