22 107 Personnel and 24 Helicopters Deployed to Extinguish Land and Forest Fire

Despite the wet dry season due to the La Nina weather, the anomaly is weak but does not necessarily eliminated the land and forest fires in Sumatra and Kalimantan. Arson for the opening of the gardens and agriculture is still widely practiced, both land concessions and land owned by the community. This has led to land and forest fires are still ongoing. MODIS satellite and Terra Aqua sensor by NASA detected 260 hotspots in Indonesia, where 80 hotspots in West Kalimantan and 66 hotspots in Central Kalimantan. The number of hotspots is much less than normal hotspot patterns. It is
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Land and Forest Fires in West Kalimantan, 140 Hotspots Detected

Forest and land in West Kalimantan are on fire. Modis satellite with Terra and Aqua sensor of NASA detected 140 hotspots from forest fires and land on Monday (9/12/2016) morning. 140 hotspot consists of 63 hotspots with a confidence level Medium (30-70 percent) and 77 hotspots with a confidence level High (more than 70 percent). The source of fire coming from land clearing for plantation agriculture in Sekadau, Ketapang, Porcupine, and Sanggau. Himawari Satellite on 12/09/2016 16:00 AM detect thin smoke spread in Ketapang and Sekadau District of West Kalimantan. The distribution of smoke in Katingan District in Central Kalimantan
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Indonesia Corporate Crime Emergency

The last few days, the public is shown with some of the events which not only damage the reputation of President Jokowi in law enforcement to cases of forest fires and land but also disturb the public’s sense of justice. Termination of Investigation has been issued by the Regional Police for several reasons, including a lack of evidence. On the contrary, mass arrests carried out against ordinary people, as if there is no compromise. The weakness of state authority in the presence of the corporation is also shown by the scandal of hostage KLHK officials and obstruction of inspections “Peat
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LHK Minister about Prosecuting Karhutla Perpetrators: I Will Not Retreat a Single Step

Land and forest fires (Karhutla) in Indonesia, has been going on for years. Recurrent and lead to substantial losses. Karhutla continues to occur and misery to the people. This problem is quite severe in the national scale, and if not treated, it will be increasingly difficult. Then we are surprised with the case in Rokan Hulu, Riau. Where is the investigator and the Forestry Police of KLHK, which performs tasks according to authorities in the field, met with resistance from a group of people when sealing Karhutla locations in the area of the company. Cases in Riau is the indication
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BNPB Add Heli Water Bombing, Hotspot in Riau Jump Off

Forest and land fire management intensively being done. Head of BNPB, Willem Rampangilei, still in Riau lead the firefighting operations of forest and land. BNPB add two more helicopters water bombing in Riau. A total of 5 helicopters water bombing helicopter consists of two units MI-171, MI-8, Sikorsky S61, and Bolcow 105. In addition, there are two Air Tractor aircraft water bombing aircraft and 1 Air Force CASA artificial rain. Air Task Force is to keep pounding hotspot land and forest fires from the air and seed the potentially clouds into rain. On Tuesday (08.30.2016) by 800 kilo grams of
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