Shouguang, a vegetable town, has lost nearly 1 billion yuan of water directly from 18,000 greenhouses.

 Shouguang, a vegetable town, has lost nearly 1 billion yuan of water directly from 18,000 greenhouses.

On the evening of August 11, Lichma landed again in Shandong Peninsula, bringing a strong wind and heavy precipitation to the area.

As the largest vegetable distribution center and important vegetable producing area in China, some areas of Shouguang City, Weifang City, Shandong Province, known as Vegetable Township, were seriously affected.

On the morning of December 12, Shouguang held a press conference to inform all sectors of society about the work of typhoon prevention. From 9:00 on August 10 to 22:00 on August 11, the average rainfall in Shouguang was 287.4 mm, equivalent to 632 million cubic meters. The precipitation in this process was the largest since the meteorological records were recorded in 1959.

The strongest precipitation in 60 years, Shouguang actively produces self-help

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All the 15 towns and districts in the city exceed 200 mm. Among them, Wenjia Street 359.9 mm, Hualong Town 358.6 mm, Sun Jiaji Street 351.8 mm, Jitai Town 347.7 mm, Taitou Town 334.1 mm and Gucheng Street 302 mm. The Danhe and Yao rivers in Shouguang City are full of rivers and are making every effort to rescue them. Due to the long duration and high intensity of this heavy rain, according to preliminary statistics, 18,000 greenhouses in low-lying and waterlogging-prone areas of Shouguang City inflow water, 130,000 mu of farmland affected area, 93,000 people evacuated from some villages along the river, resulting in direct economic losses of nearly 1 billion yuan.

In response to the rapidly changing rains and water conditions, Shouguang City timely studied and issued early warning information. At 17:40 p.m. on the 10th, the municipal defense finger started the emergency response of typhoon II. From the early morning of the 11th, all members of the municipal team came to Baoyou Town to direct drainage rescue on the spot, and the rescue teams organized by various departments arrived at the scheduled places one after another. Point. The provincial and municipal Party committees attached great importance to it. On the morning of November, Secretary Liu Jiayi of the provincial Party committee, Secretary Huixinan of Weifang and Mayor Tian Qingying came to Shouguang City to direct the first-line dispatch. Especially in view of the high pressure of the Danhe River flood discharge, the Danhe River diversion and flood discharge scheme was determined on the spot, and the mechanical and rescue forces were mobilized. At present, the Danhe River diversion and flood discharge have been carried out After excavation. With the joint efforts of the Party members and the masses in the whole city, the flood relief has achieved phased results.

Efforts should be made to organize emergencies and drainage. We have organized the allocation of 1404 construction machinery vehicles, 97 681 sand and gravel, 200,000 construction waste, 10,400 tons of steel sand, more than 200,000 tons of bags and woven bags, 20 charge boats, and 300 mobilization excavators in Weifang and Shandong provinces. Organize and coordinate 121 rescue teams composed of municipal departments, large and medium-sized enterprises and 8 social professional rescue teams to participate in rescue and disaster relief. Coordination of 1600 active service officers and soldiers, 300 reserve service, 300 firefighters all put into rescue and rescue. Provincial Emergency Management Department sent more than 10 experts to help our city, providing strong support for us to win the hard battle of rescue and disaster relief.

We should properly transfer and resettle the masses. Adhere to putting the safety of peoples lives and property in the first place, and do a good job in transferring and resettling the affected people. At present, centralized resettlement sites have been set up to provide timely shelter, food, medical and epidemic prevention and security for the transferred people. Every day, all kinds of daily necessities are distributed to the resettlement sites on time and according to the requirements to ensure each person. The masses have food, clean water and timely treatment of illness.

Drainage of waterlogging in greenhouses and fields should be done well. Beginning at 12 oclock on November 11, water accumulation outside and seepage inside greenhouses began to appear in greenhouses. Jitai, paddy fields, Luocheng, Sun Jiaji, Wenjia, Yangkou and other towns and streets quickly organized the masses to start 450 self-provided water pumps and drainage pumps allocated in the city and put them into drainage work. At the same time, we should organize cadres in towns and villages to do a good job of psychological counseling and reassurance for the affected people, and guide the whole minds of the people to actively produce and save themselves.

Flood control in urban areas should be carried out in an all-round way. Beginning on the afternoon of October 10, a comprehensive inspection and dangerous investigation was conducted in the urban area. Pumping stations were opened in serious water-logged sections, and traffic control and warning signs were installed to ensure the safety of vehicles and pedestrians. Some rain outlets near Mihe section of Nongsheng Street and 308 National Highway were blocked to prevent recharge. On the morning of November 11, assembled retaining walls were installed on both sides of Wangkou, Zhangjianqiao and Hanqiao Mihe Bridge, and all of them were installed before the arrival of the flood peak.

