Technical Working Group

Working with the humanitarian community

WFP's Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Technical Working Group (TWG) aims to build a community of stakeholders around the safe and responsible use of drones in humanitarian activities. The TWG serves as a platform to exchange ideas, best practices and help improve multi-stakeholder buy-in and coordination. There are four key areas of focus: Ethics, Regulations and Operations, Imagery, and Connectivity.

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Technical Working Group
Working with the humanitarian community
Ethics TWG Meeting #3 Minutes
Community Participation
Communication
Technical Working Group
Working with the humanitarian community
Connectivity TWG Meeting #3 Minutes
Communication
Technical Working Group
Working with the humanitarian community
Regulation and Operation TWG Meeting #2 Minutes
Site Surveys and Line of Sight
Community Participation
Damage Assessment
Search and Rescue
Crop Monitoring
Flood Modelling
Connectivity
Communication
Cargo Delivery
Technical Working Group
Working with the humanitarian community
Imagery TWG Meeting #2 Minutes
Site Surveys and Line of Sight
Damage Assessment
Search and Rescue
Crop Monitoring
Flood Modelling
Communication