Shanghai will strengthen construction of multi-disaster early warning system

04-02-2013 Source:China Meteorological News Press

In the Report on the Work of the Government of annual sessions of NPC and CPPCC of Shanghai, Yang Xiong, Mayor of Shanghai stressed that it was imperative to strengthen the construction of multi-disaster early warning system so as to improve the capacity of emergency response. Meanwhile, fog and haze forecast, warning and emergency response has also been the hot topic of the representatives.


Tang Xu, Director-General of Shanghai Municipal Meteorological Administrator and member of Shanghai CPPCC suggested to take research on fog and haze influences and draft special emergency response plan based on relevant weather warning and departments coordination. Measures of departments should be defined. He also suggested to research on the influence mechanism of fog and haze to respiratory and cardiovascular diseases.


Another representative Tang Jingbo suggested promoting the release of fog and haze forecasts. When serious fog and haze hit, relevant information should be released through relevant platforms in the city.


Reporter Wang Jin

Editor Kong Yan

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