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(CNN) -- If you are looking for information on relatives or friends in the areas affected by the tsunami, here are some disaster hotlines from around the region:

To contact representatives from India, call +91 11 2309 3054

To reach Thailand, call their emergency hotline at +66 2643 5262 and 2643 5000; for Phuket enquiries call +66 76 240 729; +66 76 216 118; +66 76 223 141

For information about local residents in Sri Lanka, call +94 11 536 1938, for tourists the number is +94 11 243 7061

In the Maldives, the government hotline is +44 20 7224 2149

Hong Kong residents who are stranded or require help should call the Immigration Department hotline on (852) 2829 3010

The United States has set up a toll-free number to call for information about American citizens in the region: 1-888-407-4747.

Australia has set up a toll-free number to call for information about Australian citizens in the affected areas: 1800-802 214. There is another hotline for Australians affected by the tsunamis: 1800-057 111.

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