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FSD eliminates explosive remnants of war and toxic waste so that people can live in a safe environment

MINE ACTION

 

FSD is active in the following pillars of mine action:


  • Clearance of landmines and explosive remnants of war;
  • Destruction of countries’ landmine stockpiles;
  • Mine-risk education;
  • Victim assistance.



PROMOTING PEACE

FSD engages with states in post-conflict settings in order to support the process of reform and rehabilitation of the security sector:


  • Reinforcement of non-combat activities of the security sector;
  • Armed violence reduction;
  • Small arms and light weapons destruction.


RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT


In addition to the core operations of mine action and security sector reform, FSD continually strives to bring emerging technologies and innovative science into practical applications for humanitarian aid:


  • Remote sensing with drones and satellites;
  • Protect people from the negative impacts of extractive mining and the dangers of obsolete pesticides.


430 975 343 m2

LAND MADE SAFE

44 055

SAFETY SESSIONS

2 250 314

DIRECT BENEFICIARIES


COUNTRIES OF OPERATIONS

AFGHANISTAN

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

CHAD

COLOMBIA

IRAQ

LIBYA

PHILIPPINES

TAJIKISTAN

UKRAINE

VACANCIES AND PROCUREMENT 

Call for Tender

FSD – FUNDED BY THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE, PM/WRA

 

Project: Land Release and Mine/ERW Clearance for Border Communities in Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan

 

Award No. S-PMWRA-16-GR-1007

 

The Swiss Foundation for Mine Action (FSD) is a Swiss based, non-governmental organisation specializing in the removal of landmines and unexploded ordnance, so that people can build a better future, is implementing a humanitarian mine and unexploded ordnance clearance project in Afghanistan and it is looking for suppliers of the following vehicles to the above – mentioned program:

 

a) 2 units –4x4 SUV (similar to Toyota Land Cruiser)

b) 2 units – 4x4 Ambulance

c) 1 unit – Kamaz Truck

Job Vacancy

Senior Technical Experts

for our EWR operations in the Middle East

 

FSD is an international environmental remediation organization with an emphasis on management of risks posed by explosive remnants of war (ERW) as a result of conflict. We are seeking to recruit Senior Technical Experts for our EWR operations in the Middle East in response to the crisis related to ISIL.

 

We require the candidates with the following profile:

  • He/she is able to both execute practical field operations autonomously and coordinate technical EOD operations (to include ERW, BAC, IED)
  • He/she can write project implementation plans, compile field reports and produce operations-related technical reports
  • He/she must be able to ensure the correct application of manual ERW clearance assets
  • He/she will be able to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of technical methodologies to be employed, perform quality control inspections and understand and apply FSD’s standard operating procedures (SOPs) to maximize productivity, safety, and maintain compliance with existing International and National legislation in the country where work is taking place
  • He/she will support training sessions and assess and supervise National Technical staff