Use Of Drones By First Responders
The International Emergency Drone Organization (IEDO) was established in 2018 with the goal of alerting First Responders throughout the globe about the possibilities that drones provide to help their work.
This is accomplished, among other ways, via an annual conference and the publication of a report featuring a wealth of information, strategies, and practical examples. Version 2 of the report was just released.
Drones are suitable for assisting the fire department and rescue services with a variety of duties such as discovering missing people using zoom and thermal imaging cameras, detecting fire sources, analyzing traces after traffic accidents, giving an overview after catastrophes, and so on. This applies not just to flying unmanned systems, but also to driving and sailing robots.
Drones have saved hundreds of lives in this fashion in recent years. Many fire departments and rescue organizations now have a drone squad. And, as drones are used more…