Draganfly drones aid Ukraine rescue of Kherson flood victims
Canadian drone hardware and software solution specialist Draganfly has moved quickly to adapt the activity of its transport and situational awareness UAVs in Ukraine to provide emergency aerial support of efforts to rescue flooding victims in Kherson.
Draganfly said its drones – which have already been operation for months assisting Ukraine’s defense forces, medical units, and humanitarian organizations respond to Russian attacks – were spirited to the south of the nation to assist victims of the massive flooding. The crisis was sparked on June 6 when destruction of the Kakhovka dam in Kherson left an estimated 230 square miles of populated land under water.
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Supporting the response to the ensuing calamity, Draganfly and its local DEF-C partner acted on requests by Ukraine’s DSNS Emergency Services Department by redeploying their specialized…