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Our experts work for a safer future

FSD destroys mines and explosive remnants of war, clears sites polluted by toxic waste and supports peace and development in countries affected by armed conflicts.

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Discover FSD!

FSD has been destroying mines and explosive remnants of war for 25 years. To learn more about our humanitarian demining activities on four continents, watch this video.

Ukraine: After the explosion of an ammunition storage area, time has come to begin clearance activities.

Clearing Mines After an Explosion

After the explosion of an ammunition storage area in Yahidne, a village two hours north of Kiev, FSD deminers began clearing part of the small township. 

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Our activities

Our humanitarian programmes focus on four main areas.

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Mine action

FSD locates and clears mines and unexploded ordnance, provides explosive ordnance risk education and assists survivors of accidental explosions.

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Recovery & stability

FSD supports ongoing peace processes in various countries and provides socio-economic support to communities.

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Environment

FSD remediates sites contaminated by toxic pollutants inherited from the past and act to promote biodiversity and resilience to face climate change. 

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Innovation & technology

FSD collaborates on research projects aiming to put new technologies, such as drones, at the service of mine action.

For a safer world

In 2021, FSD teams have located and neutralised 4'324 landmines and 711 unexploded or abandoned ordnance.

Videos

Explore our projects

Almost all the videos of our YouTube channel are available with subtitles: to access them, please click on the icon "Subtitles" at the bottom right of the screen.

  • Demining operations
  • Media reports
  • Series “Deminers answer children’s questions”

Every donation counts

To make a donation by bank transfer, please use the following details

recipient:
Fondation suisse de déminage (FSD)

bank account:
Crédit Suisse, Genève

IBAN:
CH70 0483 5081 8341 7100 0

Swift Code:
CRESCHZZ80A

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Please indicate in the reason for your payment your postal address so that we can send you your donation certificate

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