Such sad news after the devastating 7.8 magnitude Nepal earthquake leaving over 3,000 dead and around 4,000 injured.
The earthquake in Nepal, which happened on April 25, 2015, has left the world in shock with many still missing. Thousands are using social media to send in their condolences and prayers as well as trying to locate loved ones.
Associated Press have reported the death toll soared past 3,700; this number isn’t including the 17 people that were killed with 61 being injured on Mount Everest after an avalanche hit.
2015 Person Finder & safety check
People can turn to social media to locate loved ones in the Himalayan country, news updates are coming in as they happen and a new site for Nepal has been set up for those looking for people. The site for Nepal can be found on Google Person Finder.
When you visit Google Person Finder there are two options: 1) I’m looking for someone, or 2) I have information about someone. They are at the moment tracking 5400 records.
Facebook has also set up a new page called “Nepal Earthquake safety check,” this will let you know if anyone on your friends list have been found and listed. It is hear to let you know if your friends are safe.
Hope the above services help you, for all those affected by the earthquake our thoughts are with you.