December 19, 2011

Google Releases 2 Apps To Assist People Affected by Typhoon Sendong

To respond to the recent flood caused by Typhoon Sendong, Google puts together a Person Finder app for locating lost friends and relatives severely and directly affected by the typhoon.

The Person Finder: Typhoon Sendong app allows anyone to enter a person's name or parts of the name into a form and check whether the person is declared by others as missing or not.

In addition, one can create a record to account for a missing person by entering the person's details such as name, physical characteristics, home address, description and photo.  The missing person's details are then entered into a database which can be used as reference for people who may know the whereabouts of the missing person.

The 2nd app is a Typhoon Sendong Crisis Map
  • Crisis Map

This is basically a visual map of donation centers, shelters, and typhoon updates.  All the locations are presented as a overlay on the map and clickable with links and further details.


Lachelle Parsons said...

I have heard some of my SEO Philippines friends using this application to locate victims of Typhoon Sendong.

George Smith said...

I'm glad that Google was able to come up with this application to help Typhoon Sendong victims. The power of social media and the internet extends beyond making money online. It became an important and reliable part of the community.

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George Smith said...

Social media is very helpful not just to businesses. I'm glad that Google was able to come up of this tool, which is a big help to the victims of Typhoon Sendong.

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Janeth Winslet O. Connor said...

George said it all. We can see the good side of technology here. I'm sure SEO reseller specialists in the Philippines are proud of themselves in contributing to this campaign's success.

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