Earthquake Turkey and Syria: Apple and Google mobilize

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Even the big names in the tech sector are busy. Following the violent earthquake that shook Turkey and Syria, Google and Apple have launched some initiatives in support of the affected population and the rescuers currently at work. In addition to officially expressing their condolences for the victims of the catastrophe, the two companies have announced various initiatives.

Google, for example, he announced of donations and a fundraiser among its employees, and also Apple will do the same. In addition to this, the companies will make their tools available to help the populations affected by the earthquake.

Apple and Google: the big names in tech after the earthquake in Turkey and Syria

Not just donations though. Google has already confirmed the activation of the function SOS Alert, implemented in 2017 as an integrated Maps tool. This allows citizens to receive real-time updates from local authorities. Not only; SOS Alert acts as a real hub for anyone who needs help, providing useful telephone numbers, multilingual translator and push notifications regarding the main events in the surrounding areas.

The feature also shows information on any interrupted routes, closed roads, traffic and travel times to reach any safe areas indicated by the authorities.

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