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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.

10 highlights of the year 2022 (2)

10 highlights of 2022 ✨

Thank you for your commitment to us throughout this year! Through your support, our teams inspected 4.2 million square metres of land and neutralized more than 5,000 explosive devices in 2022.
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🔻 UKRAINE: NEWS FROM THE FIELD

While the situation remains tense, hundreds of mines and unexploded ordnance have already been neutralized by FSD teams. Our deminers have been present in Chernihiv province for five months now. They are now also deployed in Kharkiv province, in Izium, a city that was occupied for several months.

Video Mine victim assistance Colombia

URBAN GARDENS TO HELP MINE SURVIVORS

In addition to life-altering injuries, mine survivors often find themselves isolated as perceived as a burden by society. FSD launched a urban gardening projet in Colombia to facilitate the socio-economic reintergration on mine victims.

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 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”

Every donation counts

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recipient:
Fondation suisse de déminage (FSD)

bank account:
Crédit Suisse, Genève

IBAN:
CH70 0483 5081 8341 7100 0

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