JAKARTA. Among a very dense teaching and learning activities, the students and the teachers of SD Juara Jakbar initiated to hold a mass prayer for the victims of haze disaster in Riau, Monday (5/10).
The haze from forest and land fires residue in some areas in Riau adversely affects air quality. At 09.00, the Air Pollution Standard Index (PSI) in Pekanbaru reached 1,065 micrograms per cubic meter of air. Three times over a dangerous level.
Meanwhile, the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB)said that ARI patients since April 2015 until today up to 14 556 people. “The higher the PSI, the higher the level of pollution, and more harmful on health,” said Head of Data Information and Public Relations of BNPB, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho.
The action was held at school yard. The action was begun by the deliverance of the history of the suffering of victims and it was continued by the mass prayer. All the members of SD Juara Jakbar including its official staffs showed their grief during the action was go on. ***