Reference : V-P-MZ-E-00071
Date : 18/11/2013
Country/Region : MOZAMBIQUE
Caption : Tete Province, Chinzunga Hills, close to Cabora Bassa. A HALO Trust deminer prepares to detonate landmines with an explosive charge.
Photographer : STIRTON, Brent
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : Getty Images/CICR
Description : The HALO Trust team cleared 15 landmines on this day and detonated them as usual before they left for the day. The average HALO deminer makes $260 a month doing this job, considered a good salary in Mozambique.
The HALO Trust is a non-political, non-religious registered British charity and American non-profit organization whose purpose is to remove the debris left behind by war, in particular, land mines, with nearly 8,000 mine-clearers.
Original material : digital
Resolution : 7304x5478
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour