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The following directory of telephone numbers may be used to contact local emergency relief organizations dealing with the aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami:

International

  • Apollo Hospitals in Chennai, Hyderabad, Vishakapatnam, Kakinada, Madurai and Colombo are gearing up to manage the situation and any future emergency. A helpline has been created so people can reach them. Apollo is coordinating relief activities for the victims.

Get in touch with them at 21, Greams Lane, Chennai 06, Ph: 044 28294343/ 28293982/ 1600 331066 (toll free)

  • Thomas Cook Helpline +91 22 2529 7777
  • Unicef Press Officers coordinating information
    • Matin Dawes for India, Sri Lanka, Maldives - **977-1-417-082 Ext 222
    • Shantha Bloemen for Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia - 6623569407
    • Damien Personnaz for Unicef Geneva - 41229095716
    • Alfred Ironside, Unicef HQ, New York - 12123267261

Transportation

Emirates Helpline Numbers Emirates has activated 24-hour Customer Help lines for information relating to the airline's services.

  • Dubai 24-Hour Helpline (+971.4) 214-4021
  • Sri Lanka - Colombo (+94.1) 230-0200
  • India - Chennai (+91.44) 558-34444
  • India - Mumbai (+91.22) 287-97979
  • Indonesia - Jakarta (+62.21)574-2440
  • Thailand - Bangkok (+66.2) 2664-1040
  • Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur (+60.3) 2058-5888
  • Maldives - Male (+960) 314-945 / 325-491
  • Bangladesh - Dhaka (+880.2) 989-2801
  • Customers of Emirates Holidays, which is contacting affected customers through on-site representatives, can call the Dubai emergency mobile number (+971.50) 624-2539 round the clock for more information.

Indian Airlines Relief Flights. Contact Regional Directors:

  • Northern Region (Delhi) 011-25672800
  • Eastern Region (Kolkata) 033-22116953
  • Southern Region (Chennai) 044-22561070
  • Western Region (Mumbai) 022-26156788
  • Flight information
  • Kolkata - 22116869, 22110041
  • Chennai - 22560022
  • Delhi - 25674270, 2562226
  • Mumbai - 26156986
  • Thomas Cook Helpline +91 22 2529 7777

Bangladesh

  • Emirates Helpline -- Bangladesh - Dhaka (+880.2) 989-2801

India

  • Country Wide Helpline +91 11 2309 3054
  • Pre Fabricated Toilets, contact Sintex Industries Ltd - +91-2764-224301/2/3/4/5
  • Apollo Hospitals in Chennai, Hyderabad, Vishakapatnam, Kakinada, Madurai and Colombo are gearing up to manage the situation and any future emergency. A helpline has been created so people can reach them. Apollo is coordinating relief activities for the victims. Get in touch with them at
    • 21, Greams Lane, Chennai 06, Ph: 044 28294343/ 28293982/ 1600 331066 (toll free)
  • Unicef Press Officers coordinating information: **Matin Dawes for India, Sri Lanka, Maldives - 977-1-417-082 Ext 222
  • India Control Room in Jakarta (Indonesia)
    • Tel No: 00-62-21-5204153,
    • Fax No: 00-62-21-5204160;
    • E-mail: eoijkt@indo.net.id & ambindia@indo.net.in

Delhi

  • Ministry of External Affairs
    • Shri Talmiz Ahmad
    • Addl. Secretary (AD) Ministry of External Affairs New Delhi
    • Tel: +91-11-2301 1849 (Off)
    • Tel: +91-11-2338 2248 (Res)
    • Email: asad@mea.gov.in and prasad@mea.gov.in
  • 24 Hours Control Room
    • Ministry of External Affairs
    • Tel.No. +91-11-2301 1954, 2301 2292, 2301 7160
    • Fax.No. +91-11-2301 3945, 2301 0889
    • Additional Helpline +91 11 2309 3054
  • Report missing children at Childline 1098
  • +91-11-23092923 +91-11-23092885 +91-11- 23092763
  • National Control Room
  • Special Cell for those whose relatives are stranded in
    • Andaman & Nicobar, Kolkata 22116869, 22110041
    • Chennai 22560022
    • Delhi 25674270, 25672226

Regional Directors of Indian Airlines can be contacted for transportation of relief material on the following numbers:

  • Northern region (Delhi): 25672800;
  • Eastern region (Kolkata): 22116953;
  • Southern region (Chennai): 22561070 and
  • Western region (Mumbai): 26156788.

