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Wind, Rain Help Indonesia Fight Smog Disaster

JAKARTA (Reuter) - Changing wind patterns have brought much-needed rain and relief to several of the fire-hit areas of Indonesia, the meteorological office in Jakarta said Thursday. Smoke from huge...

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Fire and haze

Weekly News While 800,000 hectares of land in Indonesia are burning, thousands of people have been admitted to hospital with respiratory problems. Millions of people in Indonesia, Malaysia,...

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World "burns" as Indonesia smokes

DATE=10/02/97 TYPE=WORLD OPINION ROUNDUP NUMBER=6-10376 TITLE=WORLD "BURNS" AS INDONESIA SMOKES BYLINE=ANDREW N. GUTHRIE TELEPHONE=619-3335 DATELINE=WASHINGTON EDITOR=ASSIGNMENTS CONTENT INTRO: FOR...

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Tanzania Fires Situation Report No.1

DHAGVA - 97/0525 TANZANIA - FIRES on MT KILIMANJARO DHA - Geneva Situation Report No. 1 2 October 1997 OVERVIEW 1. The UN Resident Coordinator in Tanzania has informed the Joint UNEP/DHA Environment...

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Australian Red Cross team to Indonesia

(2:23am AEST) An Australian Red Cross team is going to Indonesia to distribute emergency aid to those affected by the pollution crisis. The four member team is being sent at the request of the...

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Fires in Malaysia, firefighters in Indonesia

DATE=10/1/97 TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT NUMBER=2-220654 TITLE=MALAYSIA / FIRES (L ONLY) BYLINE=LIM SHU-LING DATELINE=KUALA LUMPUR CONTENT= VOICED AT: // RE-RUNNING TO CORRECT TYPO, 2ND GRAF TEXT // ...

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Major forest fire burns out of control in Malaysia

(4:09pm AEST) A major forest fire is raging near tribal settlements in Malaysia's central state of Pahang. The blaze started burning yesterday about 200 kilometres east of the capital, Kuala Lumpur...

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Indonesia appeals for equipment to fight fires

(5:17pm AEST) The Indonesian armed forces have appealed to the international community for equipment to help them fight forest fires blamed for smog blanketing much of Southeast Asia. Malaysia has...

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Indonesia military induce rain to fight forest fires

(2:40pm AEST) The Indonesian military will conduct cloud seeding operations over Singapore and Malaysia to induce rain and help clear the smoke haze from forest and ground fires in Indonesia. The...

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Experts Say Needed Rain in SE Asia Delayed

By Elif Kaban GENEVA (Reuter) - U.N. climatologists predicted Monday that monsoon rains desperately needed to quell raging bush fires that have blanketed Southeast Asia with a choking,...

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Australian assistance for Indonesian forest fires

AA44 29/9/97 I am pleased to announce that Australia will provide an initial $1 million to assist Indonesia tackle emergency problems resulting from the forest fires. I discussed the Indonesian...

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Malaysian economy hit by Indonesian forest fires

(12:54pm AEST) Malaysia says its economy is being affected by the curtain of smog blowing from Indonesia's forest fires. Malaysia's Deputy Prime Minister, Anwar Ibrahim, says the fires are affecting...

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Indonesia warns of NGO crackdown

(5:19pm AEST) The Indonesian government is reportedly planning a crack down on non-governmental organisations. An official from Indonesia's home ministry, Mr Sutoyo, was quoted in the Republika daily...

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Level of air pollution in Malaysian capital increases

(4:23pm AEST) The level of air pollution in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur has increased today, with a change of wind direction bringing clouds of thick smoke from Indonesia's forest fires. The...

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