Super typhoon Yolanda: Google Crisis Response Page set up for those needing information

posted on: Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Lifestyle Geek

By this time we all know what super typhoon Yolanda did to central Philippines.

Around 10,000 people are feared dead. There is lack of food and water.

In the spirit of helping or bayanihan, volunteers from various parts of the Philippines have organized the Google Crisis Response page where you can get the latest information about the effects of typhoon Yolanda, information where people can make a donation, find missing persons, give information about people who are confirmed to be alive, and view a map where command centers, evacuation centers and drop off points are indicated.

Let me help you navigate through the page.

STEP 1

Click this link to view the Google Crisis Response page: 

STEP 2

If you want to know the latest actions that our government is doing in order to address the needs of our brothers and sisters affected by super typhoon Yolanda, click Official Gazette.

Image taken from Google Crisis Response page

STEP 3

If you want to make a donation, click the links placed below the Make a Donation box.

Image taken from Google Crisis Response page

STEP 4

If you want to look for missing persons or want to give information about persons who survived or died, click the respective links on the Missing Persons box.

Image taken from Google Crisis Response page

STEP 4

If you want to know the location of evacuation centers, command centers and drop off points for donating your goods, zoom in to the specific place you want to view.

Image taken from Google Crisis Response page

Zoom in and zoom out to get the information you are looking for.

Let’s say you want to know where the evacuation centers in Tacloban City are, just click the zoom in and zoom out icon. Image taken from Google Crisis Response page

STEP 5

Share this page to as many people as you can.

Let’s do our part in extending our help to those who badly need it.

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