Overlooking Longwangmiao Village, Laojieji Township, Shangzhi City.
Liu Xiu, a villager in Changbao Village, Wuchang City, has tap water installed in his new house.
□Text/Photographed by our reporter Han Bo
On September 7, General Secretary Xi Jinping, who was inspecting Heilongjiang, came to Longwangmiao Village, Laojieji Township, Shangzhi City, which was severely affected by the disaster. He inspected the disaster situation, expressed condolences to the affected people, and asked that the houses be built before winter to keep the people warm. Spend the winter, minimize agricultural losses due to disasters, and work together to build a better home.
The extreme weather a week ago covered the houses in Longwangmiao Village, Jixiang, Laojie, Shangzhi City with snow. For 90-year-old Sun Xiuying, who lives alone in her newly built house, a few handfuls of firewood heated up the kang, and the warmth hit her face. The old man’s mood also changed from the confusion when the house was destroyed by floods three months ago, to a sense of security.
In early August, affected by a typhoon, some areas of Harbin suffered rare floods. Post-disaster recovery and reconstruction became the most urgent livelihood project.
Live up to the great trust, seize the day and work together to tackle the difficulties. As of October 19, all 19,225 damaged houses planned to be rebuilt and repaired this year in Harbin City have been completed, one day earlier than the day when the heating bolts are turned on; disaster prevention and reduction measures have been implemented to minimize farmland production losses, and Shangzhi City and other disaster-stricken areas have “fengshui” “To make up for the loss”, the autumn grain harvest was as good as in previous years; we stepped up repairs of infrastructure, secured the bottom line of people’s livelihood, showed new improvements and changes in post-disaster recovery, and the cadres and people in the disaster-stricken areas went all out to build a better new home.
A big disaster means a big test. Over the past few days, reporters have conducted interviews in some disaster-stricken areas and felt that not long after the storm has left, homes have taken on a new look and people’s hearts are firmly moving forward.
Concentrate on tackling tough tasks and win hard tasks
Warm winter for disaster-stricken people
During the long winter, having a warm home is the greatest expectation of the people.
Immediately after the disaster, Harbin City regarded ensuring that the affected people could survive the winter safely and warmly as an urgent and hard task. The city and district (county) levels coordinated command, project-based and list-based scheduling, aiming at the time node of October 20, and launched a centralized battle.
“My new house is warmer than the building. I moved in before the Mid-Autumn Festival. The walls and roof have been installed with insulation boards, and floor heating has been installed. The snow has cooled down in the past few days, and the house is very warm.” said Zhao Zhishan, a villager in Longwangmiao Village. Although he was afraid of catching a cold, he happily told reporters that the new house was well-equipped and very comfortable to live in.
On November 12, the reporter learned during an interview that Shangzhi City has established a ledger to focus on completing the tasks of repairing and building damaged houses, clarifying restoration and reconstruction methods, time limits and subsidy policies on a household-by-household basis, as well as basic data and appraisal results of damaged houses. , transformation methods and construction plans have been “cleared in one table”. For people who have difficulty building their own houses, the Provincial Water Conservancy and Hydropower Group was recommended for reconstruction; idle houses were screened to provide convenience for people to buy houses, and the company took the lead in completing the restoration and reconstruction of 4,240 damaged houses on October 10.
“The house damage assessment was completed at the end of August, and the new house was built on September 16. The construction team and building materials were all contacted by township and community cadres. It was minus 10 degrees Celsius outside in the morning, and the kang was burned last night. Today, the temperature in the house is close to 20 degrees Celsius. ℃, the house is very well insulated.” On November 11, the reporter came to Sun Jingquan’s home in Linjiang Hutong, Fendoudong Community, Yanshou Town, Yanshou County. In early August, there was 2 meters of water here. Now the walls of the new house are solid and thick, and the house is warm and comfortable.
The construction period is arranged closely according to the time node. Yanshou County implements the working method of “one grid, one map, one household, one table”. The disaster-stricken households handle real estate registration and reconstruction approval “urgent matters are handled urgently and special matters are handled specially”. The construction bureau tied up the work with the disaster-stricken towns. Door and window factories and color steel building materials factories inside and outside the county produced 24 hours a day. 16 construction teams raced against time and efficiently completed the annual repair and renovation tasks of 1,697 disaster-damaged houses.
The reporter learned from the office of the Harbin Municipal Post-disaster Recovery and Reconstruction Leading Group that the battle to repair and rebuild disaster-damaged houses was fully successful by seizing the prime time of the two months before winter. Among the 19,225 damaged houses completed, a total of 4,414 houses were rebuilt (including 1,076 houses purchased and replaced), and 14,811 houses were repaired. A small number of people affected by the disaster in newly built houses cannot move back for the time being, and have solved the problem by staying with relatives and friends, renting houses for a short period of time, etc. to ensure a warm winter.
