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Missing People From the Tsunami Disaster -- Missing from SRI LANKA

The people listed below have been reported as missing.

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Missing People -- Sri Lanka

Abeygunarathna, Piyumi
I am looking for my pen pal, Piyumi Abeygunarathna. We have been pen pals for years and I am praying for her safety. Please send any information.

Abeysinghe family
Trying to locate Nishanta and Shani Abeysinghe and their two small children. They were visiting family in Colombo, Sri Lanka. chuzhoy@hotmail.com

Abeysinghe, Hiran
I am trying to obtain information about my friend Dr. Hiran Abeysinghe, Chemical Engineer and his family.Any information whatsoever would be greatly appreciated. garymcroberts@hotmail.com
Update: I have recently been informed that my friend is alive and safe. I hope that many others will have received similar good news and my prayers are with those who have not been as fortunate.

Abeysundara, Ranjith
Madagedara Wattha, Hitlateya -- Matara.

Abeythunga, A.S.U. (Alex)
Looking for some news from our friend Alex (A.S.U Abeythunga) who lives with his family in Koggala. We don't know if Alex and family are safe after the disaster. Thank you for your help. beabail@yahoo.fr

Achchillage, Padma S. Kanthi R.
I am looking for a missing female whose name is Padma S Kanthi R Achchillage (dob 01/10/1957). I'd like to know her whereabouts and if she was a victim of the tsunami.

Agalawatte, Savith
Six year old boy lost in Arugam Bay the morning of Dec. 26. His name is Savith Agalawatte. He has a scar from a heart surgery done when he was a baby.

Ahangama, Priya; Mahara; Gunarathna, Ramil; Rosha, Udayanaga

Akbar, Madeeha
I am worried about my friend Madeeha Akbar who left California for Sri Lanka around Dec. 16 on vacation. I hope her family and she are safe, as I remember her telling me she has relatives down south of Sri Lanka.

Al Qadeeri, Abdul Razzak Abdul Rahman
We are very worry about my father, who traveled to Sri Lanka from Kuwait December 13. His name is Abdul Razzak Abdul Rahman Al Qadeeri. He is a 51-year-old Kuwaiti. We've tried to contact him but we failed, and we've also talked with the Kuwait embassy but they didn't give us any answer. fedrali99@hotmail.com

Alagaratnan family
We are concerned for the safe return of Kingsley and Salome and their two children who returned to their native Sri Lanka for the holidays.
Update: Safely found.

Alawattegama, G.A.B.
I am looking for my good friend Dr. G.A.B. Alawattegama and his family. They are living in Balapitiya. He is very famous among German people. If you have any information about them, pleas contact me.

Almeida, Patrick Nimal and family

Alvares, Jennifer and Vincent
Looking for Jennifer and Vincent Alvares at 12 De Alwis Place, Kalutara, Sri Lanka.

Amaraweera, Phushara
She worked in Banana Garden Restaurant (Unawatuna). The owner of the Banana Garden named Prabat Amaraweera ("Salija") is OK.

Amaraweera, Janaka
I'm looking for any information about my pen pal, Janaka Amaraweera. His address is Hemananda Mawattha, Beligha junction, Galle. He works as a doctor in a hospital in Colombo. But since it was Christmas season, there is a big chance that he was at his parents' house in Galle. I know that his father is a retired doctor, so this family may be well known in Galle. Who has some information if he and his family are OK? mvppvd@zeelandnet.nl

Amaraweera, Pradeep (Saliya)
I'm looking for my friend Pradeep Amaraweera (nickname Saliya). His family and staff, owner of Banana Garden Restaurant in Unawatuna. Please help me to find him. sineuhd@hotmail.com

Amirthanayagam family
I am looking for news of Vathany, Aruna, Ahilan and Easwari Amirthanayagam. They live in Narobi, Kenya but rumor has them vacationing in Sri Lanka at the time of the tsunami. I want to know if they are alive and well.

Anketell, Arul
I would like to know if Dr. Arul Anketell of Healthcare Christian Fellowship is ok.

