British NGO contributes to humanitarian demining in Donbas

23:10, 14 August 2017
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The UK-based non-governmental charity organization The Halo Trust on Monday, August 14, started mine clearance works in the area of the Anti-Terrorist Operation in eastern Ukraine, according to the press service of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry.

Ukrainian Defense Ministry

Demining efforts are starting off from the villages of Talakivka, Hnutove, Mariupol district; and the town of Myrne, Volnovakha district - Ukraine’s defense ministry

The Halo Trust, British and U.S. NGO conducting humanitarian de-mining in war-affected areas is going to clear mines in Donbas. The press service of Ukraine’s defense ministry reported that on Thursday evening. 

Read alsoUkraine receives NATO's demining equipment worth EUR 1 mlnThe efforts are part of the Action Plan on Humanitarian Demining in Donbas in 2017, earlier approved by the Ukrainian government.

The Halo Trust is the world’s largest humanitarian mine clearance organization, based in the UK, engaged in saving lives and restoring communities threatened by landmines and other weapons of war, such as cluster bombs, stockpiles of small arms and improvised explosive devices (IEDs). 

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