INFOGRAPHIC: The Southeast Asian haze crisis
INFOGRAPHIC: The Southeast Asian haze crisis


A quick guide to the Southeast Asia haze crisis

MANILA, Philippines – For months now, large parts of Southeast Asia have been dealing with the hazardous haze coming from Indonesian fires.

Experts had warned that this year’s outbreak was on track to become the worst yet due to bone-dry conditions caused by the El Niño phenomenon, which alters weather patterns across the Pacific basin.

Here’s a quick overview of the haze crisis gripping the region.

With reports from Agence France-Presse /

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