Volunteers rescue woman clinging to tree as rapid floodwater sweeps past in China

Volunteers used a banner to rescue a woman clinging to a tree as rapid floodwater swept past her in central China. The heroic video, filmed in the city of Zhengzhou in Henan Province on July 20, shows the volunteers throwing the banner towards the woman. The stranded woman then attached the banner to the tree and held the banner as she made her way to safety. With the help of the volunteers, the woman was brought back to safety successfully. The video was provided by local media with permission.

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