Search and Rescue, U.S. Coast Guard
Requests for rescues of missing or stranded
persons will be entered into the system, viewed by command center and
prioritized as received.
National Next of Kin Registry
Nonprofit organization: Register people
missing in the Hurricane Katrina disaster.
Relief Information for U.S. Military
For families of deployed Army National Guard
and all military branches
Salvation Army's Team Emergency Radio Network (SATERN) Activated
Send an online request to locate missing
family and friends. If you can't connect to the site immediately, please
Red Cross Alert for Persons with Emergency Medical Conditions
The Red Cross is only accepting phone calls to
search for missing persons in these emergency circumstances: insulin
dependant diabetics, oxygen dependant, dialysis patients, blind, recent
heart attack or stroke victims, mobility challenged, broken leg, foot or
ankle, or paralyzed.
Non-government: Blog links for Katrina
survivors and their families.
"I'm Okay" Board
Non-government site: New Orleans channel
4WWWL-TV posts messages for family members.
Yahoo's Family Message Boards
Non-government site: Message boards
categorized by city, colleges, relief centers and more.
Persons Missing in New Orleans Contact Site
Non-government site: Electronic bulletin
WDSU, New Orleans, LA
Non-government site: More messages for and
from missing people.
Gulf Coast Survivor-Connector Database
Non-government site: List the person or family
you want to find in this interactive database.
Safe List of Family Members
Non-government site: CNN's list of people
reported safe and their current location.
Missing Persons Board
Non-government site: By NowPublic
Georgia Tech Survivor Data Base
This non-government resource claims to have
more than 13,000 names to search.
South Mississippi's Sun Herald Message Board
Non-government site for families of victims
and housing offers.
Red Cross Hot Line
1 877-LOVED-1S is a toll-free hotline
established for those who do not have internet access to
Missing and Found Children, Lost Loved Ones Hot Line
Non-government site: Natioinal Center for
Missing and Exploited Children has posted photos of these children of
Katrina. Missing Hot Line: 1-888-544-5475
Red Cross affiliation: This offers the ability
to link families and survivors with their loved ones.
View Maps of Flooded Areas and Closed Roads
View FEMA's maps to find passable areas in
Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi.