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Google Maps Shows Before/After Moore, Oklahoma Tornado Imagery

Google has a crisis response map for those affected by the giant tornado that ripped through Moore, Oklahoma. Included in that is imagery of the area from Google Maps. Google posted a before/after look at the area to its Google Maps Google+ account today: Google Maps7 hours ago We've published post-tornado imagery of Moore, OK on our Google Crisis Response …

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Google Crisis Response Launches Resources For Jakarta Flooding

As it typically does when there’s a major natural disaster, Google’s Crisis Response team has put together a resource page for those affected by flooding in Jakarta. The page helps users track affected areas, and provides updated emergency info. “We also have a mobile page with emergency contact numbers and lists of shelters, and enhanced search results on google.co.id to …

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Google Creates Embeddable Typhoon Pablo Crisis Response Map

Google has been pretty good about getting out crisis response maps for major storms and other natural disasters, and Typhoon Pablo is no different. Google announced the map on its Google Maps blog, and encouraged people to share it or embed it on their own sites. The map includes storm warnings, shelter locations, weather info, etc. It’s in English and …

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Hurricane Sandy (Frankenstorm) Gets Google Crisis Response Maps

Google’s Crisis Response team has put together a Hurricane Sandy map with location tracking, public alerts, radar/cloud imagery, evacuation information, shelters and storm footage. “Already responsible for a reported 41 deaths across the Caribbean, late-season Hurricane Sandy is expected to make landfall again early this week on the East Coast of the United States,” said Google software engineer Ka-Ping Yee. …

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