Google has this nifty tool call the Google Person Finder for J&K Flood (which we have presently linked to J&K flood page) and is designed for emergency or disaster situations like this one. Set up after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, this open tool allows users to share their own information if they are in a disaster zone and able to access internet/telephony services. Third parties can also enter details of people affected by disasters. Users can also use the list to search for a missing person or ask for information about someone in the disaster zone. The list of information includes details like the last time of contact, whether the person has since been rescued and specifies the type of relief needed. Since the Person Finder is continually updated, chances are someone will have entered information about the person you’re looking for. If not, it alerts those in the area and relief volunteers to the fact that there is a person in need who hasn’t been tracked yet.
Now we can use this tool to update any info for J&K flood victims. Moreover Search is available through SMS. Text "search <name>" to 9773300000
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We are trying to do our bit by donating clothes and sending food through our corporate social responsibility programme to help people when they need us the most and we recall all and one to help the needy individuals by sending the relief material to NGO organisation like Goonj or donating to Prime Minister Relief fund and one can even claim income tax rebate. Let us all together and work together as a team and help people tide over the crisis.