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Mount Darwin in Zimbabwe is mine free after 45 years

HALO hands over first landmine-free district in Zimbabwe’s borderlands Zimbabwe took a major step on the road to finally removing the last remains of its independence war when the first entire district on its mined border…

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News and Press Release
Source:
HALO
Posted:
15 Nov 2021

Zimbabwe

100,000 landmines gone forever

The HALO Trust has just destroyed its 100,000th landmine in Zimbabwe. Long-forgotten by the rest of the world, Zimbabwe is one of the most densely mined countries in the world. Over 15 per cent of all landmines…

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News and Press Release
Source:
HALO
Posted:
31 Mar 2020

Zimbabwe

Providing safer steps for water access

Every year during his school holidays, 11-year-old Maphioss visits his grandfather in Kapfudza village on Zimbabwe’s north-west border with Mozambique. Almost 200 km from the capitol city, Kapfudza is a small agricultural village of around 2,000…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
HALO
Posted:
01 Apr 2017

Zimbabwe

10,000 mines cleared in Zimbabwe, helping food security in rural communities

The HALO Trust has cleared its 10,000th landmine in Zimbabwe. Mine clearance has allowed hundreds of rural families in Zimbabwe to access water sources and graze their livestock along 30km of the border with Mozambique. Although it…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
HALO
Posted:
25 Jan 2016

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 (population 1,500) in Mashonaland Central…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
HALO
Posted:
08 May 2019