Special cells have also been set up to disseminate Indian Airlines flight information.

  • The telephone numbers of these are:
    • Kolkata: 22116869 and 22110041;
    • Chennai: 22560022;
    • Delhi: 25674270 and 25672226;
    • Mumbai: 26256986.
  • Source: The Hindu

Please add information to the corkboard at http://tri.htmlplanet.com/corkboard About relief that has reached a given village or location. The corkboard lists many villages about which information is not yet available - whether they have been affected or not and also the scale of destruction.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Emergency Numbers

  • Secretariat,
    • +91-3192-233110, +91-3192-234087,
  • Deputy Commissioner's Office,
    • +91-3192-231945, +91-3192-233089,
  • Inspector General of Police,
    • 100, +91-3192-232100,
    • FAX: +91-3192-239693
  • Special Cell for those whose relatives are stranded in
    • Andaman & Nicobar, Kolkata 22116869, 22110041,
    • Chennai 22560022,
    • Delhi 25674270, 25672226

Indian Airlines have evacuated record number of people from Port Blair and are willing to help those who want to send relief materials to Andaman. Here are the numbers to contact:

  • Regional Directors of Indian Airlines can be contacted for transportation of relief material on the following numbers:
    • Northern region (Delhi): 25672800;
    • Eastern region (Kolkata): 22116953;
    • Southern region (Chennai): 22561070 and
    • Western region (Mumbai): 26156788.
  • Special cells have also been set up to disseminate Indian Airlines flight information. *The telephone numbers of these are:
    • Kolkata: 22116869 and 22110041
    • Chennai: 22560022
    • Delhi: 25674270 and 25672226
    • Mumbai: 26256986

Source: The Hindu

Andhra Pradesh

Chennai

  • Special Cell for those whose relatives are stranded in
    • Andaman & Nicobar, Kolkata 22116869, 22110041,
    • Chennai 22560022,
    • Delhi 25674270, 25672226
  • Regional Directors of Indian Airlines can be contacted for transportation of relief material on the following numbers:
    • Northern region (Delhi): 25672800
    • Eastern region (Kolkata): 22116953
    • Southern region (Chennai): 22561070
    • Western region (Mumbai): 26156788
  • Special cells have also been set up to disseminate Indian Airlines flight information. The telephone numbers of these are:
    • Kolkata: 22116869 and 22110041
    • Chennai: 22560022
    • Delhi: 25674270 and 25672226
    • Mumbai: 26256986
  • Source: The Hindu
  • Apollo Hospitals in Chennai, Hyderabad, Vishakapatnam, Kakinada, Madurai and Colombo are gearing up to manage the situation and any future emergency. A helpline has been created so people can reach them. Apollo is coordinating relief activities for the victims. Get in touch with them at 21, Greams Lane, Chennai 06, Ph: 044 28294343/ 28293982/ 1600 331066 (toll free)
  • Emirates Helpline India - Chennai (+91.44) 558-34444

Kerala

  • State Secretariat Disaster Management
    • Control Room +91-471-2333198, +91-471-2518700

Mumbai

  • Regional Directors of Indian Airlines can be contacted for transportation of relief material on the following numbers:
    • Northern region (Delhi): 25672800;
    • Eastern region (Kolkata): 22116953;
    • Southern region (Chennai): 22561070 and
    • Western region (Mumbai): 26156788.
  • Special cells have also been set up to disseminate Indian Airlines flight information. The telephone numbers of these are:
    • Kolkata: 22116869 and 22110041;
    • Chennai: 22560022;
    • Delhi: 25674270 and 25672226;
    • Mumbai: 26256986.
  • Source: The Hindu
    • Emirates Helpline India - Mumbai (+91.22) 287-97979

