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Unifly supports UNICEF’s humanitarian drone corridor

By [email protected] - 21st June 2018 - 16:16

Marc Coen, CCO of Unifly, presents Uniflyâs work in UNICEFâs humanitarian drone corridor in Malawi. Drones are a hot topic and their applications are seemingly endless. Especially in harsh environments, drones can be a lifesaving tool. Drones can help save lives, not only during a sudden disaster, but for daily humanitarian purposes and medical supply chains. With drones, even the remotest regions can receive lifesaving materials in a matter of minutes or hours. Unicefâs Humanitarian Drone Testing Corridor is specifically dedicated to the humanitarian and development uses for drones. The first of its kind in Africa, the corridor serves as a dedicated unmanned flight testing space and allows for Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS). The corridor is centered on Kasungu Aerodrome in central Malawi, close to the capital city of Lilongwe. Kasungu is home to a district hospital and a variety of rural health clinics in remote areas.