Military emergency rescue efforts to achieve non-blocking communications coverage of the Southwest
data for: During the Wenchuan disaster relief, airborne troops parachute in the affected areas. Liu Yinghua photo
Xinhua CHENGDU, May 11 (Zhuying Tao, Jiang four powers) reporter learned from relevant departments, three years after the earthquake today, Chengdu Military Region, set up more professional emergency rescue “fist” force, forming a southwest emergency rescue mechanism.
2008 in the Wenchuan earthquake relief, the relief army main force and commando units played a role. Chengdu Military Region is duty-bound, first to deal with emergencies to save lives and finally evacuate area.
3 years, according to the Wenchuan earthquake disaster relief experience, the establishment of the Chengdu Military Region to further improve the response to emergency command mechanism, forming a response to a variety of natural disasters and 24 emergency cases always special contingency plans, emergency rescue force covering the entire Southwest region.
“Southwest is the most serious natural disasters in China one of the areas in the country the highest level of seismic activity in the mainland the same time, a variety of mountain disasters, forest fires, ice storms, extreme weather disasters, industrial accidents disasters hair, rapid-response capability of the forces and specialized rescue capabilities and set higher requirements. “Ministry of Chengdu Military Region, said the person responsible.
The official said the new emergency aid mechanism, the force strength of the construction of emergency rescue mode, new changes have occurred:
One of the changes, relying on professional military construction arm emergency rescue efforts, to achieve “peacetime one.”
a group of military corps established in 2003 earthquake disaster emergency rescue team, worked in Wenchuan earthquake relief play an important role. May 12, 2009, the first anniversary of the earthquake, this expansion of the number of rescue teams to 300 people, equipped with search and rescue dogs, life detector, rescue and other advanced equipment, ejector, with a sudden response to 7 above earthquake major disasters and other emergency rescue capabilities.
Not long ago, the Corps of Engineers has ordered the formation of a national transportation emergency rescue team.
“in future disaster relief, these well-equipped, well-trained, professional force, will be the first to enter the disaster area.” Nie Xuezheng head of the Corps of Engineers said.
similar standing professional emergency response team, Chengdu Military Region has set up 31 years, including five national-level Emergency expertise, 26 provincial-level emergency response expertise, the total strength of over 1 million people.
change of the two, militia and reserve forces to become professional emergency rescue an important part.
2009 In November, the Corps of Engineers Reserve in Sichuan Province and a chemical group co-founded a reserve Sichuan comprehensive emergency rescue unit, equipped with a billion dollars worth of sophisticated emergency rescue equipment.
At the same time, Southwest is also relying on the militia and reserve force around the formation of more than 230 branches, more than 40,000 professional rescue and protection efforts.
which, Chengdu, Chengdu militia garrison established comprehensive emergency rescue unit, equipped with a powered parachute, motor boats, GPS locator, marine satellite phones and other special equipment to perform the city fire, flood, geological disasters, forest fire and other emergency rescue missions. In 2010, the team has participated in Yushu in Qinghai Province, Gansu Zhouqu, Sichuan storm debris flow disaster relief, played an important role.
The third change, no obstruction of emergency communications to achieve.
“Our special emergency duty phone, to run through the military within the Army, division, brigade, regiment and even the Military, Armed Forces Departments and other agencies at all levels of command, it applies to emergency communication means, at any complex adverse circumstances, the instructions can transmit a timely manner. “Chengdu Military Region, Hong Fu, Minister of Communications, said.
In addition, the Chengdu Military Region, also southwest of the five provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities) of the Communications Authority, telecom operators, radio management organizations signed a military cooperation agreement, the local communication system of power into the national defense reserve forces, the establishment of emergency communications from the peacetime and wartime command structure, the basic guarantee in response to various natural disasters communication no “blind spot.”
The fourth change, the establishment of military and emergency information sharing mechanism.
2010, the Chengdu Military Region, mapping, meteorology and other related departments and business units in Sichuan Province signed a cooperation agreement to share relevant data and information. The agreement, to both military data on a regular basis to achieve the basic information sharing, exchange and update, in the future too Chengzhong Jun emergency rescue to the two sides will jointly owned precise geographic coordinates, hydrological and meteorological aspects of professional and technical support for the successful rescue mission carried out to provide a reliable guarantee.
“With the maturing of the emergency rescue system and rescue forces to enhance the professional military, disaster relief in the future in the past, sent troops into the pattern formed will be broken and replaced by different branches of the military force composed of professional backbone to form emergency communications, search and rescue teams, teams ranked insurance, medical and epidemic prevention teams, resettlement teams and other professional rescue squad, to take land, air, water flexible, in batches into the hardest hit, focus on the implementation of efficient and orderly rescue mission . “Chengdu Military Region Department official said.