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Detail of GEF Project #518

GEF Project ID518
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameEmergency Response Measure to Combat Fires in Indonesia and to Prevent Regional Haze in South East Asia
CountryRegional
RegionRegional
Focal AreaMulti Focal Area
Operational ProgramSTRM
Approval Date1998-07-10
GEF Agency Approval Date1998-07-24
Project Completion Date2003-10-01
Project StatusProject Closure
GEF AgencyUNEP
Executing AgencyUNEP
Executing AgencyUNEP
DescriptionThe project will assist Indonesia and its neighboring countries in coordinating their regional efforts to mitigate the short-term impacts of forest fires. It aims to develop a national and regional strategy and adopt appropriate concrete measures to combat forest fires, including the establishment of an early warning system, building on existing capacities. More specifically, the project aims at providing the technical assistance required to extinguish the forest fires, with a view to enhancing the national and regional fire fighting capacities by coordinating all efforts to provide the available state-of-the-art technologies and techniques so as to mitigate against the irreversible and irretrievable loss of biodiversity and loss of carbon sinks.
Implementation StatusProject Completed.
GEF Project Grant
750,000 USD
GEF Grant
750,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
6,000,000 USD
Project Cost
6,750,000 USD
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