People around the world are turning to the Internet to search for information on friends and family in Haiti. A group of engineers from the private, public, and NGO sectors come together to build the “Person Finder.” It is a simple tool that allows people to locate and contribute information on people in Haiti. This tool is available in French and English, and can be embedded on any website.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced today the launch of this new tool on http://www.state.gov/haitiquake.
In addition to helping people find their loved ones, this tool will make the data accessible to other governments and private organizations in an easily manageable and accessible format.
Anyone wishing to donate can text “HAITI” to “90999” and $10.00 will be sent to the Red Cross.