Emergency response personnel are always working round the clock and at instances where the conditions greatly reduce their mobility across the ground, drones cab be extremely useful in aiding emergency services to figure out how best plan their rescue efforts. Increasingly, drones are being used aid in these activities by a managing the impact of a disaster both during and after the event.
Drone search and rescue during a disaster
Flood DisastersTo assess the direction of flow of flood and also predict which building are at risk thus helping in determining the areas that should be evacuated.
EarthquakesUAVs are used to identify unusable routes due to caved in tunnels or bridges. They also help identifying target priority areas.
Search And RescueIn case of disaster scenarios or with more search and resque missions, missing persons are found as soon as possible to maximize their chance of survival.
Delivery Of Emergency SuppliesDelivery of supplies and medicine using drones is much quicker than traditional routes. It also has the advantage of keeping personnel away frompotentially dangerous areas.