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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka could be mine free by 2020

By James Cowan The government of Sri Lanka has approved a proposal to ratify the anti-personnel mine ban convention, also known as the 'Ottawa Convention'. Any country that becomes a signatory to the...

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Mozambique

Data handed over to Mozambican Government

Twenty two years of data represents best practice for sector CHIMOIO, MANICA PROVINCE – The HALO Trust hands over two shipping containers’ worth of mine clearance records to the government of...

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Sri Lanka

200,000 Mines cleared in Sri Lanka

The humanitarian landmine clearance charity The HALO Trust has reached a significant milestone, having cleared its 200,000th landmine in Sri Lanka. Mine clearance has allowed 160,000 Tamils,...

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Mozambique

HALO Trust leads the way to ‘mine free’ Mozambique

• Landmine charity calls end of 22 years’ work ‘an historic achievement’ • DFID/US/Irish/Japan/Swiss/Norwegian/Swedish/Australian/Belgian/Dutch international aid helps bring security and development...

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Myanmar + 1 more

Myanmar Staff Complete HALO Management Course

Eight men and women from Mon, Karen and Kayah ethnic groups in Myanmar have completed an extensive six-month training course in Cambodia. The newly trained staff then quickly went to work on an...

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Georgia

HALO Rehabilitates Rural Road Infrastructure in Abkhazia

Following the success of Abkhazia’s Mine Free declaration in 2011, HALO is now rehabilitating rural roads infrastructure. This project, with $750,000 of funding from USAID and the European Union, is...

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Armenia

HALO begins Mineclearance in Armenia and finds First Mine

HALO began work on 1st April 2014 as the first international NGO to conduct mineclearance in Armenia. A team of HALO deminers, funded by the US Department of State’s Office for Weapons Removal and...

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oPt

HALO commences mineclearance in the West Bank

The HALO Trust has commenced mineclearance in the West Bank - the first and only NGO to conduct mineclearance with support from both the Israeli and Palestinian mine-action authorities. HALO’s first...

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Mozambique

Clearing up to 120 landmines per day in Mozambique

HALO is making great progress towards the goal of a Mine Free Mozambique. With much to be proud of, our dedicated local staff have recently seen success on many fronts. Working on dense border...

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Zimbabwe

HALO Zimbabwe mine clearance now underway

HALO Zimbabwe deployed its first three demining teams on Monday 11 November 2013 to clear mines laid in the 1970s along Zimbabwe’s border with Mozambique. Clearance has started at Foya village...

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Colombia

HALO starts humanitarian demining operations in Colombia

HALO’s Colombian deminers started mineclearance yesterday at El Morro minefield in Antioquia Department. This minefield has previously caused casualties and two weeks ago a seven year old boy living...

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