Many of my friends may not know about this. I hope now they will and be better informed now and in the future. I feel the more you know, the more you can extend a helping hand to others. Google seems to have done just that by making critical information more accessible in times of disaster.
Google Crisis Response provides critical information and develops tools to support disaster relief. Some examples are:
- Google Public Alerts disseminates relevant emergency alerts to users when and where they’re searching for them
- Google Person Finder allows people to locate loved ones who have been impacted by a crisis
- Google Crisis Maps was created to show damage and resources following emergency events.
Stop by http://www.google.org/crisisresponse and get informed and help if you can.
For more Google related projects head over to http://www.google.org/