Google Crisis Response – a project of Google.Org has been helping to make critical information accessible in times of crisis. They have been responding to natural disasters since Hurricane Katrina in 2005 by making information such as storm paths, shelter locations, emergency numbers, and donation opportunities easily accessible. The Cylone Phailin presently hitting the east coast of India is likely to cause severe damage to life and property.
Google has set up a dedicated page for responding to this cyclone. The page has a searchable missing persons directory. Emergency Operations numbers of Orissa and Andhra Pradesh are also listed in the page.
Emergency Operation Centres – Andhra Pradesh
Andhra: +91-40-23456005 / +91-40-23451043
Emergency Operation Centres – Odisha
Odisha State Disaster Management Authority: +91-674-2395398 / +91-674-2395379
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