Google Person Finder helps people reconnect with friends and loved ones in the aftermath of natural and humanitarian disasters.
Search is available through SMS – 2015 Nepal or India Earthquake:
In Nepal or India: Text “search <name>” to +91-9773300000
International charges may apply from Nepal.
In US: text “search <name>” to +1 650-800-3978
Google Person Finder program is a special web application that allows many individuals to post and search for the status of their relatives or friends affected by any disaster. The program also lets press agencies, non-governmental agencies and others contribute to the database and receive updates by using the Person Finder API based on the PFIF open standard. In addition, this websites can choose to embed Google Person Finder as a gadget on their own pages.
Google Person Finder is an open source software, that any developer can create their own instance of Google Person Finder after a disaster. Person Finder runs on the Google App Engine platform, and it has been launched in over 40 languages. We do our best to make sure it’s available in the most commonly spoken languages in disaster prone countries.
A crisis strikes and people get separated. They let the world know they are looking for someone. Individuals and organizations provide information. People find information about their friends and family.
You can help people find each other in the aftermath of a disaster: Embed Google Person Finder in your site Download data from Google Person Finder Upload data into Google Person Finder See how »
You can help continue to improve Google Person Finder: Learn about the PFIF data model Customize or improve Person Finder Get started »