Google Aids Japan Quake Victims
Google have launched a new version of Person finder for those caught up in the Japanese Earthquake. The Person Finder service was first used following the Haiti earthquake in January 2010 and is a directory and message board so individuals can search for lost loved ones or let others know they are safe
It has been designed to be embedded on websites and social networks in order to reach as wide an audience as possible.
Soon after being set up, the Person Finder had logged more than 2,200 records on it Japan Quake version.
It is designed to be embedded on websites and social network pages to reach as wide an audience as possible and the Japanese version is already logging more than 2,200 records.
The Person Finder presents a solution to the issues created by catastrophes when many different agencies are gathering information and distributing aid.
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