Haiti People Finder & US Citizen Contact Information Haiti People Finder & US Citizen Contact Information
Issued by US Department of State
Jan 18, 2010
In Haiti, calls regarding the welfare of U.S. citizens can be made to the Embassy’s Consular Task Force in Port-au-Prince at 509-2229-8942, 509-2229-8089, 509-2229-8322 or 509-2229-8672.
The Department of State has received a high volume of calls concerning the welfare of U.S. citizens in Haiti. To handle these requests most efficiently, the Department has established an e-mail address for people who are trying to contact their U.S. citizen friends and relatives in Haiti. Please send your inquiries to: [email protected] and include the following information:
- The full name, date of birth and passport information (if known) of the persons in Haiti you are trying to contact.
- Their contact information in Haiti; telephone numbers, email address, hotel name or address (if known)
- Your name and contact information, and your relationship to the person in Haiti (parent, spouse, friend etc.)
- Any special or emergency circumstances.
Our task force will work with our Embassy staff in Haiti to locate and, if needed, provide assistance. We will respond to each message as soon as possible. If you hear from the person you are concerned about, please be sure to send us an email providing the new information about their location or condition.
Please read our Travel Warning on Haiti about the earthquake of January 12, 2010.
Private Offers of Assistance for Haiti Relief Efforts
U.S. citizens who wish to contribute to the relief effort for Haiti after the earthquake, either online or by text message, can visit the White House web site. Additionally, persons who wish to provide assistance or expertise in Haiti are asked to contact the Center for International Disaster Information. The Center, operated under a grant from the United States Agency for International Development's Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance, has established a dedicated page to coordinate Haiti support.
Read the warning from the FBI on Haitian Earthquake Relief Fraud and Scams.
Google has created a tool that is being promoted by the US State Department to help people find information about loved ones in Haiti.