Thursday, 17 October 2019

A Mi-18 helicopter of Indonesia's Mitigation and Disaster Agency (BNPB) drops water on a burning forest in Ogan Ilir, South Sumatra province, Indonesia. Indonesian authorities dumped large amounts of water over parts of Sumatra on Sunday, September 22, 2019, as smog caused by slash-and-burn practices chokes the region. ANTARA FOTO/Mushaful Imam

A crew member of an MI-8MTV-1 helicopter from Indonesia's National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) looks through the window as water is dumped on a burning peatland forest in Pulang Pisau regency near Palangka Raya, Central Kalimantan province, Indonesia. The haze has been caused by forest fires burning in Indonesia's portion of Borneo island, sending smog across Borneo and Indonesia's island of Sumatra, as well as the neighbouring nations of Malaysia and Singapore. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

A Mi-18 helicopter of Indonesia's Mitigation and Disaster Agency (BNPB) drops water on a burning forest in Musi Banyuasin near Palembang, South Sumatra province, Indonesia. The haze has forced schools and airports to shut, with tens of thousands of people suffering from acute respiratory illnesses. Antara Foto/Nathan

A helicopter carries water to extinguish a land fire in Ogan Ilir regency near Palembang, South Sumatra province, Indonesia, August 13, 2019. Indonesian authorities dumped large amounts of water over parts of Sumatra on Sunday, September 22, 2019, as smog caused by slash-and-burn practices chokes the region. Antara Foto/Mushaful Imam

Smoke rises above trees during a forest fire in Pulang Pisau regency near Palangka Raya, Central Kalimantan province, Indonesia, September 19, 2019. The haze has been caused by forest fires burning in Indonesia's portion of Borneo island, sending smog across Borneo and Indonesia's island of Sumatra, as well as the neighbouring nations of Malaysia and Singapore. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Men travel on a wooden boat as smog covers Kahayan river in Palangka Raya, Central Kalimantan province, Indonesia, September 20, 2019. The haze has forced schools and airports to shut, with tens of thousands of people suffering from acute respiratory illnesses. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan