Plans activated to fight haze


Air quality in jeopardy: A firefighter at the scene of a peat fire measuring about six hectares near Taman Kopodim in Matang, Kuching. — ZULAZHAR SHEBLEE/ The Star

KUALA LUMPUR: The National Open Burning Action Plan and the National Haze Action Plan have been activated to coordinate measures by government agencies in addressing open burning and the haze in the country.

This was done as the air quality reached a hazardous level in Miri and a very unhealthy level in Kuala Baram, both places in Sarawak, over the past two days, said Department of Environment (DoE) director-general Norlin Jaafar.

Get 30% off with our ads free Premium Plan

Monthly Plan

RM9.73/month

Annual Plan

RM8.63/month

Billed as RM103.60/year

1 month

Free Trial

For new subscribers only


Cancel anytime. No ads. Auto-renewal. Unlimited access to the web and app. Personalised features. Members rewards.
Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!
   

Next In Nation

Sabah govt allies focused on people's projects and not polls for now, says Liew
Taib Mahmud gave selflessly to Sarawak and nation, says Hishammuddin
'A great anak Sarawak' has left us, Deputy Premier says of the late Taib Mahmud
PAS No 2 Tuan Ibrahim sends condolences to Taib Mahmud's family
Photo Gallery: Ex-Sarawak governor Taib Mahmud passes away
Sombre mood at Masjid Negara as VIPs, family members pay respects to Taib Mahmud
Taib Mahmud will be remembered as a respected statesman, says PM
Taib's passing a great loss to the nation, say prominent Sarawakians
Dr Wee urges govt not to increase SST for utilities to keep living costs down
Cabinet Ministers extend condolences to family of Taib Mahmud

Others Also Read