World — 14 March 2011

Google has put a special Crisis Response Page in both English and in Japanese to help people involved in the aftermath of the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster of March 2011.

The page connects with the Google People Finder, and also includes links to obtain the most up-to date information on transport services including trains and flights. It also has a link to donate money to the Japanese Red Cross and a list of emergency phone numbers and crisis information lines.

It has information on electrical blackouts, a list of message boards, up-to-date satellite images and maps.

Google Crisis Response Page (English version)

Google Crisis Response Page (Japanese version)

Update:
There new information. Please read this story as well —
/new-improved-google-crisis-reponse-page-889803.html

 

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David Harvey left school at 17 and went straight into newspapers as a cadet reporter. (He also a keen photographer and learned both trades.) He worked as a photojournalist in Hong Kong and as a war correspondent in Vietnam during the war. He moved to Australia in the late 1970s and got involved in I.T. during the mid-80s. This website is his latest venture here, combining news-gathering with the power of the internet. See: news-reporter

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