If You Can Code, Here's How To Help During Sandy's Looming Aftermath

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Hurricane Sandy is hitting the east coast of the US right now.When it does, a large swath of the region is going to be dealing with a nasty aftermath.

Google has two tools available for organisations responding to the natural disaster.

  • Google Public Alerts – “a platform to disseminate relevant emergency alerts to users when and where they’re searching for them.”
  • Google Person Finder – “an open platform for individuals and organisations to let people know who they’re looking for and to enter updates about missing persons.”

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