Damage Assessment in Vanuatu Cyclone Disaster
10 sq.km of ground surveyed
Data analysed within 72 hours
R & D
Drones used for damage assessment following natural disasters
The Humanitarian UAV Network and the World Bank deployed a number of UAVs to carry out 200 flights following tropical Cyclone Pam hitting Vanuatu in 2015.
In 2015, Cyclone Pam hit Vanuatu
The storm was one of the worst in the country's history
On 13 March 2015, tropical Cyclone Pam, a category 5 storm, struck Vanuatu, a collection of 82 islands that stretch across 1 300 kilometres, and became one of the worst natural disasters in the cou...