Slovenia floods on Google SOS Alerts

Tech giant Google has turned on its SOS Alerts notifications system for Slovenia in the wake of devastating floods that hit the country on 4 August.

When users type the word flood in English or Slovenian into the search engine, they can see a red flood alert at the top of the page, followed by a map showing affected areas, as well as general and local information. The actual search results follow below.

The local info segment provides links to a government-operated website with incident updates, the flood repair website set up for better management of volunteer aid, and the...

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