President Nez, Vice President Lizer, Dr. Rudy Shebala, ZappCare and MissionGo Celebrate First Healing Eagle Feather Launch #drone #droneday

This launch demonstrated how drones can be used to get essentials to Navajo Nation residents, via The Navajo Nation:

President Nez anticipates being able to use the technology to improve rural addressing, geological surveying, and perhaps one day delivering voting ballots to increase access to voting. Drones were used this past summer to assess flooding damage caused by monsoon rainfall in the Birdsprings community, and a wildfire in Shiprock, N.M. With increased carrying capacity, drones may also be used to deliver food, water, fire wood, and other essential items to families when roads are washed out and communities become inaccessible by vehicles.

Read the press release here


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