Forest Fire (5465 ha) in Indonesia 22 Sep 2023

Event summary

This forest fire can have a low humanitarian impact based on the and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID WF 1017583
Countries: Indonesia
Start Date - Last detection*: 22 Sep 2023 - 29 Sep 2023
Duration (days): 7
People affected: 10 in the burned area
Burned area: 5465 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

*(Last detection of the thermal anomaly of the fire)


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Indonesia fire haze pushes Singapore air2023-10-08T19:30+0200.

Air quality in parts of Singapore hit unhealthy levels on Saturday as winds brought haze from Indonesian forest fires to the city-state, its environment agency said. A prolonged dry season has led to a higher risk of wildfires on Indonesia'
It's difficult to breathe: Malaysia prepares to make rain, close schoo ... 2023-10-08T12:51+0200.

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) Malaysia will try to make rain by seeding clouds and prepare to shut schools as the air quality in various places deteriorates, the Department of Environment said, raising fears of a new round of pollution from forest
Air quality in Singapore drops as haze blankets city due to Indonesian ... 2023-10-08T11:31+0200.

On Saturday (7 Oct), air quality in Singapore deteriorated to unhealthy levels . Authorities warned of hazy conditions resulting from an increased number of hotspots in Indonesia. At around 10:00 PM, the 24-hour Pollutant Standards Index (P
Jokowi calls in army to help fight Indonesian fires causing haze2023-10-08T11:20+0200.

Indonesian President Joko Widodo said he ordered the military and the police to tackle forest fires after neighbouring countries complained that smoke from the burning is making the air unhealthy. “When there is fire, there will be smoke, a

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (27), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2), JRC (1),