18_UAVs_for_Relief_Operations_Support_during_Typhoon_Haiyan

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Published on April 25, 2014

Author: wget2013

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UAVs for Relief and Development Lessons from Typhoon Haiyan

Tacloban, PH after Typhoon Haiyan ● Strongest storm in Philippine history ● Over 6,000 dead ● Over 6,000,000 displaced

Partnership

© 2011 Danoffice IT and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Danoffice IT is a part of Dangroup ApS Huginn X1 Quadcopter ● Deployed in a few minutes ● Altitude Range up to 10,000 feet AMSL ● Flight time up to 25 min. ● Wind tolerance for stable video up to 10 m/s ● Drone weight 1,390 gr. (excluding payload) ● Foldable airframe ● Operational in rain, snow and dust ● Stealth altitude 150m

© 2011 Danoffice IT and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Danoffice IT is a part of Dangroup ApS Effective support for ... Base camp: Identify from the air the best place where to implement the base camp for the rescue teams Hospital recovery: Flight over a hospital devastated by the typhoon to assess damages and estimate resources and equipment needed. Access to buffer zone: Assess the “buffer zone” which is the area where the sea covered the land and destroyed everything. With this, relief teams identify most affected areas and allocate their resources more efficiently. 03-04-2014

© 2011 Danoffice IT and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Danoffice IT is a part of Dangroup ApS Effective support for ... Damages to livelihoods: Drone requested to assess damages caused to fisheries and rice plantations. Shelter: Identify tarpaulins in baranguys i.o. to assess if distribution is favoured Road Clearance: Identify logistics for clearance and progress made Body search: Drone involved in supporting search of dead bodies in Tacloban. 03-04-2014

© 2011 Danoffice IT and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Danoffice IT is a part of Dangroup ApS Key questions for the future How do we get UAV technology into the field much sooner? How do we effectively facilitate resource and data / image sharing? How do we best expedite the image analysis process for NGOs? What is the range of UAV types best deployed in disaster response? How do we best answer persistent concerns about the military connotations of “drones”? What are the most effective ways to organize the policy context around airspace utilization?

© 2012 Danoffice IT and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Danoffice IT is a part of Dangroup ApS UAV / Drone Use in Development 03-04-2014 Wildlife conservation Geographic IS Opera tion area Installation inspection Emergency Response Inaccessible areas Field assessment

© 2011 Danoffice IT and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Danoffice IT is a part of Dangroup ApS Next steps ... Ongoing effort to form a UAVs for relief, development and conservation working group within Nethope.org Broad engagement: ● NGOs ● UN ● National governments ● Hardware manufacturers ● Analytical software vendors ● … and others

Thank you Andrew Schroeder: aschroeder@directrelief.org Liam Dawson: LD@Danoffice.com

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