CHINA Disaster monitoring, early warning systems improved in China to protect residents from floods

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Disaster monitoring, early warning systems improved in China to protect residents from floods

By Wang Yunna, Zhang Wen | People's Daily

11:20, August 01, 2020

Photo taken on July 22 in Tongda township, Lujiang county, Hefei, capital of east China’s Anhui province, shows a police helicopter flying to rescue people in areas affected by floods. (Photo by Zuo Xuechang/People’s Daily Online)

Photo shows two residents sharing with each other the supplies they received at a temporary relocation site for flood prevention in a middle school of Tangchi township, Lujiang county, Hefei, July 24. (Photo by Liu Xiaohua/People’s Daily Online)

Chinese People’s Liberation Army soldiers take a rest during flood rescue in Yingshang county, east China’s Anhui province, July 26. (Photo by Dai Wenxue/People’s Daily Online)

A volunteer teaches calligraphy to children at a relocation site in a normal college in Hefei, July 27. Since the water levels of the rivers in Sanhe township, Feixi county, Hefei, surpassed the safe level because of continuous heavy rainfall, more than 600 residents in Sanhe township were transferred to the relocation site. (Photo by Xu Yong/People’s Daily Online)

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