The difference we are making

  • The HALO Trust cleared the three largest sections of the Cordon Sanitaire minefield inside Mozambique from 2012 to 2014, 644,477m² of minefield cleared and 36,419 mines safely destroyed.

  • During the country’s long civil war Sasikala stepped on a landmine and lost her left leg. Her husband was killed during the heavy fighting at the close of the war in 2009, so she now cares for their children on her own.

  • Since 1991, HALO has conducted humanitarian demining in Cambodia. We examine how adopting a community-based demining approach has allowed HALO to contribute to social-economic growth in a variety of important ways.

Latest news & press releases

  • September 17, 2015

    The government of Mozambique will officially declare the country free of landmines today, shortly after the British mine clearance charity the HALO Trust confirmed it had destroyed the last known mine on its territory.

  • September 10, 2015

    The Swiss FDFA, The HALO Trust, and Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) held an event to draw international attention to the neglected problem of cluster munition contamination in Kosovo.

  • August 18, 2015

    The HALO Trust finish demining operations in La Chusmarina, clearing 4,366 square meters and destroying 6 mines. HALO’s work has enabled 14 displaced families to return to the village.