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Hurricanes Show Why Drones Are the Future of Disaster Relief

Having moved on from its path of destruction in the Caribbean, Hurricane Irma is now bearing down on Florida. And as anxious Floridians board up their windows in preparation for the deadly hurricane’s projected landfall on Sunday morning, disaster-response teams are readying their drones.

 

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