Fenghuang County has experienced heavy rainfall since June 2. The county's 33,000 volunteers carried out various services such as emergency rescue, relocating trapped people to safe places, road clearance, and delivery of materials during the Dragon Boat Festival holiday. The efforts help protect the safety of people's lives and property. As of the afternoon of June 6, Fenghuang Ancient Town and various urban and rural scenic spots resumed normal work.
In the face of heavy rainfall, Fenghuang County quickly launched a flood control emergency plan. The organization department immediately issued a "red mobilization order", calling on the county's Party organizations and Party members to participate in flood control and disaster relief work. The county's civilization office issued a proposal to call on the county’s volunteer service organizations, volunteers, and citizens to participate in flood control and disaster relief work. The county's 17 centers and 282 stations for promoting cultural and ethical advancement in the new era quickly responded, and 287 resident work teams shouldered the flood control and disaster relief work. A total of 33,000 volunteers in the county devoted themselves to flood control and provided volunteer services.
More than 12,000 volunteers, including police officers, firefighters, members of militia emergency teams, village (community) leaders, and grid chiefs in Fenghuang County led the way in rising to challenges and relocated 15,564 trapped people to safe areas. Heavy rainfall caused a landslide and traffic disruptions. Party member volunteers from the county's transportation department inspected hidden dangers to ensure smooth road traffic. The county's urban management department established a safety emergency team and dispatched nearly 1,000 volunteers to protect Fenghuang Ancient Town and engage in flood control and disaster relief. The county's sanitation department and the merchants in the ancient town have done a good job in garbage cleaning, silt removal, and environmental disinfection, to ensure the safety of the people and the return of normal order in the tourism sector.
Source from: Xiao Juan，Hunan Provincial Government