Friday, December 5, 2014

Google Announces Online Resources for Typhoon Ruby/Hagupit

Wazzup Pilipinas!

Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby) is currently an extremely powerful tropical cyclone approaching the eastern part of the Philippines, which is also the most intense tropical cyclone of 2014 in terms of sustained winds.

In this regard, we would like to share a very important message from Gail Tan, Google Philippines Head of Public Affairs and Communications, that might be of big help for the coming typhoon Ruby (international name Hagupit)

Google has announced that is has activated several resources for typhoon related information.

Public Alerts- real-time updated information from Pag-asa and other information on the typhoon and its route and expected effect. On the right side, you'll find a Google Crisis Map for Ruby. This map contains information on shelters, evacuation centers, and the track of the cyclone.

Crisis Landing Page houses our Person Finder and a lot of emergency contact numbers.


For web sie owners, especially bloggers, you may want to embed the Person Finder on your sites. Instructions here:

So, like:
<iframe src=""
width=400 height=300 frameborder=0
style="border: dashed 2px #77c"></iframe>

To programmatically add your missing persons lists with that of Google's without having to type them one by one on Person Finder, or search from our repository, you can use the API.

Googe has an official route to request a key, here:

Their engineers in other countries are on standby for your key requests. Please be patient as they answer all requests. They expect this to be a long queue.

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