July 2021, Hifei rescue boats are taking part in the flood-relief of Xinxiang county, Zhengzhou city, Henan province, China:
In late July 2021, a heavy rainfall hit Xinxiang county, Zhengzhou City, Henan province.
The disaster befell to 287,713 people in 140 towns and townships in 31 counties and districts in Henan province, including Zhengzhou, Luoyang, Pingdingshan, Anyang, Jiaozuo, Sanmenxia, Nanyang, Xinyang, Zhoukou and Zhumadian. Crop disaster area 20178.47 hectares, direct economic loss was up to RMB104.6047 yuan.
In this emergency, Hifei Marine responded quickly ------ organize supplies, arrange for fast delivery logistics vehicles, load our inflatable rescue boats, and rushed to aid:
Hifei Marine has been donating inflatable boat to Blue Sky Rescue team for years.
Blue Sky Rescue team is the largest civilian aid organization in China, a team of volunteer from ordinary Chinese people, they may be doctor, teacher, police, barber, programmers …… to be qualified as a BSR member after training and accumulating service time.
When disaster occurs, they will immediately turn to “Smurfs” who offer professional rescue service with various knowledge and skills.
There are more than 300 teams from 22 provinces, about 3100 personnel took part in this rescue. For personnel search and rescue, a total of more than 100000 people were evacuated by BSR team. They also help in transportation and distribution of relief materials ------ food, water, daily necessities, and disinfectant in the disaster areas.
In this flood-relief rescue, thrilling things happened almost every day, and team suffered heavy losses, with at least 100 boats damaged, eg Jiangsu team has only 170 people and dozens of boat, they fought for a day and a night without rest to help 6000~7000 trapped people out of the flood, but lost 14pcs of rescue boat in the mean time.
Now we see our Hifei boats arrived, taking part in the rescue with Blue Sky Rescue members:
Post time: Jul-06-2021