Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
500 C St SW, Washington, DC, 20472-0001
Distance: 252 Miles
Disaster survivors can register information about their status and well-being so family and friends can find them after a disaster.
The National Emergency Family Registry and Locator System has been replaced by social media and other, non-governmental agencies.
Resource list of media and other agencies that locate people during a disaster is on the agency website
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TH-2600.1800Disaster Survivor Inquiries Definition
Programs conducted by organizations like the American Red Cross that provide a communication network which enables the general public to obtain information about the circumstances of relatives and friends who are in an area within the U.S. where a major disaster or wide-spread emergency has occurred. Also included are disaster survivor registries that allow individuals who are alive following a disaster to post their name and medical condition for access by family members and friends; or to leave voice messages providing information about their circumstances, their current location and how to reach them.
YX-1800Disaster Victims Definition
Individuals who have suffered physical injury or loss of property due to a sudden calamitous event of natural or human origin such as a fire, flood, hurricane, tornado, earthquake or outbreak of war or civil unrest.