Microsoft helps in Haiti

Gisli Olafsson team leader for Iceland’s Urban Search and Rescue team (the first international rescue team to arrive in Haiti), as well as disaster management technical adviser for Microsoft's Global Strategic Accounts team said: "The scene was horrible, with large parts of the city collapsed, bodies lying in the streets, and people trying to seek shelter outdoors since they were afraid of aftershocks. As you drive through the city, power cables are down in many places and rubble is often in the street, making it hard to get around."

Within a few hours after the disaster, Microsoft had activated its Disaster Response team. Visitors to Bing and MSN Web sites are being directed to ways they can support relief efforts.

Through cash donations, technology assistance and at the scene, Microsoft is contributing to a worldwide relief effort.

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