Thanks to their high-resolution, cost-effective insights, humanitarian drones are today being employed across a range of sectors, by organisations as diverse as The World Bank and Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining.
Urban planning & land management
Aid distribution & planning
Identifying at-risk populations
Using drones for urban mapping & flood prevention in Dar es Salaam
The World Bank teamed up with Drone Adventures, Humanitarian OpenStreetMap and the Tanzanian Commission of Science and Technology (COSTECH) to conduct urban mapping projects using senseFly eBee drones.Read
The potential of aerial platforms in a ‘rapid’ emergency response context
This European Commission report finds that compared to satellite imaging sources, unmanned aerial platforms offer "significant benefits due to their higher flexibility in deployment, potentially better timeliness and more advanced technical capabilities".Read