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FSD protects civilians from landmines and explosive remnants of war.

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FSD are you fit to be a deminer quiz

WHAT IF YOU WERE A DEMINER?

Today, we are sending you to inspect a minefield that was once cultivated, but is now overgrown with grass hiding explosive items. Will you be able to follow all the mine clearance steps to stay safe? Take our quiz to find out!

FSD staff in Kamianka

9.9 MILLION CHF FOR UKRAINE

FSD is proud to announce renewed support from the Swiss Government for its programme in Ukraine. This project aims to increase FSD’s demining efforts in Kharkiv province and establish a new operational base in Kherson province to protect civilians from landmines and explosive remnants of war.

FSD Team Door to Door Campaign Switzerland

MEET OUR TEAMS

From January 22 to April 22, our teams will be conducting door-to-door campaigns in French-speaking Switzerland to introduce you to FSD’s mine action projects. You’ll have the opportunity to support our work and help reduce the impact of explosive remnants of war.
For a safer world

In 2022, FSD teams located and neutralised 6'949 landmines and pieces of unexploded or abandoned ordnance.

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Our operations

Our current programmes

MV UA

Ukraine

Mine clearance · Explosive ordnance risk education · Capacity building

Clearance IQ

Iraq

Mine clearance · Explosive ordnance risk education · Capacity building

EORE PH

The Philippines

Mine clearance · Explosive ordnance risk education · Capacity building

Clearance AFG

Afghanistan

Mine clearance · Explosive ordnance risk education · Mine victim assistance

Victim assistance CL

Colombia

Capacity building · Mine victim assistance

Local employee learning how to safely use an metal detector during basic training in Tajikistan

Tajikistan

Environmental remediation · Mine clearance

Socio-economic support CAR

Central African Republic

Support for the peace process - Disarmament and reintegration - Socio-economic development for communities
Videos

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Almost all the videos on 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”
newsletter

Where is FSD currently working in Ukraine? What does a landmine look like? Answers to your questions, once a month.

  • News from the field
  • Demining videos
  • Interviews with experts
  • Events
  • Job offers
Iraqi deminer trained to the use of a detector