HUMANICEMOS DH

HUMANICEMOS DH is a Civil Organization for Humanitarian Demining that arises from the Peace Agreement between the Colombian Government and the FARC-EP. HUMANICEMOS DH advocates for life and environmental sustainability in Colombia.

It is made up of people who are undertaking their economic and social reincorporation process, and know the living conditions of the communities and their environment.

GENDER PERSPECTIVE

HUMANICEMOS DH is the only humanitarian demining organization in the world that is made up of people who are undertaking their reincorporation process and know the communities and their environment. In this way we directly help creating jobs for members of the community in the process of reincorporation into the economic and social life of the country.

PERSONNEL 107

Excombatants 90
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Support personnel 17
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Women 33
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Men 74
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We are a solid, structured and autonomous humanitarian demining organization, with proven administrative and operational capacity.
Job creation for members of the community who are undertaking their reincorporation process into the economic and social life of the country.
Equal pay; equity in decision-making positions. Our goal is to achieve a 20% female staff.
Establish and implement a comprehensive training and education plan for HUMANICEMOS DH staff, allowing for personal and organiZational growth.
Our mission also includes working for the benefit of communities and the development of economic and social activities in the territories.
Our policy includes strengthening relations with national and international actors in the sector, building lasting strategic alliances.
Through our educational activities, we contribute to changes in behavior and safe conduct regarding the threat of landmines in communities.
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LOGROS ALCANZADOS
LOGROS ALCANZADOS
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UNA ORGANIZACIÓN ÚNICA
UNA ORGANIZACIÓN ÚNICA
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MUJERES EN HUMANICEMOS DH
MUJERES EN HUMANICEMOS DH
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Población con habilidades especiales en Humanicemos
Población con habilidades especiales en Humanicemos
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Comunidad beneficiaria en HUMANICEMOS DH
Comunidad beneficiaria en HUMANICEMOS DH
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Componente étnico en Humanicemos
Componente étnico en Humanicemos

