Crisis Response

  • Supporting those affected by the California fires

    … Information On Monday, the Crisis Response team launched an SOS Alert—a set of features in Google Search and Maps that helps you quickly understand what’s going on and decide what to do during a crisis. After launching the Alert, the Crisis Response team created a Crisis Map with shelter locations, vacancy status, pet accommodations and shelter…

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  • Providing support to those affected by Hurricane Maria

    … Rico as well. Crisis Response and SOS Alerts In times of crises, having access to timely safety information can be critical. Ahead of the storm, Google’s Crisis Response team launched SOS Alerts for Hurricane Maria. Although few people have connectivity in the storm’s wake, we’ve continued to update the alert with information on power outages…

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  • Continuing to support hurricane relief efforts

    … donations, for relief efforts in the areas affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Crisis Response and SOS Alerts Ensuring people have access to timely, official information in a time of crisis is crucial. To help, ahead of the storm, our Crisis Response team launched an SOS Alert in Search for the Caribbean, Florida and Georgia in English, Spanish…

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  • Social Listening Is Key, but What Should Brands Be Listening for?

    … performance indicators, ensuring that you’re bringing valuable insights back to the organization. Always look beyond the “so what” of social data and connect your efforts to business impact. The “so what” moment can be distressing, but once you follow the program through the stages and start mapping value back to the business, adoption will follow. Leah Pope is CMO of social insights provider Synthesio. Image courtesy of Shutterstock. …

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  • Helping people stay informed and connected in Japan and Ecuador

    … and Japanese. We’re also offering free calls via Hangouts, Hangouts Dialer or Google Voice in Ecuador to help people communicate with loved ones. Learn more on the ground For people in and around the affected areas, we have Google Now cards with critical crisis-related information like missing person resources, safety zones, and aftershock safety tips…

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