After the earthquake search and rescue work in Xingwen County, Sichuan Province, 38 614 people were affected and 17 people were injured.

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 After the earthquake search and rescue work in Xingwen County, Sichuan Province, 38 614 people were affected and 17 people were injured.


According to Yibins microblog, a 5.7 magnitude earthquake occurred in Zhoujiazhen, Xingwen County, at 12:46 on December 16, 2018. On the morning of December 18, the reporter learned from the emergency office of Yibin Municipal Government that the search and rescue work for the 12.16 earthquake in Xingwen County had basically ended at 19 p.m. on December 17.

As of 11:30 on December 18, the 12.16 earthquake in Xingwen County caused disasters in Xingwen County, Gongxian County, Gaoxian County, Nanxi District, Jiangan County, Changning County and Xuzhou District. The affected population was 38,614, 17 people were injured by the disaster, and 918 people were urgently relocated (653 people were centralized and 265 people were dispersed); 8 houses collapsed, 325 houses were seriously damaged, 745 houses were seriously damaged, and 13,200 houses were generally damaged. u3002

Next, while treating the injured, our city will properly resettle the affected people, ensure a warm winter, organize transportation, communications, electricity, water and other departments to repair infrastructure as soon as possible, plan ahead for post-disaster reconstruction, and ensure that post-disaster recovery and reconstruction can be effectively and orderly.

Source: Liable Editor of Beijing News: Li Hang_BJS 4645