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Drones packed with blood and medical supplies will be flown into disaster zones under new government scheme
Drones packed with blood and medical supplies are to be flown into disaster zones.
Civilians will be able to order the life-saving unmanned aerial vehicles – named ‘Stork’ drones – on mobile phones under a Government scheme paid for out of the foreign aid budget.
Doctors and nurses will also be able to request the stocks using a mobile phone app. Pilots stationed at blood banks across devastated regions will then guide drones by remote control from as far as 45 miles away…
Flooding and Damaging Wind Were Most Destructive Natural Hazards in 2016
CoreLogic’s Tom Jeffery shares the company’s annual Natural Hazard Risk Summary and Analysis report, which analyzes and evaluates the number and severity of natural hazard events that occurred in the country that year in order to help protect homeowners and businesses from financial catastrophe.
The report reviews annual hazard events for flooding, earthquake, wildfire, wind, hail, tornado, hurricanes and winter storms in addition to highlighting several international events including Asia…