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Thursday, April 8, 2010

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Survivor Information: U.S. Department of State Resources

  • To ask for or provide information about U.S. citizens in Haiti: email the task force at
    Haiti-Earthquake@State.Gov
    or, From the U.S. or Canada, call 888-407-4747. Outside the U.S. and Canada, call 202-501-4444.
  • For U.S. citizens in Haiti seeking assistance or reporting their status/whereabouts: call the Embassy’s Consular Task Force at 509-2229-8942, 509-2229-8089, 509-2229-8322, or 509-2229-8672. You can also email the Embassy at ACSPaP@state.gov.
  • For all nationalities and locations: use the Person Finder tool available at http://www.state.gov/haitiquake to find and share information about missing persons in Haiti.
  • U.S. citizens with pending adoption cases in Haiti: Contact the Department of State at AskCI@state.gov for information about their adoption case.
  • For answers to frequently asked questions: For answers to frequently asked questions about the Consular response please visit the State Department website.

Other Ways to Help

USAID, which is leading the U.S. response to the Haiti disaster, is asking that all those offering assistance other than donation (volunteers, goods, services) to submit their offers to the Center for International Disaster Information at http://dex.cidi.org/.
Most agencies responding to disasters can make most use of cash donations. For a list of agencies responding to the earthquake in Haiti and to learn more about how you can help their efforts, please visit:
  • UN Flash Appeal (via Relief Web): downloadable lists of needs on the ground and of NGOs and projects that need support, vetted by UN
  • Interaction : Information about NGOs delivering earthquake relief support in Haiti
  • UN Business Appeal : Information and resources on how businesses can provide assistance to Haiti
  • World Health Organization : Information for people who want to donate medical supplies and equipment

Information About the Earthquake and Relief Efforts

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