REPRESENTATIVES OF RA MINISTRY OF EMERGENCY SITUATIONS AND CRISIS MANAGEMENT STATE ACADEMY WERE TRAINED HOW TO USE THE UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES

It’s not a secret that in the field of disaster risk reduction and emergency response, the role of modern technologies is increasing year by year. The world experience shows that the use of newest technologies, particularly unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) and geo-information systems, provide new and more effective solutions to the problems in the field. The draft of the concept “Innovation and technology development in disaster risk management,” developed by the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Armenia (RA MES) shows the important role of innovation in the field of DRM.
In order to boost the capacities of the RA MES and Crisis Management State Academy (CMSA) in the above-mentioned directions, ”DRR National Platform”/ARNAP Foundation and UN Development Programme organized and conducted a three-day basic training course on “Unmanned Aerial Systems and Remote Sensing”.

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