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GlobalMedic

RESCUAV

PARTNERSHIP TO LEAD UAV OPERATIONS IN EMERGENCY RESPONSE

The Problem The Solution


When disaster strikes, communities can be left in a GlobalMedic has introduced the use of innovative
state of chaos. Survivors need assistance to stay UAV technology to bridge this crucial gap
alive, and they need it quickly. Countless barriers providing better information faster, in order to
and hazards can prevent rescuers from reaching improve humanitarian coordination and save lives.
people in need, including things like damaged
roadways, bridges, telecommunications RescUAV offers support for search and rescue teams,
infrastructure, and collapsed buildings. local governments and other humanitarian actors.
GlobalMedics RescUAV initiative works to improve
Information on the extent of the damage, locations disaster response in four critical ways:
of survivors and access routes, all can take days to
surface. Survivors dont have days to wait for Search & Rescue Situational Awareness
assistance. They need help immediately. Emergency Mapping Aid Delivery

SEARCH & RESCUE SITUATIONAL AWARENESS

RescUAV supports rescuers in their fight to save RescUAV broadcasts real time information,
lives, by: allowing responders to make informed decisions
Capturing aerial imagery to locate survivors to quickly get aid to those who need it most, by:
Using thermal imagery to locate survivors Identifying immediate hazards
Operating Ground Penetrating Radar to locate Tracking population movements to direct aid
survivors deliveries
Collecting imagery inside buildings to locate Planning access and evacuation routes
survivors Identifying access barriers, such as a landslide
Assessing structural damage and integrity that has cut off a community

EMERGENCY MAPPING AID DELIVERY

RescUAV gathers aerial imagery to produce RescUAV can use innovative UAV technology to
detailed maps that provide invaluable data, by: provide desperately needed aid to isolated
Creating comprehensive damage assessments communities, by:
of disaster zones Delivering aid quickly to the hardest to reach
Surveying refugee camps to plan infrastructure communities
and expansion Delivering essential medications and other relief
Assessing agriculture to support food security items
Helping communities plan the rebuilding process Delivering communication devices
Identifying hazards to reduce the impact of
future disasters

GlobalMedics UAV Expertise

GlobalMedic has disaster response experience spanning 175 Responses in 61 countries. GlobalMedics
RescUAV Program has was introduced in 2014 and our trained pilots and teams have lead emergency
missions in response to:

Ecuador Earthquake, 2016 Nepal Earthquake, 2015 Philippines Typhoon Hagupit, 2014

WHEN DISASTER STRIKES, RESCUAV USES


BETTER INFORMATION IS INNOVATIVE UAV
NEEDED TO HELP TECHNOLOGY TO SAVE
RESCUERS SAVE LIVES. THOSE LIVES.

www.globalmedic.ca/rescuav