Forest crops have been wilted due to dry weather

Tens of thousands of forest hectares in Mekong Delta face elevated risk of fire

A working delegation of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development led by Director General of Vietnam Administration of Forestry (VNFOREST) Nguyen Quoc Tri yesterday had a working session with Dong Thap Province on prevention of natural disasters and forest fires in this year’s dry season.
Forest fire in Riau province of Indonesia (Photo: AFP)

Indonesia sends more soldiers, helicopters to fight forest fire

Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on September 17 that about 5,600 additional military personnel have been deployed to help 9,000 people currently fighting bush fires which have razed more than 328,700 hectares of land nationwide.

Whole country experiences severe weather

Whole country experiences severe weather

The National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center yesterday issued a weather warning for the whole country such as high risks of forest fire in the Central region, tropical depression in the Northern region and rainy spell and thunderstorm in the Southern region.