FSD works for
a safer future

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.

Humanitarian values ​​as a compass

Independence, neutrality, impartiality. As a humanitarian NGO, FSD places these values ​​at the heart of its activities. Its priority is to use its expertise to prevent and remedy the suffering of populations in situations of insecurity, in the most effective way possible.

In all of its programs and as an employer, FSD strives to respect the following principles: protection of vulnerable people, local capacity building, equal opportunities, sustainable development.

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Deminers anecdotes

Deminers anecdotes

In Ukraine, around 20 FSD deminers are currently working in the Donbass region, where an armed conflict has been going on since 2014. Roman, Stanislav and Igor are part of the team deployed in Stara Mykolaivka. A few years ago, this locality used to be a Ukrainian...

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Sophie and Lise

Sophie and Lise

Some time ago, FSD was invited to visit a sixth-grade class at the Florimont Institute in Geneva to talk to students about humanitarian demining. After the presentation, the children asked questions which were recorded and passed on to our deminers in the field. This...

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Demining: women make their mark

Demining: women make their mark

Humanitarian demining has long been seen as a rather masculine field. Today, mentalities have changed and many organizations have mixed or all-female teams. FSD trained its first female deminers 15 years ago in Sri Lanka, and recently established a demining team...

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