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Finding missing family members

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

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International family tracing

If families get separated after conflict, disaster or migration, we trace missing relatives and put them back in touch – wherever they are.

Kathmandu following the Aprill 2015 earthquake

Finding family members in Nepal

If you have lost contact with family in the region because of the earthquake, we may be able to help.

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How we will work on your case

If you want us to trace a family member, you can read about what information we need and how we will work on your case.

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Finding missing family true stories

For more than 100 years, the Red Cross has helped people find those they have lost because of conflict or disaster. Read their stories.

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Other organisations that may be able to help trace relatives

If we can't help, we can point you to other organisations, in the UK and overseas, that may be able to.


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