Christchurch Earthquake Person Enquiry Line now activated

Written by on February 22, 2011

 

 

As the radio station is part of the Islands Civil Defence network we are being updated on the support systems Civil Defence are putting in place in Christchurch. The latest is a person enquiry line for anyone trying to contact friends or relatives in Christchurch. See details below. As we can, we’ll update any Civil Defence bulletins we get regarding the Christchurch quake.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Media Release 23 February 2011 02:00am

 

 

 

 

Red Cross Person Enquiry Line now activated


The New Zealand Red Cross Person Enquiry Line is now activated.


People in New Zealand concerned about the wellbeing of friends and relatives in Christchurch should call 0800 REDCROSS (0800 733 276).


If you are unable to contact a friend or relative in the Christchurch area, call the Red Cross Person Enquiry Line. Red Cross will be able to tell you if they have registered with Civil Defence.


People are encouraged to do this before reporting friends and relatives missing.


People enquiring from outside New Zealand should call +64 7 850 2199.


  

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Media contact:

Public Information Manager

Telephone, National Crisis Management Centre: 04 494 6951

E-mail: pim@ncmc.govt.nz

 


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