Showing posts with label firefighting equipment. Show all posts
Showing posts with label firefighting equipment. Show all posts

Saturday, July 21, 2018

EU Offers Further Support for Sweden in Fighting Wildfires

EU Offers Further Support for Sweden in Fighting Wildfires
The European Commission is coordinating further EU member-states' assistance to help Sweden battle vast forest fires across the country, the Commission said in a press release.

Monday, August 29, 2016

Indonesia battling fires; tells neighbors to stop complaining

The Indonesian government said it's working hard to put out the fires that people and companies have set to clear the land and neighboring countries should be more sympathetic.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Russian planes join firefighting effort in Indonesia

Two Russian Beriev Be-200 amphibian aircraft arrived in Indonesia on Wednesday to participate in the international operation to extinguish wildfires on the islands of Sumatra and Kalimantan, Russia’s embassy in Jakarta has said.

Monday, October 12, 2015

Australia to Help Indonesia Battle Forest Fires

Australia to Help Indonesia Battle Forest Fires
Australia is to send a giant water-bombing aircraft and highly trained advisers to help Indonesia combat forest fires that have covered parts of SE Asia in a thick haze. 

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Indonesia aims to put out fires in two weeks with aid from other countries

Indonesian President Joko Widodo said authorities target to put out forest fires burning in parts of the country in two weeks, with the help of other countries.

Friday, October 09, 2015

China to help Indonesia extinguish forest fires

China will try its best to help Indonesia extinguish a forest fire raging across the country, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Friday.

Thursday, October 08, 2015

Indonesia asks for foreign help to put out forest fires.

Indonesia's president said on Thursday he had asked Singapore, Russia, Malaysia and Japan for help to put out fires that have sent choking smoke drifting across the region for weeks.

Friday, October 02, 2015

Indonesia refuses help offered by Singapore to deal with haze

Indonesian officials clarified that they had enough resources and did not need to call on assistance offered by Singapore to deal with haze at this time during the meeting with Singaporean delegates, said Singapore's Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources (MEWR) on Friday.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Ukrainian Interior Ministry Says Wildfire Stopped From Reaching Chernobyl

Earlier in the day, Ukraine’s Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said the fire near the disaster site had spread across some 400 hectares. Interior Troops and the National Guard were put on high alert.

Not enough equipment for effort to put out fire near Chernobyl NPP (Ukrainian PM)

A serious lack of firefighting equipment hinders the struggle with a forest fire in the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant Exclusion Zone that started earlier Tuesday, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk told journalists upon return from the fire area.

EL News