To help with the rescue operations at the flood hit Uttarakhand, Google launched a web application called People Finder for people to look for missing friends or relatives. Now the Internet search giant has launched a detailed Crisis Map for Uttarakhand to provide the latest information on medical centers, relief centers and the level of flooding in these areas. Also Read - Best smartphones under Rs 20,000 with AMOLED display October 2021: Redmi Note 10 Pro Max, Realme X7 5G, more
The crisis map shows the terrain and roads in Uttarakhand and also color coded the areas according to the level of flooding. Additionally, the map also provides information on relief centers, medical camps and notifies which roads have been closed due to the natural disaster. Google warns that the information on the maps is as accurate as possible according to the scant information available to them..
Jayanth Mysore, Google s Senior Product Manager wrote in the blog, We rely on all of you to contribute better information and improve the accuracy over the coming days. In case you do have information to share, please write in to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Google s People Finder, launched a couple of days back, provides a tool for people to look for missing persons in the floods and all the information is stored in a database which in turn is shared with press agencies, NGOs and other agencies.