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Recovery & stability

FSD carries out specific projects to support ongoing peace processes in various countries. In addition, measures to support development are carried out within affected communities.

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In Bouar, in parallel with the activities to support the peace process, FSD rehabilitates schools and orphanages (Central African Republic, 2018)

Promote peace & development

After an armed conflict, it is imperative that appropriate programmes are put in place to consolidate peace and restore economic and social stability. One strategy is to bring together former parties of a conflict around a common goal: demining. 

In addition, in order for a country to recover from the devastation of war, targeted interventions must be put in place to enable the population to access basic services through the support of local initiatives and skills.

Recovery & stability

Support to peace process

FSD helps to promote stability in several post-conflict areas. In the Central African Republic, the organisation supports the establishment of joint peace forces, composed fo members of the government forces and members of former rebels groups. More particularly, the rehabilitation of infrastructures throughout the country and logistical and administrative support are provided.

In the Philippines, on the western island of Mindanao, FSD supports the formation of joint peace forces and uses demining as a mediation tool between former belligerents.

Current operations
FSD team members in the Central African Republic
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Support to communities

FSD uses its presence in countries affected by armed conflicts to carry out various activities to support the population. In the Central African Republic, the organisation contributes to increasing access to drinking water, electricity (solar) and education. In eastern Ukraine, until the generalization of the conflict in February 2022, FSD was focusing its efforts on the rehabilitation of schools and kindergartens along the front line.

Current operations
Sewing activity, support to the community in the Central African Republic.
Recovery & stability

Economic development

In all its operations, FSD works to create local employment and training opportunities for the communities. More than 90% of FSD’s programme staff are recruited and trained locally.

As part of the rehabilitation activities in the Central African Republic, FSD works with local companies. The organisation also supports specific projects to promote economic reintegration of women victims of domestic violence and former combatants.

Current operation
Carpentry activity, community support in the Central African Republic
Our impact

In 2021, our teams rehabilitated 23 buildings in Bouar, Central African Republic, to enable security forces to redeploy and ensure stability in the country.

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.

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