Orissa

  • Rourkela 0661 2500239
  • Bhubaneshwar 0674 2400161, 1674 2322977

Pondicherry

  • State Relief Commissioner 1070Regional Relief Commissioner 1077

Tamil Nadu

  • Potable Drinking water in India - Tamil Nadu, **Unicef - Contact Janet Michaels - +91-44-24350332
  • Chennai Corporation Emergency numbers:
  • +91-44-2538 3783
  • +91-44-2538 4670
  • +91-44-2538 1330
  • Cuddalore District
  • Cuddalore District: Contact Details for Relief Operations Office Telephone Numbers
    • Collector's office:04142-230999,04142-230651 to 54 & 04142-230666.
    • PA(General) to Collector:04142-220956,230651.
    • Collector's Camp Office:04142-230777
    • Collector's Camp Office(Fax):04142-230555
    • Email:collrcud@tn.nic.in
    • Project Officer, District Rural Development Agency 9433 32309
    • District Revenue Officer 94433 85580
    • For Chidambaram and surrounding villages - 04144 253950 (Sub Collector)
    • For Killai and surrounding villages - 04144249228, 94439 88443
    • For Missing Persons - Contact Taluk Office 04142 295010/ 295015/ 98423 51000, 98423 45000.
  • Kancheepuram District:
  • Contact Details for Relief Operations Office Telephone Numbers
    • Collector's office:04112-237433,04112-238478,04112-237102
    • District Revenue Officer:04112-237945
    • Collector's Camp Office(Fax):04112-238477
    • Email collrkpm@tn.nic.in
  • Kanyakumari District:
  • Contact Details for Relief Operations Office Telephone Numbers
    • Collector's office:04652-279090,04652-279091 & 04652-279555.
    • PA(General) to Collector:04652-278019.
    • Collector's Camp Office:04652-260666.
    • Collector's Camp Office(Fax):04652-260999
    • Email:collrkkm@tn.nic.in
  • Nagapattinam District: 04635 242 999, 04635 248 777.
  • Nagapattinam:Office Telephone Numbers
    • Collector's office:04365-253080,04365-252700 & 04365-247800.
    • District Revenue Officer:04365-253050.
    • Collector's Camp Office:04365-247800.
    • Collector's Camp Office(Fax):04365-253086.
    • Email:collrngp@tn.nic.in

Doctors offering free medical treatment:

  • Dr. G. S. Kailaash, Srinivas Poly Clinic and Lab, 203, Kutcheri Road, Mylapore.
    • Phone 52064051
  • Dr. K. R. Muthuswamy, Second Trust Main Road, Mandavelipakkam,
    • Phone: 24951736

for free treatment of children:

  • Dr. Chithra Kailaash (Phone 52064051)

free medicare:

  • M.K. Nursing Home, 25, R.S.M. Road, Old Washermenpet; Sugam Hospital, Tiruvottriyur; Venkateswara Hospital, 121 A, Chamiers Road, Nandanam, 52125212

High Commissions, Consulates, Embassies in India

  • Sri Lankan Deputy High Commission 196, TTK Road, Alwarpet, Chennai-600 018
    • +91-44-24660353
    • +91-9840064128
    • +91-9444010999
    • Fax: +91-44-24987894

Indian Diplomatic Links in other countries

  • Indonesia - Jakarta
    • +62-21-5204153
    • +62-21-5204160
    • eoijkt@indo.net.id
    • ambindia@indo.net.id
  • Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur
    • +603-2095 3369
    • +603-20933507
    • +603-2092 5826
    • highcomm@po.jaring.my, fsch@po.jaring.my
  • Maldives - Male
    • +960-324857
    • +960-323015
    • +960-324778
    • +960-771728
    • hoc.male@mea.gov.in, Itm.male@mea.gov.in
  • Singapore
    • +65-90262595
    • +64-97536565
  • Sri Lanka - Colombo
    • +94-11-2472684
    • +94-11-2422788
    • +94-11-2446403
    • +94-11-2448166
    • hoc.Colombo@mea.gov.in
  • In India
    • Sri Lankan Deputy High Commission 196, TTK Road, Alwarpet, Chennai-600 018
    • +91-44-24660353
    • +91-9840064128
    • +91-9444010999
    • Fax: +91-44-24987894
  • Thailand - Bangkok
    • +662-2604166
    • +662-2580300 thru 05
    • +662-2584627/2621740
    • indiaemb@mozart.inet.co.th

