YOU HELPED US RESTORE THE FOREST IN SUMATRA!
A massive fire covering about 4,200 hectares of land had broken out at Tesso Nilo in Riau.
“It has been tough on us, and I just wanted to thank you for your generosity in providing us with what we need. It rained last week and it gave us some needed respite during this extremely dry season. But our fight is not over! Fires are starting in other areas of Sumatra. We need to remain vigilant and be better equipped.”
HOW YOU HELPED:
You helped put out the fire.$5,200 for fire control ✔ Achieved
$10,800 for safety equipment ✔ Achieved
$60,360 for firefighting equipment ✔ Achieved
You helped us restore and replant trees.$12,800 to restore and replant trees. ✔ Achieved
You helped provide medical care and provisions.$26,760 for medical care and essential provisions for firefighters and critical wildlife species. ✔ Achieved
You helped for future reconstruction.$4,200 for reconstruction of damaged facilities and infrastructure. ✔ Achieved
WATCH VIDEO: Drone footage of the fire sweeping across the Tesso Nilo landscape
The government and sub-district police, along with Tesso Nilo National Park personnel and WWF staff, have been working hard to put out the fire.