Blue Freedom – Providing reliable first aid electricity from hydropower

Electrical power supply is among the first critically important services in disaster areas. Especially natural disasters such as hurricanes, earthquakes or floodings lead to a destruction of the installed power grid and portable electricity becomes indispensable. One innovative solution is Blue Freedom Portable, a lightweight hydropower generator with 5W output capacity. With a weight of […]

RSA – Natural Disaster relief – 2005/06

Stuart Williamson Industrial Designer Macclesfield, Cheshire, United Kingdom Ensuring the immediate supply of food/medicines/water is a key priority in responding to disaster situations. Supplies have to be delivered quickly and efficiently and this can often be difficult due to remote locations/bad weather and limited transportation available. Maximizing the capability of these supplies is vital. Examine […]

Use Earthquakes to monitor them

No doubt earthquakes have tremendous power – for: break things. It would be much smarter to use the brute forces of nature for something meaningful. This though in mind, a student of the New Zealand Victoria University developed a seismic sensor, which is driven by the force of the earthquake that he just studied and documented. […]

hangar and administrative buildings

Module Armadillo is designed to produce large buildings such as, hangar and administrative buildings in disaster zones. The module consists of a frame, screw files foundation and lightweight facade panels. The dimensions of the building depend on the frame. The options are widths of 9000mm, 12000mm or 15000mm. Length depends on the amount of sections in the frame from 15000mm […]

Search and rescue amphibious vehicle “ARGONAUT”

The Argonaut Vehicles are designed to provide the specialized equipment necessary for technical rescue situations such as auto accidents requiring vehicle extrication, building collapses, confined space rescue, rope rescues and swiftwater rescues. The Argonaut helps to rescue people from natural calamities such as floods, cyclones, earthquakes, fires and from any disaster zone with any type of […]

Mobile Multifunctional Module Magellan

Module Magellan is designed to provide homes for people in a disaster zones. There are two modules. One is: 3200 mm (length) 3000 mm (height) 3000 mm (wide). The second is: 6000 mm (length) 3000 mm (height) 3000 mm (wide). All modules can be transported by helicopter or truck. Side panels open and create a cross […]

Subscribe to Newsletter

[mc4wp-form]

PDC Active Hazards

Earthquake
Watch
Earthquake - 6.2 - 209km NW of Nuku`alofa, Tonga
Earthquake - Watch
Reported:
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 18:02:45 UTC
1 hour ago
Updated:
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 18:36:53 UTC
27 minutes ago
 
Tropical Cyclone
Watch
Tropical Storm - Dora
Cyclone - Watch
Reported:
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 02:34:23 UTC
16 hours ago
Updated:
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 15:08:23 UTC
4 hours ago
 
Earthquake
Advisory
Earthquake - 5.2 - 30km W of Ina, Japan
Earthquake - Advisory
Reported:
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 22:22:35 UTC
21 hours ago
Updated:
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 13:27:53 UTC
6 hours ago