Indonesia

INDIAN DIPLOMATIC LINKS

  • Indonesia - Jakarta
    • +62-21-5204153
    • +62-21-5204160
    • eoijkt@indo.net.id
    • ambindia@indo.net.id
  • Emirates Helpline Indonesia - Jakarta **(+62.21)574-2440
  • Unicef Press Officers coordinating information: **Shantha Bloemen for Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia - 6623569407
  • The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia Tokyo Official Website has

published some useful contact numbers (mobile phones) for Aceh and North Sumatra disaster relief website

  • Family News Network of the International Committee of the Red Cross -

Natural Disaster Indonesia website

  • India Control Room in Jakarta (Indonesia)
    • Tel No: 00-62-21-5204153,
    • Fax No: 00-62-21-5204160;
    • E-mail: eoijkt@indo.net.id & ambindia@indo.net.in
  • Internet connection has been established in the Post Office in Banda Aceh. This internet connection can be used for free by anyone for free. Please proceed to the post office or call 0651-27161 or mobile 0811232429.
    • Source: Yusuf Hendriarto, (hendriarto@telkom.co.id)

Malaysia

Malaysia Tsunami Disaster Information & Resource Page http://www.mycen.com.my/tsunami.html

Malaysia Sets Up Asian Disaster Fund For Tsunami Victims

Malaysia has set up a special fund named "Asian Tsunami Disaster Fund - Foreign Ministry" to enable the government and Malaysians to contribute humanitarian aid to victims of the tsunami disaster that struck many countries around the Indian Ocean. Contributions in cash could be made by cheque to "Tabung Bencana Tsunami Asia - Kementerian Luar Negeri" and sent to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Wisma Putra, Precinct 2, 62602 Putrajaya.

  • The ministry could be contacted at telephones 03-8887 4000; 03-8887 4386; 03-8887 4332; 03-8887 4321 or fax 03-8889 1717 and 03-8889 2834.
  • The operation centre in Colombo is located in the Malaysian High Commission; telephone no. 00-94-11-2554 681/682/683; fax 00-94-11-2554 684 and e-mel: mwcolmbo@eureka.lk or malcon@eureka.lk (Consular).
    • The officers who can be contacted are High Commissioner Nazirah Hussain; Second Secretary/Head of Chancery Mohamed Farid Mohamed Arif and Third Secretary (Administration and Consular) Aminudin Othman.
  • In Thailand, the centre is in the temporary office of the Malaysian Consulate-General in Phuket; telephone no. 00-66-76-220-1923; fax 00-66-76-220-196 and e-mel: mwsgkhla@hatyai.inet.co.th.
    • The officers who can be contacted are High Commissioner Nazirah Hussain; Second Secretary/Head of Chancery Mohamed Farid Mohamed Arif and Third Secretary (Administration and Consular) Ahmad Sabri Mohamed Tahir.
  • In India, the centre is in the Malaysian Assistant High Commissioner's office in Chennai; telephone no. +91-44-2498 2306; +91-44-2498 2558; fax +91-44-2498 2405 and e-mel: mwmadras@md2.vsnl.net.in.
    • The officers who can be contacted are Deputy High Commissioner Rosli Ismail and Third Secretary Mohamed Yusof Ahmad.
  • In Indonesia, the officers who can be contacted are Malaysian Consul General in Medan Mohamed Yusof Abu Bakar and Consul (Administration and Consular) Wan Nor Haimi Wan Mahmud; telephone no. 00-62-61-451342/4535 271/4523 3992; fax 00-62-61-4534 4681 and e-mel: mwmedan@indosat.net.id.
  • Source: Bernama
  1. posted by Atheistbishop

INDIAN DIPLOMATIC LINKS

  • Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur
    • +603-20933507 +603-2095 3369
    • +603-2092 5826
    • highcomm@po.jaring.my, fsch@po.jaring.my

Emirates Helpline -- Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur (+60.3) 2058-5888

Unicef Press Officers coordinating information: Shantha Bloemen for Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia - 6623569407

