Smog in South East Asia

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Smog in South East Asia
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When?
1997-1998
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What were the causes? (3)
El Nino, lack of pollution control, growing no. of megacities
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How many were treated for related illnesses?
60,000
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How many affected?
70 million
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What happened to crops?
They were imported rather than exported
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What happened to tourism?
A huge loss due to cancelled flights and people generally being put off
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What happened to the environment? (4)
Lack of clean water, lack of biodiversity, widespread fire, huge amounts of CO2 released
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How many places adopted a zero burning policy?
2,000
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What did the govs do reduce smog?
Took licences of any company found guilty of burning waste
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What happened in the short term?
The vulnerable were treated for smog related illnesses
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