HOTSPOT ALERT

Welcome to the Sime Darby Hotspot Dashboard. This Dashboard tracks and reports hotspot occuring within our concession areas. Sime Darby Plantation (SDP) implemented zero burning policy in 1985, and we strictly adhere to it. Read More.

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Latest Hotspot Detected: 31 Jul 2018
Surinam Estate
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Fires detected:
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Summary
Location No. Of Hotspots No. of Fires Detected Inside Concession Area Outside Concession Area Description / Updates
Bangka Belitung Islands, Indonesia 1 0 There were 5 hotspots detected in July 2018. Upon investigation, there was no trace of fire found outside of the location. However, fire was detected inside of the company's planted area. The fire had then been extinguished and necessary action has been taken to curb the area from any occurrences of fire in the future.
West Kalimantan, Indonesia 0 8 There were 8 hotspots detected in June and July 2018. Upon investigation, traces of fire were detected outside of the state. The fire was caused by the local community for land clearing practices for paddy planting process. The fire had then been extinguished and necessary action has been taken to curb the area from any occurrences of fire in the future.
South Kalimantan, Indonesia 0 2 There were 2 hotspots detected in February and July 2018. Upon investigation, fire was detected outside of the state. The fire was traced to originate from a nearby plywood combustion activity and land clearing by the community. The fire had then been extinguished and necessary action has been taken to curb the area from any occurrences of fire in the future.
Aceh, Indonesia 0 2 There were 2 confirmed fire occurrences in February 2018, both taking place outside of the concession. The fires were caused by the local community for cash crop planting and clearing activities. Necesssary action has been taken to curb any occurrences of fire in the future.
South Sumatera, Indonesia 0 1 There were 4 hotspots detected in March, June and July 2018. However there was only one confirmed fire event which took place outside of the concession. Necessary action has been taken to curb any occurrences of fire in thee future.
Riau, Indonesia 0 1 There was one confirmed fire event in July 2018. The fire occurred outside the concession of the estate. Necessary action has been taken to curb any occurrences of fire in the future.
Bomi County, Liberia 1 0 Upon investigation, fire was found to have occurred within the estate. It was found that the fire originated from one of the Lofa Estate swamp buffers and had escaped into the area. The fire had then been extinguished by the fire response team and necessary action and has been taken to ensure continuous fire prevention practices in the future.
Grand Cape Mount County, Liberia 1 0 There were 2 hotspots detected in January and March 2018. Upon investigation, it was confirmed that the fire occurred within the concession in January and there were no traces of fire in March. The fire occurred due to very hot weather thus causing some assets to be caught ablaze. The fire had then been successfully extinguished by the estate management and fire response team. No casualties or injuries were reported and necessary action has been taken to curb any future occurrences of fire.
Selangor, Malaysia 0 1 There were 2 hotspots detected in February and April 2018. Upon investigation, traces of fire were found outside of the concession. It was suspected that the fire was caused by fire crackers activities by outsiders in conjunction with the contemporary festive season. However, there were no traces of fire in April. Nevertheless, necessary action has taken to prevent the area from any future occurrences of fire.
Sabah, Malaysia 0 0 There were 2 hotspots detected in February 2018. However, upon investigation, there were no traces of fire found in both locations.
Dumpu, Papua New Guinea 8 2 There were 10 hotspots detected in June and July 2018. Upon investigation, traces of fire was found to have occurred within and outside of the company's concession. Necessary action has been taken to curb any occurrences of fire in the future, as well as to ensure continuous fire monitoring practices.
Gusap, Papua New Guinea 5 1 There were 6 hotspots detected in June and July 2018. Upon investigation, traces of fire was found to have occurred within the concession of the estate and once outside of the estate, affecting grassland fire and assets. The fire has been extinguished on the same day by the estate management. Necessary action has been taken to curb any future occurrences of fire.
Popondetta, Papua New Guinea 1 3 There were 4 hotspots detected in May and June 2018. Upon investigation, traces of fire were detected outside of the estate and once within the concession of the estate. The fire was set by the local community and had by then been extinguished and once caused by EFB stockpile burning activities by unknown persons. The fire had then been extinguished by the estate management and necessary action has been taken to prevent any future occurrences of fire.
Watarais, Papua New Guinea 1 0 One hotspot detected in May 2018. Upon investigation, traces of fire were found within the concession, affecting the planted area. The fire had then been extinguished by the farmers. Necessary action had been taken to prevent any fire occurrences in the future.
West New Britain, Papua New Guinea 1 0 One hotspot was detected in June 2018. Upon investigation, fire was detected within the estate, affecting 1.14 ha of land. The land clearing occurred for gardening purposes by the local people. The fire had extinguished on its own. Necessary action has been taken to curb any future occurrences of fire.
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