Maldives

  • Country wide helpline - 44 20 7224 2149
  • Emirates Helpline -- Maldives - Male (+960) 314-945 / 325-491
  • Unicef Press Officers coordinating information: **Matin Dawes for India, Sri Lanka, Maldives - **977-1-417-082 Ext 222

INDIAN DIPLOMATIC LINKS

  • Maldives - Male
    • +960-324857
    • +960-323015
    • +960-324778
    • +960-771728
    • hoc.male@mea.gov.in, Itm.male@mea.gov.in

Seychelles

  • Country wide helpline 248 321 676

Singapore

INDIAN DIPLOMATIC LINKS

  • Singapore
    • +65-90262595
    • +64-97536565
  • Singapore Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand -- +66 2 286 2111

Sri Lanka

  • Emergency Disaster Unit at the Presidential Secretariat

0112435082, 0114733531, 0112437365, 0114733427

  • Country wide helpline for local residents - 94 11 5361938
  • Country wide helpline for tourists - 94 11 536 1938
  • Sri Lanka Army - Call for Humanitarian Assistance
    • Tel: 009412355180/ 2446777
    • Mobile: 0777 3082585
    • Fax: 009412541755
  • Sri Lanka missing persons information, please email: infolbc@lankabellnet.com (Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corp)
  • Special Coordinating Unit, President's Office
    • 011 2435082, 011 4733531, 011 2437362, 011 4733427

INDIAN DIPLOMATIC LINKS

  • Sri Lanka - Colombo
    • +94-11-2472684
    • +94-11-2422788
    • +94-11-2446403
    • +94-11-2448166
    • hoc.Colombo@mea.gov.in
  • In India
    • Sri Lankan Deputy High Commission 196, TTK Road, Alwarpet, Chennai-600 018
    • +91-44-24660353
    • +91-9840064128
    • +91-9444010999
    • Fax: +91-44-24987894
  • Apollo Hospitals in Chennai, Hyderabad, Vishakapatnam, Kakinada, Madurai and Colombo are gearing up to manage the situation and any future emergency. A helpline has been created so people can reach them. Apollo is coordinating relief activities for the victims. Get in touch with them at 21, Greams Lane, Chennai 06, Ph: 044 28294343/ 28293982/ 1600 331066 (toll free)
  • Emirates Helpline Sri Lanka - Colombo (+94.1) 230-0200
  • Unicef Press Officers coordinating information: Matin Dawes for India, Sri Lanka, Maldives - 977-1-417-082 Ext 222
  • This is the website being compiled by the Sri Lanka tourist board to help families of visitors in Sri Lanka locate them: Contact Sri Lanka
  • Helpdesk number for volundeers arriving to give assistance: + 94 112 394 343. If you're dialling from anywhere in Sri Lanka outside Colombo or from a mobile phone then it's 0112 394 343. If you're dialling from Colombo it's 2 394 343.
  • Information for volunteers:
    • MAITRI [PUNE]: Contact us atvinitat@vsnl.com or jayuanil@vsnl.netVinita: 094225 21702 or Jayashree 098231 38888.
    • LOCAL RED CROSS [PUNE]: O20-26130031
    • AID HELPLINE [CHENNAI]: 044-28350403 / 044-55615629 (BHARATI / MANOHAR / HARI)
    • VOLUNTEERS FOR RESCUE WORK [TAMIL NADU]:04635-242999 / 04635-248777

Thailand

  • To call Thailand from overseas, replace the prefix 0 in each phone number with +66 (Thai country code)

BangkokPost has published an updated list of telephone numbers for people who are looking for information in Thailand. It also has information on where to find missing people, where to donate clothes in Bangkok, where to donate blood etc. website

Unicef Press Officers coordinating information: Shantha Bloemen for Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia - 6623569407

