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DroneAid Providing its First Five Draganfly Medical Response Drones to Ukraine

Calgary, Alberta. May 5, 2022 – DroneAid is pleased to announce that initial funds raised for Revived Soldiers Ukraine (“RSU”) will be used to provide crews on the ground in Ukraine with five highly-specialized Medical Response Drones from Draganfly Inc. (“Draganfly”) (NASDAQ: DPRO) (CSE: DPRO) (FSE: 3U8). This is in addition to the first Draganfly Medical Response Drone that was delivered to RSU on May 1, 2022.

DroneAid: Ukraine is a non-profit North American campaign supporting RSU in its humanitarian aid operations by ensuring it has access to advanced unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and crucial medical supplies and equipment.

Draganfly’s Medical Response Drones are heavy-duty, multirotor UAVs capable of ensuring the timely delivery of temperature-sensitive medical supplies and life-saving equipment to dangerous and hard-to-reach areas.

Canadian business leader and philanthropist, Riaz Mamdani, is serving as the founding volunteer chair of DroneAid: Ukraine. As part of his commitment to the campaign and RSU, he made the initial donation that helped RSU acquire this first set of specialized drones.

“My heart breaks at the devastation of Ukraine and desperation of its people,” said Riaz Mamdani, CEO of Strategic Group and Volunteer Chair of DroneAid: Ukraine. “The work of Iryna Vashchuk Discipio and RSU, using Draganfly drones, gives hope and inspiration for a better tomorrow. When we learned that we could immediately save lives, we acted as fast as we could.”

“It is an honor to supply RSU with five specialized Medical Response Drones using funds raised through DroneAid: Ukraine,” Cameron Chell, CEO of Draganfly. “Across Ukraine, there is an urgent need for temperature-sensitive medical supplies and life-saving equipment. Our Medical Response Drones will help RSU safely provide aid to affected Ukrainians in dangerous and hard-to-reach areas.”

“The people of Ukraine urgently need the world’s help,” said Iryna Vashchuk Discipio, President of RSU. “In addition to ambulances and cars, high-tech solutions like drones are crucial for saving lives. While we have acquired a small fleet, we need more as the crisis continues. Draganfly’s specialized drone systems will enable our crews on the ground to access hotspots and provide humanitarian aid. With the help of DroneAid: Ukraine and generous philanthropists like Riaz Mamdani, we are positioned to provide life-saving humanitarian aid without risking the lives of our people.”