In response to the earth and stone flow that occurred in Atami City, Shizuoka Prefecture last month, the Fire and Disaster Management Agency of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications has decided to introduce a system to take a picture of the disaster site with a drone and create a map at the fire department headquarters nationwide in order to lead to prompt rescue activities. We have consolidated and included maintenance costs in the rough estimate request for the next fiscal year's budget.

According to the Fire and Disaster Management Agency of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, a large amount of earth and sand flowed down for about 2 km in the debris flow that occurred in Atami City last month, making rescue operations difficult, but images taken from the sky with a drone are effective in grasping the situation. It was.



For this reason, in the event of a large-scale disaster, we have decided to introduce a system that creates a map on the spot based on the images taken by the drone in order to immediately grasp the situation at the site and lead to prompt rescue activities. I did.



By having firefighters operate themselves at the disaster site and take multiple photographs and compare them with those before the disaster, the aim is to understand the situation and extent of the disaster and to lead to more effective rescue activities such as determining the area where priority is to be taken. is.

The Fire and Disaster Management Agency of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications wants to include 390 million yen in the budget request for the next fiscal year, including drone aircraft and video transmission equipment, and to proceed with maintenance in all prefectures.

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