Google Adds Emergency Help To Search Results In 13 Countries

Expanding on something it’s been doing in the U.S. since last year, Google is now showing emergency information at the top of the search results in 13 countries. This means that searchers who type in queries that are the equivalent of English phrases like “poison control” and “emergency” will see special information above the search results. Here are two examples from Google’s blog post:

france

spain

Google says the new results are available in these countries: Australia, Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. They hope to expand further in the future.

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