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Philippines: UAVs in Disasters - Summary of legislation on the use of UAVs

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) has issued a memorandum circular which regulates the operation of unmanned aircraft vehicles (UAVs). Under the CAAP's Memorandum Circular No. 21 series of 2014 (dated June, 2014) and its amendments in Memorandum Circular No. 35 (dated November 2014), UAV owners or operators are now required to register their equipment with the CAAP, and secure a certification to operate from the agency.

Operation(s)/ Webspace(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
07 Dec 2014
Document type: 
Communication Materials