Anurasiri, K K
I am trying to find out information and hopefully establish some contact with a family from Mirissa who ran the 'Ocean Moon' on Mirissa beach front. The owner is called 'Siri' but full name is Mr K K Anurasiri. vindalou@hotmail.com

Appuhamy, Natalie
Looking for my former student Natalie Appuhamy (16 years) living in Ulhitiyawa, Wennappuwa. Het father Francis Appuhamy owns guesthouse Morning Star in Kochchikade. Please help.
UPDATE: safely found

Arachchige, Madushani A. R K
We have been sponsoring Madushani A. R K Arachchige through World Vision for over 10 years. She lives in Lunugamvehera, Sri Lanka, near Kuda-Oya and approximately four miles from Colombo. She has dark hair and brown eyes and her birthday is June 18, 1989. Please if anyone knows how that area is doing regarding the tsunami or anything about Madushani please please let us know. Thank you so much and our prayers are with the victims and their families. MaryAnn0417@aol.com

Arjunan, Mythili
I once sponsored a young Sri Lankan girl thru World Vision, named Mythili Arjunan. She is a young teenager by now, with dark black hair, and brown eyes. If anyone know anything, I would so appreciate a response. My heart goes out to everyone affected by this horrible tragedy. rhondaelizabethsmith@excite.com

Armstrong, Kacey
We are desperate for information about our dear friend, Kacey Armstrong. She was traveling with friends to a family reunion. She is 20 years old, 5'5", blond hair, blue eyes. She is from Los Altos, Mountain View, California.
Update: Kacey Armstrong and her traveling companions are alive and well in Sri Lanka. We are relieved and so very thankful.

Arsage family
I am seeking information about my husband, my two children and my mother. My husband's name is Harbet Arsage. My kids' names are: Kasun Arsage and Hasni Arsage. My mother's name is Samn Vilrta. They live in Galle, Sri Lanka. I am a mother and I am worried. I am crying every day without knowing if they are still alive or dead! I shall be very thankful if someone e-mailed me back with information about my family. amerater18inco@hotmail.com

Ashborn, Alton
Alton Ashborn, male, approximately 45, height 5'9", weight 150, hair dyed black, eyes black, nationality Ceyloneys. Last known location he was in the Novaloka Hospital. RM. 39, son is looking for him.

Friends Jackie and Colin with Alex and Matthew, holidaying over Christmas in Sri Lanka. g.dp@virgin.net

Aston, Lynn and Ian
I'm looking for Lynn and Ian Aston, diving with Poseidon Divers in Hikkaduwa. helen.denholm-simmonds@virgin.net

Attali family
Looking for Isabelle Attali, Ugo Attali and Tom Attali (French), missing in south of Sri Lanka (Yala Safari Game Lodge, near Tissamaharama). Denis believes that his family may have been taken by the wave in the direction of the lagoon or that they may have been stuck in their bungalow that was No. 114. Isabelle is nearly 42 (born 01/63), blond, 1.63 m, 65 kg, clear complexion. She has scars (about 30 cm long) on both thighs because she has been operated on at the hips. Her left leg is shorter (approximately 2 centimeters) than the other. She has a dental bridge (up right). Ugo is nearly 8 (01/97), 1.20 m, blond, very short hair, clear complexion. He has recently lost four teeth (two front top, and two front bottom) that have been replaced by adult teeth. He also has a mole in the hair, on the right side. Tom is nearly 5 (born 01/00), 1 m, blond, very short hair, clear complexion. c_attali@yahoo.fr Serge.Chaumette@labri.fr Michel.Cosnard@sophia.inria.fr attali-caromel@msn.com

Atukorale, Dhakshini
Looking for my good friend Dhakshini Atukorale, and her family. She lives in Colombo and I have no way of reaching her anymore. If anyone has heard anything about her or her family, it would be greatly appreciated! My thanks to you all in advance. dragoncl25@hotmail.com

