Political Commissar of the Lanzhou Military Region, said rapid scientific Yushu earthquake relief efforts (Figure)
Qinghai reserve a repair brigade communications business unit after the earthquake emergency communication lines to ensure smooth communication
Although disaster organized army of 100,000 into the experience of the Wenchuan earthquake relief, the relief of Yushu non-war military troops still to make many new issues –
this human so far at an altitude of 4,000 meters above the plateau region launched the largest earthquake;
This is away from the city relies, the rescue forces and equipment, and materials alone a vulnerable transport routes for earthquake relief, thanks to the 2009 just the airport can still use the navigable Yushu;
This is the cold and oxygen, verbal communication inconvenience to the minority areas of earthquake relief, as well as multi-arms coordination, military coordination, logistics and other issues.
all this, are the core military capabilities, particularly military commanders at all levels of ability to organize and direct test of diversified military tasks and tests.
is the difficulty of such conditions, the relief force command decisions quickly, to send troops and supplies quickly and forces in place quickly, the main force and commandos played a role, won the leadership at all levels and the praise of the masses, once again attracted media attention and praise from overseas.
the Wenchuan earthquake relief two years ago compared to this time is more effective relief Yushu, orderly and effective. Behind the fast and efficient, there is a particularly important experience: strategizing, looking mighty force command.
the right decisions fast and efficient
disaster strikes, human life. CPC Central Committee, the State Council promptly made arrangements for the relief work.
is a visit abroad, the CPC Central Committee General Secretary and State President and CMC Chairman Hu Jintao immediately convene an emergency meeting with the delegation accompanying, together with the urgent analysis of domestic disaster were sent a briefing … … Hu President made important instructions, requiring emergency forces are worried about people in disaster areas, organizational strength, went to the line, go all out to support local relief struggle.
4 17 afternoon, the CPC Central Committee Political Bureau Standing Committee meeting, the full deployment of the current Yushu in Qinghai Province earthquake relief work. Meeting the requirements of the PLA and armed police commando units to give full play to the role, in order to win victory in quake relief and contribute.
4 18, Hu Jintao came to Yushu, to guide disaster relief work. In the junction town of Tashi Datong Village, Hu Jintao to the rescue of the Lanzhou Military Region, being the first on-site rescue team, an independent group of officers and soldiers Qinghai Military condolences. He pointed out that to do our best to rescue trapped workers, as long as there is hope, will have to lower our utmost to achieve.
disaster is an order! Time is life! Rush to the disaster, save lives, become a military earthquake relief work of the most important and most urgent task.
4 14, after the disaster, the CPC Central Committee, Central Military Commission vice chairman of the CPC Central Committee, Central Military Commission Vice Chairman Xu, immediately on the military to make arrangements to participate in relief work, requirements for the first task force to save, rescue work quickly. April 15, the Central Military Commission also held an emergency meeting to study deployment of troops earthquake relief work. General Staff, General Political Department jointly issued the first notice, requiring relief forces to strong leadership, determination, firm action, go all out to win relief in this tough battle. General Logistics Department first launched emergency response mechanism to mobilize rushed tents, medicines, food, etc. a lot of relief supplies, and organized five medical teams, a medical and epidemic prevention expert, two cabins to move into the disaster area hospitals. General Armament Department, the first professional rescue equipment for the military to add more than 20,000 sets of equipment and tools and equipment from around the urgent deployment of security experts to the region … …
the day of the earthquake, the headquarters command authorities to act quickly, to break general, “fast” character lead, the layout of soldiers. That night, the reporter interviewed here, see the comprehensive duty, air power, ground operations, integrated security, and other eight groups and orderly, as if the person’s central nervous system, body parts continuing to issue operational orders. Air-ground in hand, Qianjun together and to 15 am, 6390 people have been used force, including naval disaster assistance survey aircraft.
relief units on-site commander, political commissar of Lanzhou Military Region, said in an interview before Li Changhe, the relief from command, said first speed, second is science, science behind quickly, talking about science can be achieved quickly.
one official explained, this efficient and orderly, both from the Wenchuan earthquake relief and experience, but also from relevant institutions and regulations in force improvement of the system, reducing the number of intermediate links, highlighting “fast” first.
joint integrated military command
the Yushu relief, the flow of information, responsive, thanks to the military and disaster information sharing mechanism.
relief begins, one of the joint military command played a significant benefit. The establishment of the State Council earthquake relief headquarters, consists of eight working groups, Lanzhou Military Region, People’s Armed Police Force, General Staff Operations Department, to participate in disaster relief group, the General Logistics Department to participate in health and disease prevention group. Four command headquarters set up relief coordination group, sent to the quake zone in front of the working group, to guide and coordinate the military and armed police forces and relief operations.
At the same time, the military departments and the State Emergency Management Office, China Seismological Bureau, Ministry of Civil Affairs, Ministry of Health, Civil Aviation Administration, the Ministry of Transport, Administration of Work Safety, more than 20 departments and other state organs to maintain 24-hour contact, timely coordination of military and civilian disaster relief matters. Both military establishment in the first medical relief aid coordination mechanism, the Organization of medical assistance.
in the relief line, the Lanzhou Military Region, ordered the formation of joint Yushu earthquake relief headquarters of disaster relief troops into a unified command. Commander of the relief forces were sent to participate in local command structure appropriate relief.
This forces also mobile on the way, a road was quick to issue instructions. Qinghai troops advance into the group entered the mission area and place on the dock; Air Force radars operating unit reach the job, to protect the safe and efficient air transportation. To address Xining life leading to the junction town 820 km channel congestion problems arise along the Military, people’s armed forces and the militia and reserve forces into the area of ??responsibility Baochang Tong, a brigade of Lanzhou Military Region, 1600 Yu Guanbing assist local staff to maintain traffic order.
both by command of operational procedures, but also with the local forces command, in order to win this battle won relief opportunities.
Cost-effective scientific Command
a race against time, fighting with death, both spiritual strength, but by the spirit of science.
joint operation in the earthquake relief, there are few data concern: Beijing Military Region 60 the Corps of Engineers to carry professional equipment rescue unit, the Armed Police General Hospital, 30 medical teams, less than 13 after the earthquake one hour by plane arriving in the area to rescue them; less than 30 hours from the warehouse behind the army of 10 million copies of emergency dispatching field food service disaster; up at 0:00 on April 19, the PLA and armed police were deployed 12,693 troops in cold and oxygen conditions, no serious frostbite.
Yushu average elevation of 4,000 meters, cold weather, the oxygen content of only about 60% of the plains. Yushu earthquake relief command-line choice for the troops stationed in and around Qinghai, and the task performed here before the forces transferred to the disaster area, the troops adaptability, effective control of non-battle casualties. Yushu transferred from the Mainland to participate in the rescue forces, and timely knowledge of the officers and men for Plateau protection education and training. Practice in disaster relief, men are not afraid to play one hand fatigue, sacrifice, spirit of continuous fighting, on the one hand pay attention to science, to grasp the rhythm, scientific disaster.
hit to relatively narrow width, the unit capacity is limited, the relief is particularly prominent role of expertise. Armed forces a commander said: “Rescue forces should be much more to be fine.” A year ago, the military rely on national forces to establish the total size of 50,000 eight professional teams. In this relief, the expertise to play a big role.
present, villages and households of the search and rescue work is being carried out, leaders at all levels have begun to prepare for the reconstruction, the mobilization of forces the system of professional architectural design staff to assist local authorities in the work of the General Political Department Organization The first psychological services team has begun to start psychological counseling for people in disaster areas. (Newspaper reporter in front of group)
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