accessibility & help
We help to restore contact between families separated by armed conflict, disaster or migration by using the global Red Cross and Red Crescent network.
Read more about how our tracing services work and the kinds of cases we can help with.
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If you have lost contact with family members in the Occupied Palestinian Territories or Israel, we may be able to help you.
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Violence in Iraq has caused 800,000 people to flee their homes. If you have lost contact with family members in Iraq, we may be able to help.
If you want us to trace a family member, you can read about how we work in more detail.
How we work >
Check out the winning entries in this year's writing competition on the theme of 'Searching'.
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If we can't help, we can point you to other organisations, in the UK and overseas, that may be able to.
For more than 100 years, the Red Cross has helped people find those they have lost because of conflict or disaster. Read their stories.
Every year, we recognise the plight of people still missing from disaster or conflict - and the loved ones who wait.
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British Red Cross, UK Office, 44 Moorfields, London EC2Y 9AL Phone: 0844 871 11 11. Fax: 020 7562 2000.
The British Red Cross Society, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738)
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