Balapitiyage, Pradeep and Dinesha
We are still awaiting news about the whereabouts of Dinesha and Pradeep BALAPITIYAGE.They were visiting family for the holidays.They both work and live in Biella, Italy. pietersen@virgilio.it

Bandara, Kanishka Madushani
Padiyathalawa, Ampara District in Sri Lanka. Madushani is a 9-year-old girl. Have not been able to find out if she is all right. We are very worried. threecubs@efni.com

Bandara, M.
I'm looking for M.M.A. Bandara (Mannauthum Mudiyandelage Ananda Bandara), driver for Jetwing travel and Lets Travel in Sri Lanka. He lives in Kandy (Boyagama Peradeniya), but most of the time [he is] on the road. He his a good friend of [ours]. I didn't get any news since the disaster. sabine.kennel@tsr.ch

Bandara, Nimesha Udayangani
I am looking for any information about Nimesha Udayangani Bandara and her father Priyantha -- last known to be in Sri Lanka -- if you have any information, please let me know. rcohen@forbes.com

Barmoulle-Phillips, Ilka
Is there any information concerning Ilka Barmoulle-Phillips? She is French and is supposed to have been in Sri Lanka during the winter. Being a good friend of mine, I would like to know if she is missing. Please answer. I would truly appreciate it. Hoping to hear from you soon. alexa_thegreat@hotmail.com

Barth, Ulrike
I'm looking for a co-worker her name is Ulrike Barth with her daughter. ingoschleicher@yahoo.de

Bataduwa Kiringodagae, Nandana Hikkaduwa,
277 Galle Road, Sri Lanka, perhaps now living in Galle. Winniejimi_manea@hotmail.com

Balapytiage, Denesia and Pradeep
They were visiting parents for the holiday season. They both work and live in Biella, Italy. pietersen@virgilio.it Bertrand family

Benedict, Sarojini
Sarojini Benedict, her husband, children And Sarojinis, her sister were all living At Alampil Mullaitivu until Dec. 26, 2004 and to date their whereabouts is unknown. I shall be thankful for any information about them.

Bengoechea, Fernando
We know that he was swept by the waves with his friend, Nate Berkus, and then separated. Nate has been rescued but Fernando is still missing. They were in Sri Lanka at the Stardust Beach Hotel in Arugam Bay. He is 39 years old, white, 5'8", brown hair, green eyes and has braces in his teeth. Update: The family has issued a statement saying that Fernando is now presumed dead. The statement can be viewed here.

Braine, George; Roy George and wife, Fawzia
They were visiting their families in Sri Lanka. theresa.connors@mail.atu.edu

Bray, Terry
Terry Bray from Toms Lane, Kings Langley, Herts, England -- traveling with Greta, wife/partner, who is Danish originally; both over 50, white. Terry is short and has a full beard and hair cut to bottom of ears, grey, wavy. They were in Sri Lanka from December 19; not listed as found, not home, but were due to transfer to Maldives, yesterday or today, so may have continued with that plan for some reason. Please e-mail. Greta has family in Denmark, but Terry has no close family in England; so wider family may not know he went away. Thanks. pnoden01@bcuc.ac.uk

Brenda, Solangarachchi
Solangarachchi Brenda, lives with her parents. Her address is Mople Road, Katubedda, Moratuwa.

Gisela, Machuca; Molinie Bertrand Machuca
Gisela (Mexican) and Molinie Bertrand (French). Last known to be traveling in Sri Lanka. sjbevan@hotmail.com

Berger, Flory
Flory, a 3-year-old blond girl, is missing from Tangale. Her parents, Gabi Berger and Michael Noack, are out of hospital and looking desperately for her. ochandra2000@yahoo.com

Bibile, Hiranthi
I am looking to see if my friend who was travelling back to Sri Lanka to visit her family in Colombo is safe. Name: Hiranthi Bibile Age: 24 Long Black Hair, fair complexion Born: Sri Lanka, Colombo, 10.11.80 Travelled to Sri Lanka from Australia, Melbourne. Departed on December 16. sharonthomas1@bigpond.com

