Google launched Person Finder for searching people in Japan
Google has launched a special module to get information about people who may have been affected by the earthquake in Japan. It is available on page Person Finder: 2011 Japan Earthquake . http://japan.person-finder.appspot.com/
The module allows you to make an inquiry about a particular person by their personal data and photos, as well as to place the available information about victims. Services available in English and Japanese.
Person Finder can be embedded into your own website or blog, or add to your Account Settings to Google as a Google Gadget.
Google already did run similar services during the earthquakes in Chile and Haiti .
Similar service was started in Russia during the forest fires of summer 2010 on a platform Ushandi. It was called “Map Help” .
An earthquake, accompanied by the tsunami happened the morning of March 11, 2011. Magnitude quake was 8.9. Japanese authorities have called the incident the largest natural disasters in history. According to recent reports, the victims of disaster strike that affected the entire territory of Japan, more than 300 people.
Person Finder (Info news): Japan Earthquake 2011