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For 25 years, FSD has been conducting humanitarian mine action operations around the world.

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Local recruit participating in basic training near Dushanbe Tajikistan

NEW DEMINING TEAM IN TAJIKISTAN

Meet Iskandarova Zebonisso, a mother and former schoolteacher who has joined our demining team in Tajikistan! Together, the members of our new team share a common dream: to free the country from mines.

Deminer checking a field for expllosives using his metal detector in Chernihiv, Ukraine

Our operations in Ukraine – November

As of the 1st of November 2023, more than 200 FSD staff members are at work in the provinces of Kharkiv and Chernihiv. The teams conduct surveys, clearance of minefields and carry out risk education sessions. Download the PDF to get more details.

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Once the landmines have been cleared, his family will be able to return home

Humanitarian demining is not just about saving lives. The work of our deminers also helps to rebuild the infrastructure needed for displaced people to return home. With your support, FSD offers a safer world to people affected by armed conflict.

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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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-eco CAR

Central African republic

Support to the peace process · Disarmament and reintegration · Socio-economic support to communities

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Iraqi deminer trained to the use of a detector