September 1997...In Indonesia forest fires rage uncontrollably across an area the size of 4 million football pitches. A noxious yellow smoke cloud smothers a vast region of SE Asia, even reaching as far as northern Australia. It's called the Haze. In Malaysia, the human and economic damage is catastrophic and Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir searches desperately for a solution. We tell the story of one of the worst environmental disasters in history for the first time, the stories of people who lived through the deadly haze attack and the heroic firefighters who fought to douse the fires. The 97 haze was a turning point a pivotal moment that forced both politicians and scientists to join forces to defeat the menace of Asia's Killer Haze.
Haze Hell Over Asia
As forest fires in Indonesia spread noxious smoke across the region, politicians and scientists must join forces to defeat one of Asia's worst environmental disasters.