Tag: humanitarian aid

Why Drone Use is Different in Africa

Reading Time: 5 minutes The African unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) market is interesting in comparison to other regions of the world, with less dominance on the military use of such technologies and more emphasis on the humanitarian benefits. Beth Stevenson reports. A UAV can be used to deliver aid or samples for testing, watch for wildlife poachers, and provide […]

Boeing and Nok Air Partner for Humanitarian Aid Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing and Nok Air launched a special humanitarian aid mission to Thailand. With the help of the international non-profit organization Vital Voices, whose mission is to invest in and empower women leaders, the airline’s 22nd Next-Generation 737-800 will transport and deliver nearly 30 boxes full of relief items including clothes and school supplies. The items are […]