Brook, Steven

Brouwer, Johan; Fredje
Looking for Johan Brouwer and his friend Fredje, who are both from Amsterdam, Holland. They have been vacationing somewhere in Sri Lanka since the first of December. We have heard nothing and left messages on his phone machine in Amsterdam with no return call. davidlincoln@msn.com

Butler, Liam
Gunasekera, Upekha Liam Butler, 35, Irish, and his Sri Lankan wife, Upekha Gunasekera, 35. manu_rehani@yahoo.com

Camila, Keisha
She was in Abu-Dhabi and went to Sri-Lanka for holidays. She went with her family and has a brother also named Shehan. mmoazzamk@yahoo.com

Cathcart, Alan and family
Alan & Stella Cathcart & family. Please contact me by email. debby.bradley@emiratesteamnz.com

I am desperate to know if anyone knows if Chaminda and his family from the Sun Beach hotel in Hikkaduwa have survived. Kmjazzuk@yahoo.co.uk

Chandrasiri, M.C.
I'm hoping to find some information on the situation of a good friend, named M.C. Chandrasiri, living in Piliyandala (Mampe North). He's a driver guide for Aitken Spence, and used to work for Walker Tours. Can anyone tell me how he and his wife and children are doing? Thank you very much.
Update: His employer has confirmed to me that "Chandra" and his family are allright!

Chandrasoma, Anjala, Vidyani and Maitri
The names are Anjala Chandrasoma, Vidyani and Maitri Chandrasoma. They live in Montgomery, Alabama, but were visiting relatives in Sri Lanka in December 2004.

Chapman, Ashika
I am looking for news of my friend Ashika Chapman, her husband, Greg Chapman, and their two kids. Ashika and Greg are living in Sri Lanka. Greg works for CARE Sri Lanka. Thanks. hsu_christina@hotmail.com

Chetty, Dushan Casie
I am looking for Dushan Casie Chetty. He was my roommate for the past three years and moved back to Sri Lanka following college graduation. Many calling and wishing to hear about his status. Please respond with any news. mchristo1019@hotmail.com

Collier, Tony
I am searching for my dear friend who travelled from Hong Kong to Sri Lanka late December for Xmas holiday. He was then to return to England 1/1/05. I received e-mail 21.12.04 to say he was in Sri Lanka and having a great time. I mailed him back Xmas Eve and have been mailing and trying to phone his mobile since. I check the lists everyday of Found Brits, Airlines ect Government Depts., but still no word. His name is Tony Collier. Attractive in looks, blonde short hair, slim build, approx 5"10, age 36. If anybody has any news whatsoever I would be so grateful to hear from them. lizbunyan@ebunyan.fsnet.co.uk

Cook family
Looking for the Cook family residing in Dehiwela, Colombo. Are they OK? jenandricky@sympatico.ca

Cooray, Maneesha
My daughter has a pen pal, her name is Maneesha Cooray. She attended Sacred Heart Catholic acadamy. Her father is Catholic and her mother is Buddhist. She has one sister that is younger. We were wondering if their family was okay. Please let us know. Thank You. chickma@miller.k12.mo.us

Corea, Indiea
Looking for Indira Corea and family, who live in Colombo. Hope they are OK. narroyo@pattonboggs.com

Dahanayake, Indika
I am looking for my friend Indika Dahanayake. She flew with her husband to Sri Lanka on December 21 to visit her parents. manderson55@houston.rr.com

Dayaratne family
Mr. A.K. Dayaratne, wife, Sujeewa Gamage, and two children had gone to Hirikatiya, Samagi Pura, Dodang Pahala, Dikwella on December 24. geethani@lbn.lk

De Alwis, Kalpanee
Her name is Kalpanee De Alwis (19), she lives in Kalubowila Dehiwela in Sri Lanka, if anyone has heard anything, Please let me know, we are worried. strawberry159@hotmail.com

Deawamuni, Sewwandi
I am trying to find information on Sewwandi Deawamuni and her family. She is a little girl that I sponsor through the Christian Children's Fund of Canada.

