Earthquakes, floods, fire, avalanche, hazardous waste, terrorism. Unfortunately, sometimes tragedy strikes, and dedicated emergency response personnel respond.
Drones can assist in many ways:
- Evaluating incidents
- Searching for survivors
- Airlift supplies to survivors, such as life jackets, water, food, and other survival gear
The use of drones can be significantly more effective and efficient in certain situations than the use of alternative methods, such as helicopters, airplanes, and boats. Deploying multiple drones can cover a wider area that the use of one helicopter. Considering the cost and availability of resources, drones provide a cost-effective method to cover more area.