Thursday, 17 October 2019

Firefighters try to extinguish forest fires at Sebangau National Park area in Palangka Raya, Central Kalimantan province, Indonesia, September 14, 2019. From soon after sunrise, a group of volunteers gathers every day on Indonesia's portion of Borneo island to throw themselves into the desperate fight against the worst forest fires in years. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Children stand as they watch a police extinguishing fires with a water canon at a peatland forest in Pulang Pisau regency near Palangka Raya, Central Kalimantan province, Indonesia, September 13, 2019. The fires have sent a choking smog across Borneo and Indonesia's island of Sumatra, as well as the neighbouring nations of Malaysia and Singapore, carried by shifting winds. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

A volunteer firefighter uses a tree branch to extinguish fires in Pulang Pisau regency near Palangka Raya, Central Kalimantan province, Indonesia, September 13, 2019. The volunteers, often clad in sandals or trainers, line up in military fashion alongside others from the army, police, the disaster mitigation agency and non-government bodies, such as Greenpeace, for a briefing on the day's tasks. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Volunteer firefighters try to extinguish fires at a peatland forest in Pulang Pisau regency near Palangka Raya, Central Kalimantan province, Indonesia, September 13, 2019. This year's hot spots are the most numerous since devastating blazes in 2015, as an El Nino weather pattern exacerbates the annual dry spell. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

An MI-8MTV-1 helicopter from Indonesian National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) carries water to dump on burning peatland forest in Pulang Pisau regency near Palangka Raya, Central Kalimantan province, Indonesia, September 19, 2019. Indonesia has sent more than 29,000 military, police and disaster agency personnel, along with 34 water-bombing helicopters, to fight the fires, its disaster agency has said. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

A firefighter stands with a torch as he tries to extinguish forest fires at Sebangau National Park area in Palangka Raya, Central Kalimantan province, Indonesia, September 14, 2019. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan