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Google goes All-In to help Haiti efforts

google-haiti-information-pageAs you already know, Haiti was struck with a major earthquake on 12 January 2010. People who witnessed the aftermath describe Haiti as a war zone. Relief organizations and International community had responded well and efforts are being made to get things under control.

Google is doing everything it could do to help Haiti victims. Google has a dedicated page for all the information related to Haiti. This information page gets prime real estate on Google’s home page which is priceless.

google haiti help

Apart from information about how to donate, this dedicated page also has a person finder tool, where one can either report someone missing or report someone found. You can also embed the tool on your own website or weblog. Below is the embed code:

<iframe src="http://haiticrisis.appspot.com/?small=yes"
width=350 height=300 frameborder=0 style="border: dashed 2px #77c"></iframe>

All Google Voice calls are free to Haiti. However, you need to have a Google Voice account. You can request one here.

You can donate directly from the same page using Google Checkout.

donate using google checkout to Haiti victims

If you have a video from the disaster which can make an impact on the donations, you can use the Submit video link to upload the videos.

upload haiti earthquake videos

You can also directly assist relief workers in saving lives using Google Map Maker. You can draw your own map and assist people on the ground to find the victims.

Google will also donate $1 million to help organizations provide relief.

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