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Clearing Cluster Munition Remnants 2021

Clearing Cluster Munition Remnants 2021 New Annual Report on Global Cluster Munition Remnant Clearance by Mine Action Review Mine Action Review has launched Clearing Cluster Munition Remnants 2021,...

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Afghanistan

Messages of condolence for Afghanistan

Following the devastating attack on HALO staff in Afghanistan on 8th June we have been overwhelmed by the outpouring of support from across the world. At 21:50 local time on June 8, ten HALO staff...

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Record breaking support for global demining

United States: 81 Representatives sign Speier-Johnson letter supporting $262.85 million for global demining On April 28th, Representatives Jackie Speier (D-CA-14) and Bill Johnson (R-OH-6) co-led a...

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Syria

Saving lives in Syria: HALO needs your help

A funding crunch in Syria threatens a programme with huge humanitarian impact April 7, 2021: The HALO Trust has launched a major fundraising campaign to keep its live-saving work in Syria operating...

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U.S. Congress increases support for landmine clearance

FISCAL YEAR 2021 APPROPRIATIONS PACKAGE On December 21st, Congress passed its long-awaited fiscal year 2021 appropriations package, funding government programs through September 2021. This budget...

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Afghanistan

Reaching more women and girls in Afghanistan

HALO's Afghanistan programme is celebrating the success of its first female staff members to be trained and pass a course in non-technical survey in the country. Tela and Mursal undertook a course...

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World

COVID-19 and the impact on conventional arms control

Adedeji Ebo, Chief of the Conventional Arms Branch, UNODA Our final policy blog of 2020 is guest written by Mr. Adedeji Ebo, Chief of the Conventional Arms Branch at the UN Office for Disarmament...

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Germany extends support for HALO's work in Sri Lanka

“The HALO Trust is incredibly grateful to the German Federal Foreign Office for this continued support. To date, the work of HALO’s German-funded mine clearance teams has helped over 30,000 people in...

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Clearing Cluster Munition Remnants 2020

Global Cluster Munition Clearance Levels at New High as the Convention on Cluster Munitions Marks Tenth Anniversary This year marks ten years since the Convention on Cluster Munitions (also known as...

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Clearing the Mines 2020

New Annual Report on Global Landmine Clearance by Mine Action Review Mine Action Review has launched Clearing the Mines 2020, its seventh annual report monitoring progress in global landmine...

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