GETTING MINES OUT OF THE GROUND, FOR GOOD.

  • By September 2014 Clearance completed. 90 families have returned.

    By September 2014 Clearance completed. 90 families have returned.

     Treading Carefully A blog by Laura Davies, Deputy High Commissioner to Sri Lanka and the MaldivesTo mark Mine Awareness and Action Day, I asked our partners HALO Trust to write about their...
  •  HALO clears over 5,000 mines in ZimbabweIn March 2015 HALO Zimbabwe achieved the milestone of over 5,000 mines destroyed since clearance began in November 2013. This mineclearance has taken...
  •  The HALO Trust Presentation to the Convention on Conventional Weapons GGECalvin Ruysen of The HALO Trust presented to the Convention on Conventional Weapons Group of Governmental Experts at the...
  •  The Second Most Dangerous Country For Landmines Begins Demining"My father was 79," says Donaldo Gomez, who lives in the steep Andes Mountains of Colombia. "He wasn't sick a day in his life. And...
  •  Landmine Production is Largely Over but Lives are Still EndangeredWhile the production and supply of landmines has largely stopped, there are mines still in the ground across the globe,...
  • Manual Clearance in Martakert region.

    Manual Clearance in Martakert region.

      Clearing mines in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict region For more than two decades Armenia and Azerbaijan have been locked in conflict over the region of Nagorno-Karabakh, which lies in Azerbaijan...
  •  International Mine Awareness Day in Central African RepublicFor International Mine Awareness day, The HALO Trust participated in an event organised by our partner UNMAS at Lakouanga School in...
  • HALO recruits staff from the mine impacted communities, as well as other relevant groups.

    HALO recruits staff from the mine impacted communities, as well as other relevant groups.

     Colombia and FARC Agree to Coordinate on Mineclearance The Government of Colombia and the non-state armed group Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) have reached an agreement to...
  • FAA soldiers raise the Angolan flag at Cuito Cuanavale anniversary ceremony.

    FAA soldiers raise the Angolan flag at Cuito Cuanavale anniversary ceremony.

     Anniversary of the Battle of Cuito Cuanavale, AngolaOn 23rd March 2015 HALO Angola partook in a ceremony organised by the Angolan Government to mark the anniversary of the final major assault...
  •  HALO facilitates the return of almost 300 families after 25 years of displacementIn 1990 the Sri Lankan Army captured the land around the Jaffna harbour and Palaly Airport and established a...