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In What Ways Technology is Boosting Relief Work?

By CIOReview | Friday, January 31, 2020

The advent technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), drones, and many more are helping organizations to achieve their missions in dangerous areas.

Fremont, CA: The organizations that raise the most money or mobilize the most volunteers are considered to be a successful nonprofit. These are very important, and technology has helped the organization to reach that height by providing new ways to elicit fundraising and engage those who want to get involved. Success also depends on delivering the missions that a nonprofit is supposed to provide. New technologies play an important role in not only funding the mission but also in executing it. Nonprofits serve in the areas where other organizations cannot reach, like war zones or areas struck by natural disasters. The teams perform dangerous tasks, such as digging through rubbles to find survivors or bring supplies to the affected areas, and in performing such tasks, technology can be very helpful in training the responders, reach the victims faster, and so on.

Leveraging AR and VR

Top AR/VR Tech Solution CompaniesAR and VR are great tools for the nonprofits to help them when the team goes to unstable or dangerous areas. VR enables the volunteers and the first responders to get a feel of a high-stake situation without putting them in danger, and it helps in their training them to tackle the difficulties. This preparation can more than merely help organizations to enhance their game plan going into a disaster zone, as well as helps to save a lot more lives. AR technology can deliver critical, real-time information on top of drone footage, enabling the workers to detect the areas of potential problems while formulating a response plan.

Live Saving Drones

Reaching a disaster struck area is very difficult; it is even harder to get to people there. A natural disaster can leave people trapped in buildings, homes, and even underground. Drones can help in the rescue missions as they can reach places where people cannot. The video footage gathered from the drone can be utilized to find people and save them.

Currently, several startups are inclining towards using technology to identify some of the most vulnerable citizens in a catastrophe and tackle with disaster relief.