Information for respondersAny time Google launches Google Person Finder in response to a crisis, government and nonprofit organizations can help people locate each other by spreading the word, using the data, and adding information.
Embed Google Person Finder in your site
Spread the word about Google Person Finder to your community. You can point people to this Google Person Finder page, or you can embed a small version of Google Person Finder directly on your website using the following HTML code:
<iframe src="http://google.org/personfinder/repository/?small=yes" width=400 height=300 frameborder=0 style="border: dashed 2px #77c"></iframe>
(Replace repository with the appropriate repository name.)
The above gadget code is made available under the Apache 2.0 license, and any data you receive in connection with the gadget is shared under a Creative Commons license.
Download data from Google Person Finder
You can download the data in Google Person Finder or synchronize it with your own database using the Google Person Finder API. The information is provided in People Finder Interchange Format (PFIF), which is based on XML. See the Person Finder code site for detailed instructions on requesting access and downloading data.
Upload data into Google Person Finder
Add information from your database to Google Person Finder to make it available to the public and get the crowd to add what they know to the records. You will need to format your data in People Finder Interchange Format (PFIF) in order to upload it into Google Person Finder. See the Person Finder code site for detailed instructions on requesting access and uploading data.