Forest fire haze causes breathing problems to over 900,000 Indonesians World

Forest fire haze causes breathing problems to over 900,000 Indonesians

The number of Indonesians suffering respiratory problems or ISPA caused by smoke from forest and peatland fires blanketing parts of Borneo and Sumatra in the past few months has reached over 919,000, according to Indonesia’s National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) spokesman Agus Wibowo.
Indonesia: Over 39,000 people affected by haze smoke World

Indonesia: Over 39,000 people affected by haze smoke

As many as 39,277 residents in Riau province in Sumatra Island, Indonesia, have suffered from respiratory problems due to the escalating smoke haze caused by forest fires, according to head of the provincial Health Office Mimi Nazir.
Indonesia foils terrorist attack plot World

Indonesia foils terrorist attack plot

Indonesian police announced on February 22 that they have thwarted a terrorist plan to attack police and seize a large volume of weapons in Yogyakarta province.
Many forest fire hotspots discovered in Indonesia World

Many forest fire hotspots discovered in Indonesia

The Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) in Pekanbaru, Indonesia, has detected 54 hotspots at high risk of bush and forest fires in several parts of Riau province, Sumatra island.