As the dry season returns, peat fires once again hit Central Kalimantan. The Indonesian government has declared a state of emergency for Central Kalimantan, and urgent assistance is urgently needed to help the community and stakeholders put out fires that can spread very quickly
In the past seven days, air quality has almost reached dangerous levels, with 2,136 hotspots identified detected in Central Kalimantan. The people of Palangka Raya and its surroundings breathe air that contains poisons every day; increases the risk of respiratory health problems and even death.
With drought conditions becoming more and more, it is only a matter of time for the fire to reach the primary rainforest, which can cause severe damage to the environment and wild animals.
All these highly dedicated firefighters need your support. They need fuel, food and daily income for their families, so they are always ready to put out fires that arise. Not only that, they also need the latest technology, the best equipment and the right safety equipment so they can quickly find, map, and handle fires that occur.
Please help us in supporting these committed men and women so that they can remain mobilized as long as needed to stop fires.