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10 Cutting-Edge Disaster Relief Technologies

<p>The past month has seen an unheard of prevalence of destructive natural disasters, Hurricane Harvey in Texas, a two earthquakes in Mexico, Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, and Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean and Florida.</p><p>While experts will continue to theorize and debate the causes for these natural disasters the one certainty is that if these sorts of events are going to become more commonplace and destructive the need for technologies to provide prediction, safety, and relief in these disasters will only increase.</p><p>We've already seen some novel technologies applied to recent disasters and other promising relief technologies are entering the research phase. On the following pages, we've rounded up some of the most promising technologies worth watching. Click through for a look at some of the latest innovations in relief efforts for hurricanes, earthquakes, and other natural disasters.</p>
From artificial intelligence, to remote car upgrades and rescue robots, here's a look at some of the latest innovations in relief efforts for hurricanes, earthquakes, and other natural disasters.

Chris Wiltz is a senior editor at  Design News covering emerging technologies including VR/AR, AI, and robotics.

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