11 - 12 December, 2018 | Hilton London Canary Wharf, London, United Kingdom

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Countering Explosive Threat Agenda - 2018

The Countering Explosive Threat and Demining Conference will bring together key stakeholders in Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Area Clearance from across the total EOD community, including NGO’s, government, private sector and the military.Download the preliminary agenda to find out more ...

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HALO Afghanistan: Thirty years of humanitarian mine action

Three decades of armed conflict has left Afghanistan heavily contaminated with mines and other explosive remnants of war (ERW).Although much progress has been made towards the clearance of legacy mines, armed opposition groups have been moving away from conventional mines and other explosive ordnance, and are increasingly using homemade explosives...

An insight into UK EOD & Search operations in a rapidly changing threat landscape

Ahead of his participation in the Countering Explosive Threat and Demining Conference, we spoke to Colonel Zac Scott, Head of the British Army’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Search Branch (DEODS) to discuss the work of UK EOD & Search since withdrawing from Afghanistan, and how the relationship between the military...

Global Heatmap & Case Studies

57 states are now confirmed to be affected by landmines and 2016 saw 19,246 deaths and injuries as a result of IEDs globally, of which 74% were reported to be civilians. This report analyses the extent of landmine contamination for a number of nations where data is available, and also...

HALO Ukraine: Our work so far

Landmines and unexploded ordnance have taken a heavy human toll in eastern Ukraine, causing at least 1,929 casualties since the start of the conflict.This exclusive content piece provided by The HALO Trust explores the problem of landmines in the Ukraine and gives an overview of the latest survey and clearance...

Countering Explosive Threat in Colombia

Colombia continues to be one of the most mine-affected countries in the world and has over 11,500 registered landmine victims. This exclusive content piece provided by The HALO Trust explores the problem of landmines in Colombia and gives an overview of the latest survey and clearance activities that HALO are...

Countering IEDs: 3 lessons learnt from Afghanistan

The number of casualties and injuries resulting from IEDs is currently decreasing in countries under the U.S Central Command's authority, but steadily increasing in Afghanistan. Cheap, unpredictable, and extremely lethal, IEDs quickly became the weapon of choice for insurgents during the Afghan war. Earlier this year, we put together this...