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Improving Public Alerts for hurricane season

With the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina in mind, we've launched some improvements to weather forecasts and Public Alerts in Google Search to track storms during this year's U.S. hurricane season. Now, when you search the web for information about particular storms or tornadoes, you may see:

* A map showing your location in relation to the oncoming storm
* Visualizations of its forecasted track, wind severity and arrival time, courtesy of NOAA
* Concise instructions for preparing and staying safe, customized for the estimated intensity of the storm and its arrival time relative to your location, from FEMA and ready.gov

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We're tracking flooding in Myanmar. The same clouds that brought the rains make it hard to get clear photography; here are the first photos. http://goo.gl/feM7Kd
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Call loved ones in Nepal for 1 cent per minute

To help people communicate with friends and loved ones in Nepal, we’re reducing the cost of calls through Google Voice into the country for the next week from 19 cents to 1 cent (that’s 0.01 USD, with similar cost in other supported currencies) per minute.  We chose 1 cent, instead of making calls free, to prevent spammers from abusing our systems and possibly adding more load to the already stretched Nepalese telephone network.

If you don’t have a Google Voice number, you can make calls at this reduced rate using the Hangouts Dialer (http://goo.gl/Fxv5WK) on an Android phone, or through your computer (http://goo.gl/Qw7JZL), from most places around the world (http://goo.gl/teHdiO)

Already, people in Nepal with a data connection can use Hangouts or Gmail to call phones in the U.S. and Canada for free, while calls to India are 1 cent per minute.  Voice or video calls between Google accounts are always free.  Please note that telecom infrastructure has been impacted in the country, so lines may be busy or unavailable at times.
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As temperatures drop and snowfall increases, make sure you are prepared to handle winter storms and extreme cold weather. Tip: If you need to go outside, Ready.gov recommends that you “wear several layers of loose-fitting, lightweight, warm clothing rather than one layer of heavy clothing. The outer garments should be tightly woven and water repellent”
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Two feet of water can carry away most vehicles (including many SUVs). In times of flooding, get off the road as quickly as possible. 
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The RedCross presents "The Preparedness Kit you don't want to have" 
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I think its a picturew a pistol, so we would @least no how 2 fire one if we need 2kill ourselves....thinking out loud
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The +Skybox Imaging satellite took a picture of Tianjin, China, after the explosion. Compare to earlier photo on left. Higher-res and KML at https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0BxEeOqcjSE5ufnhaeGQyUlRoSVl2VDByOEU4QU90SGlhWGc4RFRub2pLa3doSVlpMHNlOGs&usp=sharing
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Personfinder is active for the  Nepal quake Person Finder for Nepal quake http://goo.gl/x2iH69 .

Search is available through SMS: text "search <name>" to 6040 in Nepal. +91-9773300000 in India, +1-6508003978 in USA .
Search is available through SMS. In Nepal: Text "search " to 6040. In India: Text "search " to +91-9773300000. In US: text "search " to +1 650-800-3978. PLEASE NOTE: All data entered will be available to the public and viewable and usable by anyone. Google does not review or ...
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The Crisis Response team has activated for the magnitude 7.7 Nepal Earthquake, and we've launched a Person Finder instance for the event which you can use to help track missing and displaced persons from the quake. 
I'm looking for someone · I have information about someone. PLEASE NOTE: All data entered will be available to the public and viewable and usable by anyone. Google does not review or verify the accuracy of this data. About Google Person Finder · Developers · Terms of Service.
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The Crisis Response team has activated for Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby), which is currently threatening the Philippines. We've launched a Person Finder instance, a map with evacuation centers and other local info, along with alert details, tweets, and hotline numbers, all of which can be found at: http://google.org/crisisresponse/2014-hagupit
Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby) is currently an extremely powerful tropical cyclone approaching the eastern part of the Philippines, which is also the most intense tropical cyclone of 2014 in terms of sustained winds. Source: Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA
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Today marks the 25th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake, which struck the Bay Area in 1989. If you find yourself inside during an earthquake, drop to the ground and take cover under a sturdy piece of furniture. Stay there until the shaking stops. If outside, stay there and move away from buildings, streetlights, and utility wires. More earthquake preparedness tips can be found here
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When disaster strikes, people turn to the internet for information. We help ensure the right information is there in these times of need by building tools to collect and share emergency information, and by supporting first responders in using technology to help improve and save lives