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Vice Premier orders reconstruction finished in three years in Qinghai quake zone

05-12-2010 08:41 BJT Special Report: 7.1-magnitude Quake Hit Qinghai, China |

YUSHU, May 11 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang has called on reconstruction teams to finish their work within three years in the earthquake stricken areas of the northwestern Qinghai Province.

Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang visits local temporary hospital in Yushu, Qinghai on Tuesday. Li urges local health and disease control personnel to prevent disease outbreaks and prepare effective treatments for altitude sickness before reconstruction workers arrived.(Xinhua Photo)
Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang visits local temporary hospital in Yushu, Qinghai on
Tuesday. Li urges local health and disease control personnel to prevent disease
outbreaks and prepare effective treatments for altitude sickness before reconstruction
workers arrived.(Xinhua Photo)

Li, also member of the Standing Committee of the Communist Party of China Central Committee Political Bureau, made the remark during a visit Monday and Tuesday in Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, epicenter of a 7.1-magnitude earthquake on April 14.

He asked relief workers to finish removing debris, select the site of a new township and the layout of urban and rural areas by the end of May.

By the end of this year, reconstruction teams should strive to finish all reinforcement work for reparable buildings in the quake zone, finish building new homes for most rural residents and herdsmen, and start building new homes for most urban residents, Li said.

He asked local government officials to ensure that all quake survivors get enough and safe food, water and other necessities.

Li urged local health and disease control personnel to prevent disease outbreaks and prepare effective treatments for altitude sickness before reconstruction workers arrived.

Visiting a residential construction site in Jiegu Town, Li urged that the quality of new homes should be guaranteed.

He also encouraged local quake survivors to overcome difficulties to resume their normal lives.

Supplies of water and electricity as well as transport are being restored in the severely damaged Jiegu Town.

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