Emergency Response Measure to Combat Fires in Indonesia and to Prevent Regional Haze in South East Asia

Project Summary

The 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.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
518
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Status
Completed
Country
Regional
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
UNEP
GEF Period:
GEF - 2
Approval Fiscal Year:
1999

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
0 USD
GEF Project Grant
750,000 USD
Co-financing Total
6,000,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
0 USD
Total Cost 6,750,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
20 Mar 1998
Project Approved for Implementation
10 Jul 1998
Project closed
01 Apr 1999