"When people search for refugee and evacuation information, they will see an alert pointing them to United Nations resources for refugees and asylum seekers," Kent Walker, Google's president of global affairs, said in a statement Tuesday.
Walker said the company is currently working alongside other organizations "to source helpful humanitarian information as the situation unfolds."
The company is also providing information on refugee and migrant centers in neighboring countries to help the hundreds of thousands who have already escaped Russia’s burgeoning war against Ukraine.
The U.N. expects the number of refugees to reach 4 million in the coming weeks, according to Filippo Grandi, the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees.
According to Google, SOS Alerts make emergency information more accessible to people in the midst of a crisis through updates from local, national, or international authorities, depending upon the situation.
These updates could include anything from emergency phone numbers and websites, maps, translations of useful phrases and even donation opportunities.
Users with updated versions of the Google app, and who have their location turned on, can get a notification on their home screen that will send them to the full alert on Google Search.
Google has made several moves "to help protect the safety of local communities and their citizens" including temporarily disabling some live Google Maps features in Ukraine.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.