Bundling, Kilinochchi
Casualty evacuation drill
Mine sweeping

HALO Trust

The HALO Trust began working in Sri Lanka in 2002 and currently employs over 1,000 staff recruited from mine-affected areas in the Northern Province. Between 2002 and 2008 the HALO Trust focused its efforts in Jaffna but following the end of the war in 2009 HALO expanded its activities into Kilinochchi and Mullaitivu District to assist with the return of IDPs. Clearance is carried out by 95 manual demining teams using metal detectors and 6 mechanical demining teams using armoured front loaders and excavators. To date, the HALO Trust had removed over 100,000 anti-personnel mines from over 4.5 million square metres of minefield.