|American Red Cross is currently not accepting volunteers to travel to Haiti. If you would like to volunteer for the American Red Cross, please consider becoming a local volunteer.Click here for a Dutchess Chapter volunteer form.
For inquiries about relatives living and who have citizenship in Haiti, please be patient and call repeatedly until the lines clear or contact other family members who live nearby. Telephone, Internet and other communication lines are often disrupted in times of disaster. People trying to locate U.S. citizens living or traveling in Haiti should contact the U.S. Department of State, Office of Overseas Citizens Services, at 1-888-407-4747 or 202-647-5225.
To make a donation for the Haitian relief effort click here. For an update on the American Red Cross response please go to www.redcross.org
Persons seeking news from their loved ones can register the name of the sought persons directly at: