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Guillermo de la Puerta  Identity Verified
Local time: 07:38
German to Spanish
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Dec 27, 2004

Dear colleagues: a friend of mine is very worried about his girlfriend in Thailand. She lived in one of the zones most hit by the disaster. He cannot read thai letters and would like to know if her name really appears among the names published in the victims list.


The Internet page is:
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User ID: user

Password: password


Thanks a lot in advance!


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Rui de Carvalho  Identity Verified
Local time: 06:38
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Thai alphabet Dec 27, 2004

I couldn't access more than the first page (she is not on that page) - too many connections. Your friend may use this alphabet explanation ( trying to identify the first consonants of the name and, when matching, the other letters. I hope he can't find her name.

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Eva Blanar  Identity Verified
Local time: 07:38
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An English-language link, Phuket Dec 27, 2004

You might also try this link:

Also, there is a "premium classifieds" portion, where you can request information - not really a specialised feature, but you never know...

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Erik Hansson  Identity Verified
Member (2002)
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Several links Dec 28, 2004

Here are some links I just heard about which might be useful:

Blackboard for either searching people or giving message everything's OK

Phuket International Hospital

All the best.


Another links:

Phuket Disaster Message Board

Patient names for all Phuket hospitals

Erik Hansson
Technical translator DE-SE
Hansson Übersetzungen GmbH
Am Birkenwäldchen 38
D-01900 Bretnig-Hauswalde, Germany
Phone +49 - 3 59 52 - 321 07
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perry  Identity Verified
Local time: 03:38
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International Committee of the Red Cross Dec 29, 2004

Dear willdlp,
the INternational Red Cross has a list of people in the region of the disaster who have contacted them. Unfortunately the name of the girl your friend is looking for isn´t in the list, but he can visit the site and register her name there. She or someone who has any news about her will be able to contact your friend back.
The address of the site is
They also give links for other sites about people in that region.
Good luck.
Katia Perry

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