Urumqi Meteorological Disaster Prevention Measures

Original Language Title: 乌鲁木齐市气象灾害防御办法

Read the untranslated law here: http://www.chinalaw.gov.cn/article/fgkd/xfg/dfzfgz/201204/20120400367260.shtml

Urumqi meteorological disaster prevention measures (December 10, 2011 the city of Urumqi municipal people's Government at the 38th Executive meeting to 111th, published since December 24, 2011 the city of Urumqi people's Government as of February 1, 2012) first in order to strengthen the prevention of meteorological disasters, avoiding, mitigating losses caused by meteorological disasters, protect people's lives and property safety, promoting sustainable economic and social development, in accordance with the People's Republic of China law, the State Council regulations on prevention of meteorological disasters and other laws and regulations,

    This municipality actually, these measures are formulated.

    Article of meteorological disaster prevention activities within the administrative area of the city, these measures shall apply.

    Article meteorological disaster prevention work to implement people-oriented, science, Department of Defense joint principles of social participation.

    Article citizens, legal persons and other organizations have an obligation to participate in the work of meteorological disaster prevention and self-help in the meteorological disaster aid.

    Citizens, legal persons and other organizations are encouraged to pass the insurance and other forms of improved prevention of meteorological disasters and post-disaster self-help skills.

    Fifth of municipal, district (County) Government should strengthen the Organization and leadership of prevention of meteorological disasters and prevention of meteorological disaster response coordination mechanism established and perfected, work of meteorological disaster prevention into national economic and social development planning, and will incorporate the work of meteorological disaster prevention funding budget.

    The township (town) people, neighborhood offices shall identify personnel, assist the competent meteorological and related Department of meteorological disaster prevention awareness, emergency contacts, information delivery, disaster hazard reporting and investigation work. Sixth of municipal, district (County) meteorological authorities are responsible for meteorological disaster prevention work within their respective administrative areas.

    Meteorological departments without the district (County), which work by the municipal meteorological authorities are responsible for prevention of meteorological disasters.

    Home, health, transport, public safety, construction, land resources, water supply, agriculture and animal husbandry, and forestry (garden) departments shall, in accordance with their respective responsibilities, to make prevention of meteorological disasters.

    Seventh of municipal, district (County) people's Governments shall arrange the competent meteorological meteorological disaster prevention planning and other relevant departments, and characteristics of meteorological disasters and potential hazards and development of meteorological disaster contingency plans. Eighth of municipal, district (County) people's Governments shall arrange to carry out meteorological disaster emergency exercise and improve emergency rescue capability.

    The village (neighborhood) committees, enterprises and institutions shall assist in prevention of meteorological disasters to disseminate knowledge and meteorological disasters emergency drill work.

    Nineth of municipal, district (County) people's Government and the relevant departments should be based on needs of meteorological disaster prevention, strengthening the agricultural and pastoral areas of meteorological disaster prevention, monitoring, and information dissemination infrastructure, and adopt comprehensive measures, do a meteorological disaster prevention work in agricultural and pastoral areas.

    The competent meteorological departments tenth of municipal meteorological station shall be in accordance with the responsibility to the society issuing severe weather warning and meteorological disaster warning signals, and informed to the disaster prevention and rescue departments; other organizations or individuals may issue to the community disaster weather warning and meteorological disaster warning signals.

    11th of municipal, district (County) Government should establish and improve the meteorological disaster warning information release system, and according to the needs of prevention of meteorological disasters, transportation hubs, public places and other densely populated areas and meteorological disaster-prone regions to establish disaster weather warning, meteorological early warning signal and broadcast facilities, and ensure the normal operation of the facility.

    12th of municipal, district (County) Government and related departments should be based on severe weather alerts, weather warnings and meteorological hazards emergency plan standard, starts the appropriate emergency decisions made in a timely manner and simultaneously the level people's Government and to the public.

    13th of municipal, district (County) Government and related departments should be based on meteorological disasters and emergency needs, in accordance with the People's Republic of China emergency response Act to take emergency measures when the urgency of the situation, mobilization, transfer, evacuation disaster threats to organizations, self-help and mutual rescue.

    Article 14th meteorological disaster emergency plans after the meteorological departments should organize their respective meteorological station to strengthen meteorological disaster monitoring and assessment, enabling emergency mobile facilities for meteorological disaster monitoring, meteorological services, in time to level people's Government, authorities reported disastrous weather conditions, trends and to assess the results, for the defense of the people's Governments at the corresponding level organizations provide the basis of meteorological disasters.

    15th meteorological, land resources, water, farming, forestry (gardens) and other departments should be according to the occurrence and development of meteorological disaster situation, derivative and secondary disaster caused by meteorological factors in strengthening the joint monitoring and appropriate emergency plans and carry out emergency work.

    16th media such as radio, television, newspapers and telecommunications should be timely and accurate dissemination of meteorological disaster to society, development and emergency situations, and publish timely sowing, spots, or upon request.

    17th of municipal, district (County) Government and departments concerned shall provide the competent meteorological with the severe weather occurs, disaster information on development trends and developments, adjusted in accordance with the relevant provisions of meteorological disaster level meteorological disaster emergency measures lifted or made decisions.

    18th weather disaster emergency work after the municipal, district (County) people's Governments shall organize the relevant departments to investigate the meteorological disasters within their respective administrative areas assessment, develop a reconstruction plan and corrective measures, and report to the previous Government.

    19th in violation of this regulation, the competent Meteorological Department and other relevant departments and their staff, have one of the following acts, by its superior organ or supervisory organs shall be ordered to correct serious cases, directly responsible in charge and other direct liable persons shall be given disciplinary actions constitute a crime, criminal responsibility shall be investigated in accordance with law:

    (A) failing to take meteorological disaster prevention measures;

    (B) concealment, false report or due to negligence caused a major omission, misstatement of disaster weather warning and meteorological early warning signals;

    (C) has failed to take timely meteorological disaster emergency measures;

    (D) failing to perform their duties in other acts.

    20th article violates these rules, any of the following acts by the municipal, district (County) people's Government or the relevant Department in charge shall command a correction; activities contravening public security management, by the public security organs shall be subject to punishment constitutes a crime, criminal responsibility shall be investigated in accordance with law:

    (A) failing to take meteorological disaster prevention measures;

    (B) is not subject to the local government and related departments of meteorological disaster emergency decisions, orders, or do not tie in with the implementation of meteorological disaster emergency measures taken in accordance with the law.

    21st in violation of this Regulation shall be subject to administrative penalties, the meteorological departments in accordance with the relevant laws, rules and regulations shall be punished. 22nd article this way come into force February 1, 2012.