Protect the granary and ensure a good harvest
Live and work in peace and contentment
“After the floods occurred, the cooperative immediately sprayed foliar fertilizers on the rice and sprayed fungicides to prevent pests and diseases. The weather has been sunny since autumn, and the quality and yield of rice have improved.” Xinhe Organic Rice Professional Cooperative 12000, Jiaxin Town, Yanshou County Mu of ecological green rice will have a bumper harvest this year. In the ice and snow, Yao Hongliang, chairman of the cooperative, was busy processing production and rushing orders.
After the disaster, only by quickly resuming production can we have the confidence to be self-reliant and rebuild our homes.
After the flood subsided, Harbin City comprehensively promoted the restoration of agricultural production, minimized agricultural losses due to disasters, protected the “big granary”, and gave the affected people more energy and confidence to rebuild their homes. Data show that the city has organized a total of 4.389 million acres of stagnant water to be drained, and 11.777 million acres of foliar fertilizers and plant growth regulators have been sprayed. During the critical period of post-disaster food production, agricultural technicians went to the front line to guide disaster-stricken farmers around disaster damage reduction, prevention and control of pests and diseases, and worked together to create a “rich” scene.
Liu Xiu, a villager from Xinlitun, Changbao Village, Changbao Township, Wuchang City, planted 60 acres of rice. A large area of the rice field was flooded during the disaster. Active drainage and waterlogging, spraying of foliar fertilizers, and more than 60% of the harvest were regained. She said confidently: “The township and village are doing everything possible to help us find a way to return the autumn grain grains to the warehouse. We are not afraid of a little loss. We will continue to work next year.”
“Although we were affected by the disaster this year, the grain harvest has not decreased and is even higher than last year.” Li Dianyou, a villager in Longwangmiao Village, said cheerfully while sitting in his newly built house. His family has more than 200 acres of rice and more than 20 acres of water. Although the production of the disaster-stricken plots decreased, the production of the unaffected plots increased, bringing unexpected good benefits.
Wei Jinsheng, deputy director of the Shangzhi Municipal Agriculture and Rural Affairs Bureau, said that Shangzhi City has established multiple agricultural technology teams to guide the masses to strengthen field management, implement “one spray, multiple promotion” for corn and soybeans, and spray growth regulators and insecticides for rice. Fungicides, etc., realizing “abundance to make up for deficit”. According to agricultural technology production tests, the grain output is expected to reach 2.85 billion jins, exceeding the 2.7 billion jins harvest target at the beginning of the year.
Post-disaster recovery strives to improve
Build a beautiful new home
On October 18 this year, the Yanshou County urban branch pipe network reconstruction project started in Linjiang Hutong, Fendoudong Community, Yanshou Town. It is understood that the community is mostly made up of bungalows and is located in the lowest-lying area of Yanshou County. When floods come, the water depth reaches about two meters. As one of the post-disaster reconstruction projects, after completion, the tap water supply here will be completely distributed to households, and the phenomenon of pipe leaks and leaks will no longer exist.
Post-disaster reconstruction is a rebirth and an improvement.
While promoting infrastructure repair and ensuring the bottom line of people’s livelihood, Harbin City closely integrates restoration and reconstruction with promoting high-quality development and rural revitalization, striving to bring new changes and improvements to the living environment, so that people can live a better life.
At present, 11 flood-damaged national and provincial trunk roads, 505 rural roads, and 61 municipal roads in the disaster-stricken areas of Harbin have been opened. 43 urban heating facilities, 57 communication and power lines, and 52 schools have been fully restored. 23 flood-damaged main highway bridges and 315 rural highway bridges have been repaired and maintained. Emergency repairs were completed on 287 flood-damaged water conservancy projects.
To effectively guarantee the bottom line of people’s livelihood, Harbin City rescued 20,465 people during the transitional period, assisted 5,033 people in need of disaster relief, and distributed relief funds and materials equivalent to 2.6088 million yuan; 378 people were included in subsistence allowances due to the disaster, and 2,244 people were included in low-income population monitoring; the city’s 6,509 A total of 8.002 million yuan in aid funds were provided to students whose families were in financial difficulty due to the disaster.
Actively planning post-disaster reconstruction projects, currently, a total of 90 projects in the city’s disaster-stricken areas have been initially included in the list of projects to be supported in the “Post-disaster recovery and reconstruction plan to improve disaster prevention and reduction capabilities in North China with Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei as the focus” compiled by the National Development and Reform Commission.
Recently, Shangzhi City’s planning, housing and construction departments, together with rural cadres, came to Longwangmiao Village to conduct door-to-door visits to check whether the walls of repaired houses after freezing were strong. With the overall goal of “long-term high-quality development”, we will promote post-disaster recovery and reconstruction with high quality, promote the development of “agriculture, culture and tourism +” industries along the Longwangmiao Village, Jixiang, Laojie-Shangzhi South Station Tietong Highway, and create a number of livable, industrial and beautiful villages. New template.