A photo of a drone with equipment to carry out the 360-degree survey.
PHILIPSBURG–Ministry of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment, and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI) announced on Sunday that Government in collaboration with the World Bank will be conducting aerial and street-view image surveys of the entire country.
The main objective of this project is to conduct a Housing Assessment. The survey will start this week for a period of three weeks. These surveys will take place during the hours of 8:00am to 5:00pm under the coordination of Ministry VROMI and the St. Maarten Civil Aviation, Shipping and Maritime Affairs Authority.
Residents are advised not to be alarmed by the presence of a vehicle mounted with a 360° camera driving along the public roadways as well as drone landings and take-offs in open areas throughout the country.
The Ministry of VROMI requests cooperation of all residents and businesses during this important data collection survey.
Source: The Daily Herald https://www.thedailyherald.sx/islands/86802-vromi-and-world-bank-to-carry-out-housing-analysis