Besides commercial applications of drones, they are helpful in disaster management. They are efficient during disasters like floods, earthquakes, dangerous material releases and forest fires. Serious disasters like earthquake usually cause heavy damage, where, there will be no other way to assess other than aerial inspection. Managing floods also require observation of dykes and threat areas on a timely basis. Drones are also used for fire detection and post fire monitoring. In all the above mentioned situations drones plays a predominant role in keeping large areas under observation. It is one the ways to access irrespective to time and place.