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Haze: It’s Cause And Why Tackle

Haze: It’s Cause And Why Tackle | BayanMall


Have you ever wondered why there is such a mist that last for how many days? It is because of the haze problem around the Southeast Asian countries. In the Philippines, it has been vividly seen on October 3, 17, & 23 in Cebu, Mindanao, and Metro Manila, respectively. Do not worry much because our neighboring countries suffer a lot with this haze crisis. Thailand, Vietnam, Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore, reportedly close their school and cancelled some flights and events. While others left their city and worst, the number of having respiratory issue has arisen.

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What causes this haze calamity? It has started in Indonesia since the month of June and continued several months. It has been revealed that forest fire was the reason. It has been said that a corporation and some farmer used the slash-and-burn practice to clear vegetation. This is to give way for palm oil, pulp, and paper plantations. Actually, it is an annual problem in Indonesia, especially in Sumatra and Kalimantan area.


Why does haze matter much to be discussed? It is because it is dangerous to our health. A Pollutants Standards Index (PSI) and Air Pollutants Index (API) was used to measure air quality. A reading that is above 100 is classified as unhealthy and anything above 300 is hazardous. Isn’t sound alarming? Haze can damage your lungs and create respiratory sickness. It can also irritate your eyes.

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What are we going to do if haze occurs? Simply, Close your windows and doors. If there is a leak, put some clothes or newspapers. Don’t hesitate to wear a surgical mask. Covering your nose is just not enough. Drink lots of water and spray water on your face. Why? Because haze cause dry weather. If possible, just stay indoors and enjoy your life by watching your favorite TV show or movies. To make it more fun, order food and let it be delivered.

Haze: It’s Cause And Why Tackle | BayanMall



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