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Côte d'Ivoire

Destruction of cluster bombs in Ivory Coast

HALO’s team in the Ivory Coast recently played a leading role in the destruction of the country’s last remaining stocks of cluster munitions. HALO worked with elements of the Force Republicain de...

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Lao PDR

The HALO Trust signs Memorandum of Understanding in Laos

On 4th October, The HALO Trust and the National Regulatory Authorities for Mines / UXO Sector in Lao PDR start a new UXO Clearance project in Laos. The NRA’s Director General, Mr Phoukhieo...

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Mozambique

Mozambique: PRINCE HARRY VISITS HALO MINEFIELDS

Prince Harry has paid a two day visit to Mozambique to visit minefields being cleared by The HALO Trust, a British charity and USA not-for-profit organisation and the World's largest demining agency. ...

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Georgia

HALO emergency response in Georgia

Following the August 2008 conflict between Russia and Georgia, the US Department of State prepared a large-scale humanitarian response. HALO's longstanding presence in Georgia and the Caucasus region...

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Afghanistan + 1 more

HALO utilises dual-sensor detector

The Handheld Stand-off Mine Detection System, known as HSTAMIDS, is a dual-sensor mine detector developed specifically for the U.S. military by L-3 Communications Cyterra Corporation. HSTAMIDS...

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Somalia

All women demining section formed in Somaliland

HALO has operated in Somaliland since 1999 and currently employs 440 local staff. During a routine minefield visit, a senior manager was approached by a group of women seeking jobs with HALO. After...

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Mozambique

HALO completes work in Northern Mozambique

After 13 years of work in northern Mozambique, HALO has closed its doors there. In an area approximately the size of California, there are simply no more known minefields requiring clearance. The...

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Afghanistan

Report on earthquake in Samangan province - Afghanistan

The HALO Survey Team working in the area reported that as a result of strong earth quake in that province the following damages and loss of lives inflicted on Khuram Sar Bagh district: Location of...

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