China Floods: China situation in floods 2021
Now to china where a cleanup operation is underway in the country’s central hennan province after devastating floods. Days of heavy rain has left much of the region submerged at least 33 people have been killed. Thousands displaced and many are still missing.But there was a moment of hope when rescuers pulled a three-month-old baby from a collapsed building in shenzhou city.
Local media say the baby had been buried under the rubble for a day and a night before being found the child is now in hospital as and is in a stable condition. Many areas in henan province still lack basic services and residents are taking stock of the devastation flood waters rushed through ganges city. Near the capital of henan province leaving behind not only an immense cleanup but also an immeasurable sense of loss. Things won’t be returning to normal. Anytime soon with authorities struggling to cope with the scale of the disaster.
People don’t have water to drink now and they don’t have electricity. The cell phone signal only resumed today. Days of heavy rain have brought cities in henan province to a standstill stranded residents wait for rescue boats or heavy machinery to carry them to safety. Even now the scale of the disaster is still emerging subway commuters watched the waters fill up the carriages. All the way up to their necks. Many died in this incident on wednesday before emergency workers could reach those trapped inside. Still dozens of reservoirs and dams are in danger of overflowing.
The government says it has deployed soldiers to divert rivers which burst their banks. Rescue teams have rushed to zhengzhou yang kaifung and other places in the region. Other troops in hanan province are ready to participate more than 3 million people in hanan province have been affected by the record rains with tens of thousands now living in emergency shelters. Others have been out on the streets picking through the mud to see what remains.
Well correspondent matthias berlinga is in shangzhou the capital of hanon province which has been hit hardest by the flooding mathias. What’s the situation there today? There is more access to the area now. Rescue operations are ongoing across henan province.