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Georgia

HALO finds debris 12km from explosion site

A key area of HALO’s work around the world is ensuring that weapons and ammunition arsenals are stockpiled safely and securely. This was put into sharp focus in early August when a military...

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Myanmar

HALO to start surveying in Myanmar

This week The HALO Trust was pleased to sign an amendment to its Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Department of Social Welfare in Myanmar. This amendment will allow HALO teams to start...

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Somalia

Paving a safe road to prosperity in Somaliland

Ahmed Nuur Aw Nuuh owns a small business in Ceel Bardaale, Somaliland, where he buys milk and vegetables from local farmers to sell at the market in the town of Gabiley. A town that should have only...

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Ukraine

Making the river safe for Oksana

Ozerne village in Donetsk oblast lies next to the Siversky Donets River. The river is now a popular place for anglers due to the slow streams of fresh water, yet during the conflict in 2014 between...

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Zimbabwe

Providing safer steps for water access

Every year during his school holidays, 11-year-old Maphioss visits his grandfather in Kapfudza village on Zimbabwe’s north-west border with Mozambique. Almost 200 km from the capitol city, Kapfudza...

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Angola + 1 more

Japan awards grant in Angola: 'Towards a mine-impact free Huambo'

The HALO Trust has been awarded a grant of $550,000 from the Government of Japan to conduct humanitarian demining and clearance of ordnance in Angola. The grant enables HALO to employ 50 Angolan...

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Georgia + 1 more

Japan awards grant to continue clearance in Georgia

The HALO Trust has been awarded a grant totalling $346,000 from the Government of Japan’s Grassroots Grant Programme (GGP) to continue humanitarian demining and clearance of ordnance in Georgia. The...

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Armenia

Progress towards a mine free Karabakh

The HALO Trust launched the Safe Steps for the people of Karabakh campaign in 2016 with the aim to clear all the landmines in Karabakh by 2020, alleviating the suffering Karabakhi Armenians have...

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Cambodia

Cambodia: 25 years making their communities safer

Halo Cambodia celebrates staff who've helped clear half a million mines HALO has celebrated 25 years of humanitarian demining in Cambodia at the once-mined, UNESCO-listed Preah Vihear Temples. HALO...

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Ukraine + 1 more

Boris Johnson pledges £2m from UK for demining in Ukraine

During a visit to Kiev today, Boris Johnson, Britain’s Foreign Secretary, announced an additional £2m for The HALO Trust to continue its operations in Ukraine over the next two years. The UK charity...

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Afghanistan + 4 more

Grazing land made safe in Afghanistan

Abdul Hakim carries fragmentation in his shoulder and leg from a Russian mine which wounded him while he was fighting as a young mujahid in 1987 in the hills near Mazar-e-Sharif, but that doesn’t...

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Colombia

The HALO Trust applauds Colombian peace agreement

By The HALO Trust | 23rd August 2016 | Colombia As a civilian humanitarian demining organisation, we see this as a great step for peace in Colombia. It will support our work towards meeting President...

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Azerbaijan + 1 more

World Without Mines supports EOD in Karabakh

World Without Mines has committed €80,000 to enable The HALO Trust to clear cluster munitions and provide emergency explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) in Nagorno Karabakh. The Nagorno Karabakh war...

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Colombia + 1 more

Canada funds mine clearance in Colombia

Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) has today announced that it will commit CAD$12,500,000 to The HALO Trust for mine clearance in Colombia over the next five years. ...

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Colombia

Colombia - a nation on the verge of peace

By The HALO Trust | 26th May 2016 | Colombia Colombia, one of the most mine-affected countries in the world, is a nation on the verge of reaching a peace deal following more than fifty years of...

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Afghanistan

HALO partners with UNESCO in Afghanistan

HALO is working in partnership with UNESCO to preserve a historic site in Herat, Afghanistan’s westernmost city. Most people know that Afghanistan’s most famous historic monuments, the Buddhas of...

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Azerbaijan + 1 more

HALO begins emergency clearance in Karabakh

The HALO Trust has started to clear unexploded ordnance resulting from recent fighting between Karabakhi and Azerbaijani forces. Between 1st and 5th April 2016 intense fighting broke out in Nagorno...

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