  • Country Wide helpline - 066 2643 5262, 2643 5000
  • Emergency Phone numbers: +6676214492, +6616432755
  • Aid centre, Krabi: 07 561 1302, 07 562 4161 to 3
  • Aid centre, Phang Nga: 07 641 1525, 07 641 1179
  • Aid centre, Phuket: 07 621 7833, 07 621 6101, 07 621 1001
  • Aid centre, Ranong: 07 781 3401 to 3, 07 782 3257
  • Aid centre, Satun: 01 370 0404, 09 979 1077, 07 472 2121 to 2, 07 472 2296
  • Aid centre, Trang: 07 521 7513, 07 521 4382
  • Bangkok Helpline - 0062 26404166
  • Foreign Ministry's Call Centre 02-6435262
  • Krabi Call Centre 198 (Thai), 199 (English) or 075-611302, 075-624161-3
  • Krabi Provincial Hall: 07 561 1381, 07 561 1055
  • Meteorological Department 02-3994568
  • Narenthorn EMS Centre (http://www.narenthorn.or.th) - Tel: 02-5901669
  • Navy Joint Civil Afairs 02-4754521
  • Phangnga Call Centre 198 (Thai), 199 (English) or 076-411525, 076-411179
  • Phuket Call Centre 198 (Thai), 199 (English) or 076-216101, 076-211001
  • Prime Minister's Office Call Centre 1376
  • Ranong Call Centre 198 (Thai), 199 (English) or 077-813401-3, 077-823257
  • Royal Thai Air Force Help Centre 02-5341702, 02-5341709
  • Satun Call Centre 198 (Thai), 199 (English) or 074-722121-2, 074-722296
  • Trang Call Center 198 (Thai), 199 (English) or 075-214382

Bangkok Embassies and consulates in Bangkok - websites | phone numbers:

  • Australia +66 2 287 2680
  • Belgium +66 2 679 5454
  • Canada +66 2 636 0540
  • China +66 2 245 7032, +66 2 245 7033 or +662 245 7036
  • Denmark +66 2 213 2021, +66 2 213 2022, +66 2 213 2023, +66 2 213 2024, +66 2 213 2025 or +66 2 245 7036
  • Finland +66 2 256 9306, +66 2 256 9307, +66 2 256 9308, +66 2 256 9309
  • France +66 2 266 8250, +66 2 266 8251, +66 2 266 8252, +66 2 266 8253, +66 2 266 8254, +66 2 266 8255, +66 2 266 8256 or +662 266 0550, +662 266 0551, +662 266 0552, +662 266 0553
  • Germany +66 2 287 9000
  • Ireland +66 2 638 0303
  • Israel +66 2 260 4854, +66 2 260 4855, +66 2 260 4856, +66 2 260 4857, +66 2 260 4858, +66 2 260 4859
  • Singapore +66 2 286 2111
  • Sweden +66 2 263 7200 (Phuket: +66 76 21 10 44) (see also Sweden in "Other Countries")
  • UK +66 2 253 0191, +66 2 253 0192, +66 2 253 0193, +66 2 253 0194, +66 2 253 0195, +66 2 253 0196, +66 2 253 0197, +66 2 253 0198, +66 2 253 0199
  • USA +66 2 205 4000.

Resources in Bangkok

  • For donations of articles and medications: 02 241 7498
  • For speedy immigration process: 07 627 3213, 07 621 3079
  • For travel documents to the disaster victims: 07 621 1195, 07 632 7230, 07 32-7194
  • Agriculture and Cooperatives Ministry: 1170, 02 281 9401, 02 281 5836
  • Bangkok Hospital: 02 310 3330
  • Chabad of Thailand: 24h emergency phone (661) 8377618
  • Communication Safety Centre: 02 280 8000, 1356
  • Emirates Helpline -- Thailand - Bangkok (+66.2) 2664-1040
  • Highway Police: 1193
  • Kapoe Hospital, Ranong: 07 789 7016
  • Navy task force operation centre: 02 475 4521; [www.navy.mith/sctr/navynews website]
  • Phuket Wachira Hospital, Phuket: 07 621 1114
  • Suk Samran Hospital, Ranong: 07 784 4143
  • Task force operation centre, Transport Ministry: 02 283 3144
  • Thai Airways International: 07 621 1195, 07 632 7194
  • Thai Red Cross Society: 02 256 4033, 02 256 4034, 02 256 4035
  • Tourism and Sports Ministry: 02 216 5440
  • Tourism Authority of Thailand: 1672, 02 253 7418; [www.tat.or.th website]
  • Tourism Police: 1155

