PEKANBARU. The air pollution index in the region has hovered above 1,000 for over a week, while visibility in Pekanbaru has fallen below 100 meters on some days. Any air pollution reading higher than 300 is deemed hazardous.
To reduce the bad impact of haze to the society of Pekabanru, RZ initiated to distribute high quality mask, N95 mask, yesterday (6/10) to students of SMP Juara Pekanbaru.
“As a social organization that concerns toward health issue, RZ has an obligation to help the local people from adverse effects caused by air pollution lately,” Fitri Yana, a coordinator of the action, said.
One of the beneficiaries of the action said that it really helpful since the dangerous circumstance in Pekanbaru is worsening day by day. ***