On the morning of May 12, the launching ceremony of 2019 “5•12” propaganda activity for disaster prevention and mitigation day was held in Nanchang. Yi Lianhong, Provincial Governor, attended the ceremony and announced the launch of the propaganda activity for disaster prevention and mitigation day. Liu Qiang, Standing Member of the Provincial Party Committee and Deputy Provincial Governor attended the ceremony and delivered a speech. Mayor Liu Jianyang, Deputy General Secretary of the Provincial Government Song Diwei and Deputy Mayor Yang Wenbin attended the ceremony.
Liu Qiang said at the ceremony that May 12 is the 11th “Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Day” in China and is also the 11th anniversary of the Wenchuan Earthquake. The Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Day was set on the anniversary of the great earthquake to alert the public that when we march toward the future, we should never forget the past. In recent years, the Provincial Party Committee and Provincial Government have been guided by the new ideas of Xi Jinping on disaster prevention, disaster mitigation and disaster relief, having adhered to the philosophy of “Prevention as Primary, Emergency Response as Importance, Management as Key”, constantly improving the disaster prevention and mitigation system, having achieved great progress in disaster prevention, mitigation and relief.
Source: Nanchang Daily