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Red Cross, Google launch person finder services

/ 09:53 PM November 09, 2013

Residents sift through the rubble of their damaged house following a powerful typhoon that hit Tacloban city, in Leyte province, central Philippines Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013. AP

MANILA, Philippines—Looking for your loved ones who are in areas devastated by Supertyphoon “Yolanda”?

The Philippine Red Cross has launched Social Services Restoring Family Links and Tracing Services.

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“If you are looking for a family or friend, contact our Social Services Restoring Family Links and Tracing Services, please call 09175328500,” the PNRC said.

Google, meanwhile, is offering its Person Finder service.

It also has a mobile phone version.

“You can request status via SMS by sending an SMS to +16508003977 with the message Search person-name. For example, if you are searching for Joshua, send the message Search Joshua,” said Google.

TOPICS: Google, Missing Person, Person Finder, Philippine National Red Cross, Supertyphoon, Yolanda
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