Next, under the strong leadership of provincial and Weifang municipal governments, Shouguang will firmly establish the people-centered development idea, take disaster resistance and mitigation as the primary political task at present, coordinate the dispatch of forces from all walks of life, do a good job in emergency rescue, personnel placement and other related work, and fully safeguard the lives of the people. Property security; organizing capable forces to carry out pull-net survey on the main rivers of Mihe, Danhe and Tahe, timely discovering and eliminating all kinds of hidden dangers and preventing new secondary disasters; doing a good job in psychological counseling, emotional comfort, health and epidemic prevention for the affected people, and striving to maintain social stability in general.

Local staff: It is not expected to have a significant impact on food prices.

Pengmei News reported on the 11th that afternoon, a staff member of the Propaganda Department of Shouguang Municipal Committee told reporters that Shouguang City had launched flood control preparations on August 9 to cope with the upcoming flood peak. In addition, the flood is not expected to have a significant impact on vegetable prices.

Shouguang Municipal Government Network shows that the vegetable production base in Shouguang City has developed to 600,000 mu. A total of 586 varieties have been certified as three products and one standard for agricultural products. The China Shouguang Vegetable Index has been issued successfully, and 20 consecutive international vegetable science and technology expositions have been successfully held. Shouguang is a famous home of Chinese vegetables.

Shouguang mainly grows tomatoes, cucumbers, eggplants, peppers and other crops. At present, Jitai Town, a greenhouse vegetable growing area in the upstream zone, has been affected by disasters.

In addition, Beijing Youth Daily reporter learned from the Propaganda Department of Shouguang Municipal Committee on November 11 that the disaster situation along Jitai Town, Mihe River and Danhe River, which is low-lying in Shouguang, is relatively serious. However, Jitai Town government staff said that the current idle season, there are basically no crops in the greenhouse, the flood has little impact on vegetables.

On the same day, Sui Yumei, the manager of Shouguang Price Index Inspection and Testing Center, told Peng Mei News that the disaster was not as serious as last year. In addition, this years measures are better, Mi River and Dan River are also diverted. This years vegetable price rise is not expected to have a significant impact.

Sui Yumei introduced that due to the recent general rainstorm in the whole country, vehicles transporting vegetables to and from Shouguang could not arrive in time, resulting in local northern vegetables such as cabbage, tomatoes, cabbage and other prices per kilogram increased by about one cent in the first two days.

The staff of the Propaganda Department of the Municipal Party Committee said that Shouguang City had made preparations for flood control on August 9, and made preparations for flood control materials such as self-provided electricity and sand bags. On the morning of November 11, a notice was issued for the transfer of the affected people. At present, the flood peak has not yet arrived, and all departments in the city are working hard to cope with it and actively evacuate the affected people.

Securities Times said on the 12th that public data showed that the number of greenhouses in Shouguang City was 147,000, that is to say, the number of damages accounted for about 12% of the total. Last year, the number of disasters was about 106,000, with more than two-thirds of them.

There are more than 30 kinds of vegetable varieties in 9 categories. Sixteen indexes have risen, six indexes have fallen, and the rest are flat. Photo Source: Shouguang Vegetable Industry Holding Group Price Index Office

However, Wang Dazhi, head of the Love Vegetable Cooperative in Zhuzhuang Village, Luocheng Street, Shouguang City, told Interface News on November that the disaster this year was worse than last year. Our cooperative has a total of five or six hundred mu of land, basically affected by the disaster.

Fortunately, it is the idle season of Shouguang greenhouse. In an interview with the media, the head of the relevant departments of the local government said that there are basically no crops in the greenhouse, and the flood has little impact on vegetables.

At present, however, the main impact is on vegetable farmersplanting plans. It was meant to start planting cucumbers, tomatoes, peppers and eggplants at this time, but now the water is flooded and the greenhouse cant be planted, Wang Dazhi said. After being affected by Typhoon on August 9, the current standing water in the field, according to different topography, reaches 2-3 meters in the deepest part, and the standing water is also about 30 or 40 centimeters in general.

Wang Dazhi said that after last years floods, the local water conservancy had been renovated and the renovation was effective, but the water was still too big and the land was flooded. However, at present, most of the crops in the greenhouse are flooded, and the greenhouse itself has not been damaged yet.

If it doesnt rain tomorrow or tomorrow, vegetable prices should not be affected in the short term. If the rain continues to increase, the future greenhouse planting plan will definitely need to be changed. Han Quanliang, the director of Shouguang Citizen Long Vegetable Professional Cooperative, said.

Source: Responsible Editor of Observer Network: Wang Xiaowu_NF