Helplines in Other Countries

  • Australia
    • See http://www.tsunamiassist.gov.au/help_overseas.htm and http://www.tsunamiassist.gov.au/help_in_australia.htm for December 2004 - Tsunami Recovery Assistance Package
    • Australian Citizens Enquiry 1800 002214
    • Australians in need of consular assistance, contact Canberra emergency centre 61 1300 555 135
    • Australians in need of help in Phuket can contact the temporary consular office in Phuket's Hilton Hotel at Thanon Patak, Karon Beach, 66 76 370 672
    • Australian Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand -- +66 2 287 2680
  • Austria
    • In Austria, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs opened a call center for information about Austrians who were there at the time: +43 (0)50 1150 4411
    • You can find further information about local embassies on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs: http://www.bmaa.gv.at/
  • Bahrain
    • In Bahrain, the Thai Embassy in Bahrain opened a call center for information about Bahrainis/Thais or Bahrain Expats who were there at the time: +973 17274142 Ext. 13 / 15 / 16
    • A lifeline has been thrown to Sri Lankans in Bahrain trying to get home to be with families devastated by Sunday's tidal wave. The British Embassy will clear emergency travel documents for them, rather than having to go through the Sri Lankan Embassy in Kuwait. Bahrain has no Sri Lankan Embassy. However there is a Sri Lankan Embassy Consul in Bahrain coordinating tsunami emergency affairs with the British Embassy in Bahrain (please contact details below)--
      • Sri Lankan Embassy Consul in Bahrain P.B. Higgoda: +973 39460644
      • The British Embassy in Bahrain: +973 17574100
    • A fresh appeal from the Sri Lankan Club in Bahrain has gone out to help Sri Lankan survivors of the tidal wave which battered the country on 26th December, 2004.
      • For all types of donations contact Club President - Ahmed Rizvi: +973 39646538
      • For all types of donations contact Discover Islam's Sri Lankan Community Services Unit Manager- Mohammed Zuhair: +973 17537373
  • Belgium
    • In Belgium, the ministry of foreign affairs opened a call center for information about Belgians who were there at the time: +32 (0)2 501 40 01
    • Malaysian Embassy in Belgium: +32 (0)2 776 03 40
    • Belgium Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand -- +66 2 679 5454
  • Canada
    • Canadians Citizens Enquiry 1-800-606-5499 (Foreign Affairs Emergency Operation Centre)
    • Canadian Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand -- +66 2 636 0540
    • Embassy of Canada in Jakarta (Indonesia)
      • website
      • Tel.: 62 (21) 2550-7800
      • Fax: 62 (21) 2550-7811
      • E-Mail: jkrta@international.gc.ca
  • China
    • Chinese Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand -- +66 2 245 7032, +66 2 245 7033 or +662 245 7036
  • Denmark
    • Danish Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand -- +66 2 213 2021, +66 2 213 2022, +66 2 213 2023, +66 2 213 2024, +66 2 213 2025 or +66 2 245 7036
  • Finland
    • Finland Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand -- +66 2 256 9306, +66 2 256 9307, +66 2 256 9308, +66 2 256 9309
  • France
    • Apollo: 08-673 84 00
    • Cellule de crise du ministère des Affaires étrangères 01.45.50.34.60
    • Club Méditerranée: 0810.810.810
    • Foreign Office earthquake helpline number is 0207 008 0000.
    • Fram: 05.62.15.17.83
    • Fritidsresor: 08-720 74 69
    • Nouvelles Frontières et TUI: 01.45.16.77.79
    • UD: 08-405 41 00 ud-kc@foreign.ministry.se
    • French Embassy in Bangkok Thailand -- +66 2 266 8250, +66 2 266 8251, +66 2 266 8252, +66 2 266 8253, +66 2 266 8254, +66 2 266 8255, +66 2 266 8256 or +662 266 0550, +662 266 0551, +662 266 0552, +662 266 0553
  • Germany
    • Ministry of Foreign Affairs: 24h Hotline: 030 - 5000 1000 (please use this ONLY for inquiries about close relatives and family!)
    • Deutsches Rotes Kreuz telefonischer Suchdienst: 089-680 77 30
    • Hotlines deutscher Reiseveranstalter:
