Victim Assistance: Access to Rehabilitation and Linking Mine Action to Development – Contribution to MoveAbility (ex-SFD) Appeal 2017

Projet terminé

Switzerland supports activities aimed at banning anti-personnel mines and cluster munitions as well as to alleviating the humanitarian suffering and socio-economic consequences caused by mines and all types of explosive remnants of war. Mine action is of direct relevance to fulfill the goals of the new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which serves as an important reference point for Switzerland.

Pays/région Thème Période Budget
Monde entier
Conflit & fragilité
Infrastructures sanitaires de base
Réintegration et contrôle des ALPC
01.01.2017 - 31.12.2017
CHF  300’000
Contexte Every day, an average of 18 people were killed or injured by mines or explosive remnants of war in 2015, marking a 75% increase from casualties recorded in 2014, according to the ICBL Landmine Monitor Report 2016 released in November 2016. The vast majority of recorded landmine/ERW (explosive remnants of war) casualties were civilians (78%), the majority of which is in need of appropriate assistance and empowerment of them and their families.

Counter the devastating consequences and threats on populations living in anti-personnel landmines (APL), cluster munitions and other explosive remnants of war (ERW) affected zones around the world.

While also promoting socio-economic integration for people living with disabilities, the main goal of MoveAbility is to maintain and increase access to quality and sustainable physical rehabilitation services.

Groupes cibles Victims of anti-personnel landmines, cluster munitions and other explosive remnants of war.
Effets à moyen terme

Increase people’s access to services and social inclusion in:

  • improving the structure and sustainability of the national physical rehabilitation sector;
  • enhancing the knowledge and skills of physical rehabilitation professionals;
  • helping local partners to improve the quality of their physical rehabilitation services;
  • offering organizational and management support.

Principaux résultats attendus:  

Promote access to rehabilitation by providing financial, material, technical or training support to 32 physical rehabilitation centres in 14 countries.


Principaux résultats antérieurs:   Support to a total of 27 government- and privately-run physical rehabilitation centres, and 5 insti­tutes that trained physical rehabilitation professionals. MoveAbility contributed to the provision of services to 44’410 people, including 4’926 who were fitted with prosthetic devices, and 13’862, orthotic devices.

Direction/office fédéral responsable DDC
Crédit Aide humanitaire
Partenaire de projet Partenaire contractuel
Organisation suisse à but non lucratif
  • Autre organisation suisse non-profit

Coordination avec d'autres projets et acteurs Local authorities and local civil society.
Budget Phase en cours Budget de la Suisse CHF    300’000 Budget suisse déjà attribué CHF    300’000 Projet total depuis la première phase Budget y compris partenaires de projet CHF   300’000
Phases du projet

Phase 5 01.01.2017 - 31.12.2017   (Completed)

Phase 4 01.01.2015 - 31.12.2016   (Completed) Phase 3 01.01.2013 - 31.12.2014   (Completed)