Manual Demining in Kannadi Mannar
Mine Field Excavation
Mechanical ground preparation in progress in residential area


The Swiss Foundation for Mine Action (FSD), is an international mine action organization based in Geneva, Switzerland. This private, independent, and non-profit organization was created in 1997. Since then, it has implemented a number of mine clearance projects in more than 15 different countries.

FSD has been working in Sri Lanka since 2002 with operations in the north and the east of the country. FSD is currently deployed on tasks in Mannar and Vavuniya Districts in the north with a 739 human capacity including 512 deminers as well as 4 flail machines along with other mechanical equipment.