Google Public Alerts is a new service that displays public safety alerts on Google Maps. Alerts will now come up in Google Maps searches as well as on the Google Public Alerts homepage. Find out more at the google.org blog.
If a major weather event is headed for your area, you might go online to search for the information you need: What’s happening? Where and when will it strike? How severe will it be? What resources are available to help?
The Google Crisis Response team works on providing critical emergency information during crises. Our goal is to surface emergency information through the online tools you use everyday, when that information is relevant and useful.