BEIJING, July 18 (Xinhua) -- The Organization Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) has issued a circular to call on primary-level CPC organizations and members to fully play their roles in flood control and relief work.
Noting that recent floods and waterlogging disasters in southern China have caused casualties and property losses, the circular described the situation in flood control as very severe.
The circular urged officials in affected regions to put themselves on the frontline, and adopt effective measures to combat the floods to ensure the safety of people's lives and property.
It also urged the primary-level CPC organizations and cadres in flood-stricken regions to carry out their duties, and go all out to fight the disaster, adding that hidden dangers should be cleared up promptly.
The circular called on Party organizations and cadres from unaffected regions to assist in the flood control work as well as in the restoration of production and living.