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Hurricanes Show Why Drones Are the Future of Disaster Relief

Having moved on from its path of destruction in the Caribbean, Hurricane Irma is now bearing down on Florida. And as anxious Floridians board up their windows in preparation for the deadly hurricane’s projected landfall on Sunday morning, disaster-response teams … Continue reading

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California Task Force 3 Deploys Drones for Search-and-Rescue During Harvey Flooding

California Task Force 3’s (CA-TF3) Water Rescue Team, one of 28 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National Rescue Response Teams, is sharing the work it completed last Thursday using drones in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. The 16 Water Rescue … Continue reading

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Drone blamed for sparking fire in Moore, police say

A burned power pole, a pine tree missing needles and a piece of what used to be a power line can be found off Northwest 12th Street in Moore. It’s the result of a fire caused by a drone, Moore … Continue reading

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ABOVE DEVASTATED HOUSTON, ARMIES OF DRONES PROVE THEIR WORTH

LESS THAN A week after the last drops of Hurricane Harvey fell, Houston is just beginning to assess the damage. At least 46 people have died. More than 30,000 houses are flooded and as many as a million vehicles waterlogged. … Continue reading

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