A three-day drone training workshop began today, Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 at the Disaster Management Coordination Agency (DMCA).
The Matrix 200 V2 Drone was presented to the DMCA by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO).
Drones play an important role in disaster response such as in assessing the damage caused by natural or man-made hazards, aid in search and rescue efforts, survey flooded areas and assist with power restoration among other relief operations.
Participants are from the DMCA, GIS, Anguilla and the Turks and Caicos.
The workshop is facilitated by Flight Instructor and Chief Pilot at DARTDrones in Pennsylvania, USA, Colin Romberger.
The training workshop sponsored by the Governor's Office concludes on Thursday, November 7th, 2019.