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Patrick Meier's Discussions

Humanitarian Applications / Disaster Response / Search & Rescue / etc

Started this discussion. Last reply by Patrick Meier Mar 20, 2014. 2 Replies

Hi All,Looking to have a space on DIYDrones where folks can talk about humanitarian applications of personal drones, like Euan Ramsay's recent blog post on using a quad to deliver Search & Rescue…Continue

Tags: Rescue, Search, Response, Disaster, Humanitarian

Humanitarian UAV Pilots Network

Started this discussion. Last reply by Patrick Meier Mar 12, 2014. 7 Replies

Hi All, I've been working at the intersection of technology & humanitarian response for 10+ years. I'm now launching a volunteer network to connect responsible civilian UAV pilots who are…Continue

Tags: Response, Disaster, Humanitarian

 

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About Me:
I've been working at the intersection of humanitarian response and technology for 10+ years. Currently at QCRI where I apply advanced computing to improve humanitarian response. Previously co-directed Harvard's Program on Crisis Mapping and served as Director of Crisis Mapping at Ushahidi. I'm also a UNICEF Innovations Fellow, Rockefeller & PopTech Fellow and a National Geographic Emerging Explorer. My blog has received over 1.2 million hits. More at: iRevolution.net
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
I've been flying quadcopters for a while and am interested in the application of UAVs for humanitarian response, including Search & Rescue. I am launching a global network to connect civilian UAV pilots interested in supporting humanitarian efforts.
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Sign Up for the WeRobotics Roster!

Posted on June 13, 2017 at 11:31am 2 Comments

WeRobotics is an international NGO dedicated to scaling the positive impact of social good projects through the localization and responsible use of appropriate robotics solutions such as UAVs/drones. We work in multiple…

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World Food Program Partners with WeRobotics to Improve UAV Coordination

Posted on April 3, 2017 at 12:24am 0 Comments

The World Food Program (WFP) is officially partnering with WeRobotics to develop coordination mechanisms to guide the safe and effective use of aerial robotics (UAVs) in response…

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Videos: Cargo Drones Deliver in the Amazon Rainforest

Posted on February 13, 2017 at 12:16am 6 Comments

The Amazon is home to thousands of local indigenous communities spread across very remote areas. As a result, these sparsely populated communities rarely have reliable access to essential medicines and public health services. Local doctors in the region of…

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First Ever Cargo Drone Deliveries in Amazon Rainforest

Posted on December 22, 2016 at 7:41am 5 Comments

The Amazon is home to thousands of local indigenous communities spread across very remote areas. As a result, these sparsely populated peoples rarely have reliable access to essential medicines and public health services. Local doctors in the region report an average…

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At 2:07pm on March 18, 2014, Euan Ramsay said…

"Hi Euan, am helping to organize a drone Search&Rescue challenge in May, wondering whether you'd be interested in having your payloader tested there? Where in CH are you based? Am in Geneva next month"

I am in Unterageri, south of Zurich, but can easily meeting up if needed! What exactly did you have in mind? It sounds interesting, and I would love to see my payloader put to real use by real users!

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