Disaster Response Drone Applications
First Responders use drones to provide rapid situational awareness with mapping technology and imagery, help firefighters identify hot spots and assess property damage, capture imagery for communications and news coverage, search for survivors, assess utility and infrastructure damage, create before/after maps of the impacted area, and much more. Today, the use of drones in disaster response in critical to providing time-sensitive information to ground teams to aid in their decision making and ultimately their response
In search and rescue operations, every minute counts. When two Polish tourists found themselves stranded on the side of a mountain in Northern Iceland, and the 112 emergency service was unable to locate them by GPS, the Dalvik Search & Rescue Team knew they could count on DJI Phantom 4 to save the helpless hikers.