DJI Stories - Crisis Mapping in Nepal
On the 25th of April, Nepal was hit by the worst earthquake the small, mountainous country had ever seen. Leaving thousands dead and hundreds of thousands displaced, the Ghorka Earthquake as it would become known, uprooted not only cities and villages, but homes and families that had existed in the mountains for centuries. So what could we do to help? Teaming up with with Humanitarian UAV Network “UAViators”, Open Street Map specialists “Kathmandu Living Labs”, 3D Mapping organization, “Pix4D”, smartphone manufacturer “Smartisan” and Kathmandu University, DJI got to work on a plan, a plan that drew together some of the best and brightest of the UAV industry for a life-changing experience.