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Robin’s experience in the aftermath of Katrina and 17 other disasters convinced her that drones will become essential tools for every emergency rescue team.
“They are not replacing people, they’re doing things [people] can’t do. They fly lower and go at different angles that would be horribly unsafe from the manned helicopters.”
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