Timeline HUMANICEMOS DH

Pilot Project - El Orejón
Start of the humanitarian demining pilot project in the village of El Orejón, municipality of Briceño, Antioquia.
Santa Helena Pilot Project
Humanitarian Demining Pilot Project in the village of Santa Helena, municipality of Mesetas, Meta.
El Orejón and Chirí Land Delivery
Technical closure and delivery of land clear of suspicion of mines to the community of El Orejón and Chirí.
HUMANICEMOS DH Conformation
HUMANICEMOS DH is taken off. As of this date, UNMAS begins the accompaniment/mentoring of the implementation of the project.
First Training Workshop
First Training Workshop on integrated mine action "Trainer of Trainers" for the HUMANICEMOS DH Board of Directors under the direction of Descontamina Colombia, OAS, UNMAS, EU.
Visits to ZVTN and PTN begin.
The group of trainers visits the ZVTN (and PTN (Transition Zones) to socialize HUMANICEMOS DH and its role within the integral action against mines-AICMA , with the people in reincorporation process.
Governance Course
Corporate Governance Course for the Board of Directors of HUMANICEMOS DH, given by GICDH.
Constitution of HUMANICEMOS DH
HUMANICEMOS DH formalizes its incorporation as a legal entity before the Chamber of Commerce of Bogota. Even without funds for its financing, it begins to elaborate the operational procedures and initiates all the documentary process that must be presented by any organization that aspires to do humanitarian demining in Colombia.
HUMANICEMOS DH is accredited as a humanitarian demining organization.
The management of financial resources for the organization continues. UNMAS and HUMANICEMOS DH start the elaboration of the project, which is then submitted to the United Nations Multi-Donor Fund, through UNMAS.
Agreement between APN and HUMANICEMOS DH
Support in Humanitarian Demining operations, including the identification of areas contaminated by MAP, AEI, MUSE or REG. The agreement ends on February 28, 2018, with a result of 17 confirmed hazardous areas - APC in the villages of Pueblo Nuevo, Buena Vista, El Orejón, Altos de Chirí, El pescado and La Mina.
Humanitarian Action in Rio Grande
Operation that engaged the National Authority, the military forces, Descontamina Colombia, UNMAS, HUMANICEMOS DH, local authorities and community, on November 3, 2017 the humanitarian action was carried out in the Río Grande village, between the municipalities Apartadó and turbo, Antioquia.
Explosives found and destroyed
With the participation of HUMANICEMOS DH personnel, an area of approximately 100 m2 was identified where Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) were found and destroyed (%): one (1) of 15 kg and four (4) in 15 L gallons (approximately 60 kg of explosives).
Humanitarian Action in the village of Chigorodó Alto-Frasquillo
In a meeting convened by the National Authority, and in the presence of community leaders and representatives, local authorities and others responsible for the operation, the delegate of HUMANICEMS DH explained the commitment of the personnel in the process of reincorporation to contribute to the identification of the area where the explosive device was located, which posed a risk to the community.
Two (2) Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) Found and Destroyed
The contribution of personnel in the process of reincorporation, among them a HUMANICEMOS DH director, was decisive to identify the place where two (2) Improvised Explosive Devices - IEDs of 15 and 6 kg were found and destroyed.
Signing of the Grant Agreement with the United Nations Multi-Donor Fund
Signing of a grant agreement with the United Nations Multi-Donor Trust Fund (MPTF) to support the establishment and development of technical and administrative capacities of a civilian humanitarian demining organization to facilitate the reincorporation of former FARC-EP combatants in Colombia.
Agreement between HALO TRUST and HUMANICEMOS DH
Agreement is initiated within the framework of the MPTF project to train 44 people.
Reception of funds from the United Nations Multidonor Fund
Received funds from the United Nations Multi-Donor Trust Fund (MPTF) to support the establishment and development of technical and administrative capacities of a civilian humanitarian demining organization to facilitate the reincorporation of former FARC-EP combatants in Colombia. Opening of the central office in Bogota
HUMANICEMOS DH signs contracts
HUMANICEMOS DH's executive and managerial staff sign contracts
Agreement with NPA
Agreement with NPA for the training of 20 people, Initiates agreement within the framework of the MPTF project between HUAMNICEMOS DH and Norwegian People's Aid to train people in the process of reincorporation.
Cynthia Mahoney
Cynthia Mahoney assumes project management.
First Non-Technical Survey and Manual Clearance Course
HUMANICEMOS DH executives start training cycles for the HUMANICEMOS DH component at the regional base.
Receipt of the fourth component
Reception of the fourth component linked to HUMANICEMOS DH within the framework of the project with the MPTF.
Regional Base Launch in Aguabonita 2
Municipality of La Montañita-Caquetá, with the presence of delegates from the sector, the Humanitarian Demining Brigade, the Director of Descontamina Colombia, delegate of the National Council for Reincorporation - CNR, directors of UNMAS Colombia, directors and delegates of the Humanitarian Demining organizations and representatives of the United Nations Multi-Donor Fund.
Humanitarian action in Gaitania in the Alto Sano village
Corregimiento de Gaitania Tolima, with the support of personnel in the process of reincorporation, 15 Improvised Explosive Devices were located and destroyed.
Space for socialization of Humanitarian Action in the presence of community leaders.
After the destruction, the delegate of the national authority - Descontamina Colombia opened a space for socialization of the Humanitarian Action in the presence of community leaders, who had already been consulted and informed of the action, military, delegates of the local authority of the municipality of Planadas, and the township of Gaitania, Tolima, the delegate of UNMAS and the representative of HUMANICEMOS DH, who participated in the exchange.
Village leaders hail humanitarian action
The leaders of the Alto Sano, Puerto Limón, El oso and La Unión villages, which benefited from the humanitarian action, saluted the example of coordination between the government, the humanitarian demining operators and the community.
The Halo Trust finalizes process
The Halo Trust completes project withdrawal process with the transfer of the second group of 20 trained individuals
HUMANICEMOS DH Accreditation Renewal
Approval of operating procedures
Approval of the administrative operating procedures developed in the different management areas of HUMANICMEOS DH.
Second phase of the Humanicemos Project begins
Second phase of the Humanicemos Project begins, financed by the European Fund for Peace. UNMAS provides technical assistance and training to HUMANICEMOS DH* staff.
Signing of Memorandum of Understanding with UNMAS
The Government of Colombia and the UN sign a Memorandum of Understanding that designates UNMAS as the external monitoring and evaluation component in charge of verifying that HUMANICEMOS DH has the technical capacity to carry out humanitarian demining work.
Start of workshops and analysis
Start of workshops and analysis of the environment for the creation of the HUMANICEMOS DH strategic plan.
UNMAS begins formal training
UNMAS begins formal training in humanitarian demining, after a pause caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, which forced to rethink the whole training process.
17 people in the process of reincorporation pass the evaluations conducted by UNMAS
A first group of 17 people in the process of reincorporation passed the evaluations carried out by UNMAS, allowing them to be certified by Descontamina Colombia in Non-Technical Studies (NTS).
10 HUMANICEMOS DH members pass evaluations
10 HUMANICEMOS DH members pass evaluations in Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Level 1, and 17 as advanced medical support, personnel necessary to be able to deploy NCD teams in the communities.
HUMANICEMOS DH deploys its first NCD teams
In the communities of La Montañita, Caquetá, with the objective of identifying areas with explosive ordnance contamination that will be intervened. During this deployment, the first two Confirmed Dangerous Areas (CDA) were identified in one of the municipality's villages.
HUMANICEMOS DH deploys TDM equipment
HUMANICEMOS DH deploys TDM teams in the communities of La Montañita, Caquetá, with the objective of eliminating threats to the territory.
Discovery of the first Antipersonnel Mine
One week after the start of the clearing work, the first MAP antipersonnel mine was confirmed to have been found in a confirmed hazardous area of the Cordillera Union in the municipality of La Montañita.
Meeting directed and coordinated with the German and Norwegian embassies
As part of the visibility strategy of the HUMANICEMOS DH project.
POAS update
Beginning of the update of the POAS to the Colombian Technical Standard condition, evidencing the commitment with the quality of the processes and the fulfillment of the work.
Delivery of 1,974 m2 free of antipersonnel mines.
HUMANICEMOS DH with the support of the European Fund for Peace delivered to the indigenous reservation of the Embera Chamí community, 1,974 m2 free of antipersonnel mines as an act of reconciliation and reparation.
UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres visited HUMANICEMOS DH
For the commemoration of the 5th anniversary of the peace agreement, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres visited HUMANICEMOS DH at the Peace is Productive Fair.
Training and Strengthening Workshop
Training and Capacity Building Workshop on Internal Quality Assurance by UNMAS
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