China launches emer­gency re­sponse to Ty­phoon Lekima

Fiji Sun - - China News -

Bei­jing: China’s dis­as­ter re­lief author­ity launched a level III emer­gency re­sponse, as Ty­phoon Lekima is ex­pected to make land­fall in the coastal ar­eas of East China’s Zhe­jiang prov­ince to­day, the Min­istry of Emer­gency Man­age­ment said. The State Flood Con­trol and Drought Re­lief Head­quar­ters has dis­patched work teams to guide lo­cal re­lief work, the min­istry said.

The min­istry called on re­lated depart­ments to in­ten­sify re­al­time mon­i­tor­ing of weather changes and is­sue alerts promptly to re­duce dam­ages and en­sure peo­ple’s safety.

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