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International family tracing


The British Red Cross helps to restore contact between families separated by armed conflict, disaster or migration by using the global Red Cross and Red Crescent network.

Find out more about International family tracing.

As well as operating from the Red Cross building in Islington, the London International family tracing also offers appointments at Red Cross centres in Croydon. IFT is also offered to detainees at Colnbrook and Harmondsworth Immigration Removal Centres.

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Service Locations

  • 1. International family tracing, London

    Aztec Row
    5 Berners Road

    N1 0PW

    020 7704 5686

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After fleeing Kenya, Amuun lost contact with her mother and thought she’d died – until we put them back in touch.

Andy's father sent him to the UK from Germany when he was a boy, and the two lost touch soon after.

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The reunion of mother and daughter

When families are separated by war or disaster, we search for lost loved ones. Join the team that helps to reunite families.