Christchurch, New Zealand Earthquake – People Finder Tool Released by Google

    February 22, 2011
    Chris Crum

Google has launched a people search tool to help people affected by the earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand. With the tool, users have to options:

– I’m looking for someone
– I have information about someone

The tool can be accessed here

Google allows people to embed the tool on their own sites as such:

Get the code here

You can also add it as a Google Gadget. 

The company notes that all data entered will be available to the public, and will be viewable and usable by anyone. Also, Google does not review or verify the accuracy of the data.

At the time of this writing, Google is tracking about 4,900 records.


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