Local drone to help with recovery efforts in St. Maarten
Aeryon Labs Inc. will be using a drone to look at the landscape from above to help with recovery efforts. (Source: GlobalMedic/ Twitter)
Published Monday, September 11, 2017 8:17AM EDT
GlobalMedic, a Canadian charity, has sent a team to St. Maarten to help people affected by Irma.
The team arrived on Sunday to hand out water purification and hygiene kits.
Our team has a 3-part mission: water&hygiene kits to 1700 families / clean water for hospitals/shelters & support recovery with UAVs pic.twitter.com/OdKFVFMTzK— GlobalMedic (@globalmedicdmgf) September 10, 2017
Among them is a member from Waterloo’s Aeryon Labs Inc., a company that uses small Unmanned Aircraft Systems for aerial intelligence and support services for military, public safety and energy customers.
They will be using a drone to look at the landscape from above to help with recovery efforts.