HALO’s clearance work in Herat brings family of landmine victim back together to farm his land and graze livestock, without the threat of landmines and ERW.
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.
Latest news & press releases
October 22, 2015
HALO CEO James Cowan and Board member Anthony Bird visit Angola to meet with Minister for Territories, head of the Angolan mine action authority, CNIDAH, UK, EU and US Ambassadors.
October 13, 2015
HALO announces the completion of demining operations in four more districts of Herat Province, Afghanistan.
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.