Google PhilippinesGoogle launched several crisis tools for those affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms ever, which has ravaged towns and villages across central Philippines, leaving a suspected 10,000 people dead in just one city and more than 600,000 displaced.

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Google’s resources include a person finder to help individuals search for the status of a person affected by the disaster. Users can click on “I’m looking for someone” and insert a name; those who have personal information can click “I have information about someone” to insert that data.

The tool is available on mobile phones, too. Globe subscribers can use it by sending and SMS to 2662999 and typing “Search,” followed by the person’s name. The number for SMART subscribers is 4664999, the number for Sun subscribers is 22020999 and the general number is +16508003977.

Google also launched a relief map for affected areas, providing updates on shelters, command centers and communications posts. The map can be embedded on any site

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