Person finder now in INQUIRER.net’s Storm Radar on ‘Yolanda’

/ 01:40 PM November 11, 2013

Survivors walk through the rubble of damaged homes and a ship that was washed ashore in Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013. The city remains littered with debris from damaged homes as many complain of shortages of food and water and no electricity since Typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan) slammed into their province. “Yolanda, one of the most powerful storms on record, slammed into six central Philippine islands Friday, leaving a wide swath of destruction and scores of people dead. AP

MANILA, Philippines—Still looking for someone or relatives in areas smashed by monster typhoon “Yolanda”?

INQUIRER.net has incorporated Google’s person finder service in its special site Storm Radar.


Person finder is currently tracking about 18300 records.

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.

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