Google launches online disaster alerts service for residents in Japan

JAPAN: Google, via its blog announced Google Public Alerts was launched in Japan. Google Public Alerts is a platform designed to provide accurate and relevant emergency alerts when and where you’re searching for them online. It is the first international expansion of a service Google debuted last year in US.

Photo source: Google blog

With Google Public Alerts, relevant earthquake and tsunami warnings for Japan will now appear on Google Search, Google Maps and Google Now when you search online during a time of crisis.

Google aims to expand Google Public Alerts to more countries and working with more warning providers soon.

Photo source: Google Blog

Author: Terry KS

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