People seek refuge at evacuation centres.
People seek refuge at evacuation centres. NZ Herald/Sarah Ivey

Phone number to help trace missing

A DEDICATED phone number has been set up for those people concerned about the whereabouts of friends and family missing following the Christchurch earthquake.

Callers to the line will be asked to provide details of those missing, including the location they were thought to be at the time of the earthquake, police said in a statement.

The number to contact is 0800 RED CROSS (0800 733 276).



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