      • TUI 0511 / 567 80 00
      • Thomas Cook 01803 / 100 380
      • Rewe-Pauschaltouristik (ITS, Tjaereborg, Jahnreisen, LTUplus) 02203 / 42 800 oder 02203 / 42 850
      • Condor 069 / 696966-40 bis 45
      • LTU 0211 / 94 18 888
      • FTI Touristik 01805 / 38 43 00 oder 089 / 24 44-73234
      • ID Reisewelt & Suntravel 03491 / 40 73 74
      • Dertour & Meier's Weltreisen 069 / 9588-5999 und 069 / 9588-2770
      • Tischler Reisen 08821 / 9317-44 und 08821 / 9317-10
      • Öger Tours 01805 / 2866 und 01805 / 351035
      • German Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand -- +66 2 287 9000
      • Germany Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Ireland
    • Irish Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand -- +66 2 638 0303
  • Israel
    • Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Merkaz Ha'Matzav: phone 02-5303155 / fax 02-5303896
    • Israeli Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand -- +66 2 260 4854, +66 2 260 4855, +66 2 260 4856, +66 2 260 4857, +66 2 260 4858, +66 2 260 4859
  • Japan
    • The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia Tokyo Official Website has published some useful contact numbers (mobile phones) for Aceh and North Sumatra disaster relief website
  • Netherlands
    • The Netherlands' ministry of Foreign Affairs has opened a crisis call center at +31 (0)70 3487770.
  • Philippines
    • Filipino Helpline number 834 3333/ 6992
  • Portugal
    • Portuguese's ministry of Foreign Affairs crisis management unit can be reached at 351 21 3946908/ 351 21 3946912/ 351 21 3946907
      • The following information is from the Portuguese Foreign Ministry to the Portuguese citizens who are affected by this Tsunami in SE Asia:
      • A todos os que nos lerem e precisem de qualquer apoio,é favor contactar a Embaixada de Portugal em Banguecoque:
        • Chancelaria de Portugal em Banguecoque:
          • 26, Bush Lane - Banguecoque 10500 - (junto do Hotel Sheraton),Telefone: 00 66 22 34 21 23
      • Encarregado de Negócios
        • Dr. Jorge Marcos - 00 66 920 17 646.
        • Drª Pralom, telefone: 00 66 70 83 88 65 (para apoio a cidadãos portugueses)
      • Contacto em Macau:
        • Consul-Geral em Macau: Dr. Moitinho de Almeida - 00 853 65 52 223.
      • Source: Ricardo
  • Sweden
    • Emergency numbers and contact for Swedes in S.E.Asia
      • Phone: 08-405 41 00 or 08-405 10 00 (Government switchboard)
      • Web site: Foreign Office (in Swedish)
      • Email: ud-kc@foreign.ministry.se
      • Fax: 08-723 11 76
    • Embassies:
      • Thailand:
      • Bangkok: +66 22 63 72 00
      • Phuket: +66 76 21 10 44
      • Address: Pearl Village Hotel, Nai Yang Beach and National Park i Phuket stad
    • My Travel
      • Ving o Always): +66 18 930 307
    • Apollo:
      • +66 76 21 0445, rum P01
      • Detour + 66 408 818 97/98 Phuket
      • 08-723 46 00 office in Stockholm
  • Switzerland
    • For Swiss Citizens, please contact, Consulate General of Switzerland, 102 Maker Chambers 4, 10th floor, 222 Nariman Point, Mumbai 21. Tel: +91 22 22884563 / 6465, Email: vertretung@mum.rep.admin.ch Tourists/ Swiss citizens can contact this point person, and will redirected to help no matter which country they are in.
    • Other helpline numbers in Switzerland: Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs +41-31-3253333/ Major Swiss travel agencies +41-1-2833999/REGA (Swiss Air Ambulance) +41-333-333-333
  • United Kingdom
    • UK Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand -- +66 2 253 0191, +66 2 253 0192, +66 2 253 0193, +66 2 253 0194, +66 2 253 0195, +66 2 253 0196, +66 2 253 0197, +66 2 253 0198, +66 2 253 0199
  • United States
    • American Citizens Enquiry
      • Toll Free number - 888 407 4747
      • Overseas number - 317 472 2328
      • Or you can call American Citizens Services and Crisis Management at 202 647 5225
    • US Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand -- +66 2 205 4000.
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