Transnational forest fire fighting: the Malaysian experience

Mat Said Aini (Mat Said Aini is Lecturer at the Universiti Putra Malaysia, UPM Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia)
Ahmadun Fakhur’l‐Razi (Ahmadun Fakhru’l‐Razi is Head of the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, UPM Serdang Selangor, Malaysia)
Mohamed Daud (Mohamed Daud is Lecturer at the Department of Biology and Agricultural Engineering, UPM Serdang Selangor, Malaysia)
Mohammad Hamdan Wahid (Mohammad Hamdan Wahid is Training Director at the Fire and Rescue Department, Jalan Maharajalela, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

Disaster Prevention and Management

ISSN: 0965-3562

Publication date: 1 October 2000


The forest fire experiences of Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines and Thailand in 1997 are reviewed. The problems of transnational co‐operation in such cases are examined and the resulting joint lessons are presented.



Said Aini, M., Fakhur’l‐Razi, A., Daud, M. and Hamdan Wahid, M. (2000), "Transnational forest fire fighting: the Malaysian experience", Disaster Prevention and Management, Vol. 9 No. 4, pp. 282-287.

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