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For those that are trying to locate family or friends in the aftermath of the Haiti Earthquake the U.S. State Department has set up an easy to use tool called the “Person Finder”. This tool allows anyone to find and share information on missing loved ones in Haiti.

For more information on how to use the "Person Finder" tool visit the U.S. State Department Web site.

More U.S. State Department Contact Information

To ask for or provide information about U.S. citizens in Haiti



From U.S. and Canada call, 888-407-4747
Outside U.S. and Canada call, 202-501-4444

Text-Message Service Launched for Haiti Earthquake

This new text-message service is a free SMS information service to help people in Haiti. It allows Digicel and Voila customers to text their location and their needs to a cost-free short code: “4636” (INFO).

This service can also be used by anyone outside of Haiti in need of assistance regarding the Haiti Earthquake aftermath. More...

U.S. Embassy in Haiti Contact Information

Calls regarding the welfare of U.S. citizens can be made to the Embassy’s Consular Task Force in Port-au-Prince




American Red Cross Haiti Earthquake Survivor Information

The American Red Cross and the International Committee of the Red Cross FamilyLinks Web site has an updated database of Haiti Earthquake survivors. For anyone seeking to restore contact with loved ones in Haiti or to find additional information visit the Red Cross FamilyLinks Web site.

This is a free service and all information is available in English, Spanish, French, Creole, and Arabic. For more information on the survivors database visit the Haiti Earthquake 2010 - FamilyLinks Network.

United Nation Mission in Haiti – Family Member Information

The United Nations has set up contact information for those seeking the whereabouts of missing family members working for the UN stationed in Haiti.

Direct Line: 212-963-4139

Crisis Hotline: 212-963-1655 or 

For more information go to the UN News Centre Web site under the key resources section’s hotline tab.