The State Department Operations Center has set up the following number for Americans seeking information about family members in Haiti: 1-888-407-4747
People trying to contact US citizens in Haiti
can also email the State Department at
Specific information about the person you are
trying to reach must be included.
for those details.
Anyone wishing to donate should contact
the Center for International Disaster Information (CIDI)
to coordinate Haiti support.
Other ways to help:
Text "HAITI" to "90999" and a donation of $10 will be given automatically to the Red Cross to help with relief efforts, charged to your cell phone bill or visit the websites of the Red Cross, InterAction to make a contribution to disaster relief efforts.