Several thousand schools closed in an Indonesian province to protect children from unhealthy haze as deliberately set fires burn through peatland forest

Topics:  indonesian   schools   forest   fire   haze   
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  • Indonesian fires force schools to shut as smog spreads across borders
    Jakarta: Authorities have shut most schools in parts ... nearly 300,000 people in the province have suffered respiratory illnesses since January, when it and the five other provinces declared states ...
    09/11/2019 - 7:29 pm | View Link
  • Indonesian provinces of Riau and Jambi shut schools due to haze caused by peatland fires
    Nearly every year, Indonesian forest fires spread health-damaging haze ... The authorities in Jambi, another province on Sumatra island, also ordered several thousand schools to close. About 8,000 ...
    09/11/2019 - 1:24 pm | View Link
  • Indonesian province shuts schools due to forest fire haze
    JAKARTA, Indonesia — Authorities shut most schools in parts of Indonesia’s Sumatra island to protect children from a thick, noxious haze as deliberately set fires burned through peatland forests, ...
    09/11/2019 - 4:31 am | View Link
  • Malaysia shuts schools as Indonesian smoke thickens
    The Ministry of Education ordered schools shut on Monday in the capital and three states due to health concerns ... earlier declared a state of emergency in Sumatra's hard-hit Riau province.
    09/26/2015 - 9:33 pm | View Link
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