Palembang, The Indonesia Post – South Sumatra Governor H Herman Deru directly accepted the aspirations conveyed by dozens of student demonstrations related to Forest and Land Fires (Karhutla) in the courtyard of the South Sumatra Governor’s Office, Thursday (21/9) afternoon.
“I appreciate your struggle to ask about the smoke problem related to El Nino, meaning we are facing smoke due to forest and land fires,” he said.
Herman Deru said that the efforts made by the South Sumatra Provincial Government together with the TNI/Polri and the Regent/Mayor whose areas were affected by forest and land fires had been carried out to the maximum extent possible.
“The efforts of the South Sumatra Provincial Government and the joint ranks of the TNI/Polri are already underway, even 10 Regents/Mayors are directly involved and efforts are being made as much as possible,” he said.
As Herman Deru continued, blackouts started from land to waterbombing helicopters. Also included through (Weather Modification Technology). (mhn/ril)