Thursday, January 14, 2010

Information on Individuals In Haiti

Here are some resources on how to help individuals obtain information on relatives in Haiti, and processes for U.S. citizens in Haiti to return to the U.S.

The U.S. State Department has provided the following information:

Americans seeking information about family members in Haiti should call 1-888-407-4747. Outside of the U.S. and Canada, call 1-202-501-4444.

Due to heavy call volume, some callers may receive a recording.

U.S. citizens in Haiti can call the Embassy's Consular Task Force at 509-2229-8942, 509-2229-8322, or 509-2229-8672. U.S. citizens are urged to contact the Embassy via email to request assistance to

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) - Family Links website
For people seeking to restore contact with family members after the earthquake in Haiti.