Our work

In almost 25 years, FSD has carried out humanitarian projects in about thirty countries on four continents.

Discover our current operations.

: FSD deminers heading to the minefield to begin the day's operations (Iraq, 2019)
FSD deminers heading to the minefield to begin the day’s operations (Iraq, 2019)

Our current operations

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Afghanistan

Young children in the town of Bouar where FSD supports the ongoing peace process and the socio-economic development of communities. (Central African Republic, 2019)

Central African Republic

PRODECO teams in the field, a joint project of 4 organisations working together to clear Chad of mines. (2019)

Chad

A deminer from FSD marks the location of an improvised explosive device on a minefield (Iraq, 2019)

Iraq

In Colombia, FSD supports the national authorities in the management and coordination of demining operations, including the use of dogs

Colombia

Maintaining a close link with the population is essential for successful mine action operations (Philippines)

Philippines

An abandoned swing in Ukraine

Ukraine

In order to prevent obsolete weapons and ammunition from falling into the wrong hands, FSD is mandated to destroy these devices safely. (Tajikistan)

Tajikistan

centimetre by centimetre

In 2020, our deminers cleared 3.2 km² , an area equivalent to the City of London. This work requires constant concentration despite the sometimes extreme working conditions.

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News from the field

FSD, it’s them.
Every day, they put their courage and expertise to work to make the world a safer place. Read the testimonials and stories from our employees around the world.

Our action in Ukraine – From March 28 to April 10, 2022

Our action in Ukraine – From March 28 to April 10, 2022

March 28 to April 10, 2022 For weeks Valeriia, one of our paramedics, and other team members from Mariupol (Марі у́поль) were unable to communicate, due to the lack of connection and electricity. They were able to escape and tell us now about their stories:Valeriia...

International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action

International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action

Together against mines and explosive remnants of war Every year, thousands of civilians are killed or maimed by mines or unexploded ordnance. A single step or contact with these devices is enough to trigger a deadly explosion. More than 60 countries are currently...

Our latest interventions in Ukraine – 21-27 March

Our latest interventions in Ukraine – 21-27 March

Natalia tells her story to FSD staff. “We are from Sieverodonetsk (Сєвєродоне́цьк). We were forced to leave our hometown as the war started on the 24th of February”. The whole town was under fire. For two weeks we were hiding in a bomb shelter, because our apartment...

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