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Nepal tremor: Facebook starts new protection tool for people in affected regions


Nepal tremor Accompanying the 7.8-magnitude tremor, which desolated large portions of Nepal on April 25th, a lot of services have been made accessible to assist public to contact their near and dears those who may have been in the tragedy region.

The International group of the Red Cross has fabricated a special page for its ‘furbishing up relatives links’ service for the Nepal tremor at

Those who are in residing or on visit to Nepal and who have been incapable to get in touch with relatives instantaneously can append themselves to a record to declare they are ok. Those who failed to make contact with a member or friend in Nepal can also list that individual by the use of the internet site.


The social networking giant, Facebook has turned on its Safety Check trait for public in the tragedy zone to note themselves as “secure”.

“If you’re in one of the regions affected by the tremor, you’ll get a warning asking if you’re secure, and whether you wish to check on any of your pals,” added Facebook originator Mark Zuckerburg.

Web search giant Google has also turned on its Person Finder. As of noon April 26, it was chasing nearly 3,000 records. The hunt service is obtainable via SMS in the nation and the United States at the below given numbers:

Text “search <name>” to +91-9773300000 in India or +1-650-800-3978 in the US.

India’s Ministry of External Affairs has established the below given 24-hour phone lines for inquiries associated to the tremor:

+91 11 2301 2113

+91 11 2301 4104

+91 11 2301 7905

Singaporeans in Nepal who need consular help can make contact with Singapore’s High Commission New Delhi at +91-98102-03595 or On the other hand, they may get in touch with the MFA Duty Officer (24-hours) at 6379 8800 / 8855 or

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