To the Rescue
China is set to transform its fire services and armed forestry police into a national firefighting rescue team, according to a new government plan.
Released by the General Office of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and the General Office of the State Council, the plan aims to improve the country’s disaster prevention, rescue and workplace safety, as well as to protect life and property and maintain social stability.
Specific management and safeguard measures for the team will be released and improved. After three years of trials, a mature policy system in line with laws and regulations will be formed.
“The forces and resources of emergency rescue should be optimized and integrated to give full