List of helplines from Newscover Magazine
Please do not use these numbers for non-specific enquiries, channels of communication are limited in the disaster regions.
Australian Government - Australians in need of consular assistance should contact the Consular Emergency Centre in Canberra on +61 1300 555 135. Australians directly affected by the tsunami can call 1800 057 111 Australians concerned about relatives or friends in affected areas should call the Consular Emergency Centre in Canberra on 1800 002 214.
Canadian Government - The Operations Centre of Foreign Affairs Canada operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. An experienced officer is always available to respond to emergency call from anywhere in the world. Canadian citizens outside Canada can call collect to (613) 996-8885. For calls originating in Canada and the U.S., call 1-800-267-6788, or (613) 944-6788. You can also communicate via TTY by dialling 1-800-394-3472 (in Canada and the U.S.) or (613) 944-1310
Chinese Government - The Foreign Ministry has a hotline 86-10-65963511, to help the public track down relatives and friends in South and Southeast Asia. The hotline set up by Hong Kong authorities is (852) 2829 3010.
Greek Government - The Foreign Ministry hotlines are 210.368.1212, 210.368.1730 and 210.368.1360 for relatives or friends to report Greek citizens in to the latter two categories.
New Zealand Government - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has set up a New Zealand hotline for people concerned about relatives or friends in the region affected. The number is 0800 432 111. Callers from outside New Zealand should phone +64 4 439 8000
Republic of Ireland - For consular assistance these telephone numbers are available : + 353 1 408 2308, + 353 1 408 2585, + 353 1 408 2302, + 353 1 408 2833, + 353 1 408 2876
UK Government - The FCO emergency telephone number is 0207 008 0000
US Government - For concerns on locating US citizens contact the Office of American Citizens Services at (202) 647-5225/5226.
Please keep communications to bare minimum
British High Commission
Tel (880) (2) 882 2705 : Fax (880) (2) 882 3437 : Dhaka.Consular@fco.gov.uk
Tel +91 11 2309 3054
Government of Malaysia's 24-hour crisis hotline
To obtain information about missing family or friends, you may contact the government of Malaysia's 24-hour crisis hotline at the Royal Malaysian Police Headquarters. If you are calling from within Malaysia, telephone: 03-2262-6555
Tel +44 20 7224 2149
Thailand Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Emergency hotline for foreign victims and concerned relatives/friends Tel (66) 02 643 5262 or (66) 02 643 5000 / 5002 / 5003 : Emergency Fax (66) 02 643 5256
British Embassy, Bangkok - Emergency 24hr Telephone Service
For British Nationals affected by the disaster Tel 02 305 8333
British Embassy and Honorary Consul - Phuket - Emergency Office
Tel 076 264 473/4/5 or 076 264 484
Government Hotline for Phi Phi
Tel +66 (075)-611 312.
Thailand Online List Of Casualties
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Thailand List Of Foreign Nationals Expatriated 28Dec04
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Thai Tourism Authority - To report missing family members or friends
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Phuket & Surrounding Areas - Hotel Status After Tsunami
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