De la Croix-Vaubois family
Looking for Paul and Stacey de la Croix-Vaubois, and their children, Jacques, Pierre and Emmanuelle. They live in Colombo. If anyone knows of their whereabouts, please assure us of their safety. Thank you. God bless.
Update: The Paul de la Criox-Vaubois family is safe! Thank you so much!

Delgoda, Dananjaya and family
We are urgently looking for information concerning Dananjaya Delgoda and his family from Akurala. They manage the Sea Spray Terrace Guesthouse on Galle Road in Akurala, Sri Lanka. We haven't heard from him ever since the disaster happened and do not succeed getting in contact with them. Does anyone have information about the family? pimnijssen@freeler.nl

De Rosario family
Mr. Francis (62), Mrs. Indrani (60), Mr. Roshan (14), Ms. Muriel (15), Ms. Thilini (10) De Rosairo and Mr. Edmond Abeyweera (around 80-85), address: Hallawawatte, Gurubebila, Weligama. Ashan.Fernando@lk.standardchartered.com

D'Silva family
I am searching for my friends, Gianna, Steve, Scott and Lisa D'Silva, who are in Sri Lanka visiting family and friends. The D'Silvas live in Sydney, Australia. If anyone has any information on them, I would appreciate your sending me an e-mail.

De Silva family
I want to find information about my batchmate Ushan De Silva's family in Hikkaduwa. Ushan lives in New Zealand and his mother and brother live in Hikkaduwa very close to the beach. Hope and pray that they are fine. Please let me know if anyone knows about them.

De Silva, Ajith
I'm looking for the whereabouts of Ajith De Silva. Please e-mail any info. He lives in Gintota, Galle. connie3714@yahoo.com

De Silva, Carmen And Kirthi
I´m looking for my aunt and uncle. I only know that they were visiting family and friends in Sri Lanka. They sent me a post on Dec. 15 telling that they were in Kandy. Their names are Carmen Regueiro de Silva and Kirthi de Silva Wisejundera.

De Silva, Don and Gunawardhana family
Don DeSilva and Gunawardhana family of Park Road, Colombo. I'm worried about you. I hope that you are OK. I've tried to call and could not get through. jan.cerny@maritz.com

de Silva, H. Sunethra
Please, I am looking for H. Sunethra de Silva. The last known address was Railway Road in Akurala-Kahawa. She is about 42 years old. If you know something about her or her family, please send me a message.

De Silva, Harin
I am looking for Harin De Silva, Male about mid 20s. He's a native of Sri Lanka. Any information is helpful.

De Silva, Harsha and Janeke
I am seeking any information on Harsha and Janeke De Silva. They lived in Colombo. He is an economist. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Update: I saw on your site that Michael Herfkens was looking for my information and also of Janaki's. We are fine. Thank you Michael and Jenny.

DeSilva, Hiranthi
Hiranthi deSilva traveled to Sri Lanka (exact destination unknown) to visit her parents, departing her home in Rockville, Maryland, approximately on December 23. She was accompanied by her husband and two young children. She is a native of Sri Lanka. I'm not sure of the spelling, but her husband's name is Prad Pareira. Daughter is Amani Pareira. aronian@att.com

De Silva, Ivor and Maurine
Please help us locate Professor Ivor de Silva and his wife, Maurine, who have been visiting family and friends in Sri Lanka since December 18. We have no contact information there. Friends and colleagues at Massasoit Community College are very worried. We have already contacted the U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Colombo. Many thanks. cajemian@massasoit.mass.edu or Kitcarol@aol.com

De Silva, K. Chandra
We want information about K. Chandra Sena de Silva. He was a popular tour guide working out of the Triton Hotel in Ahungalla. We wish to know his situation and that of his three children and wife. If anyone can help please e-mail. I would be very grateful. carolwade@dsl.pipex.com

De Silva, Kamal, Chandima and Sithari
Looking for Kamal De Silva, Chandima De Silva and Sithari De Silva, 6. Kamal is missing a leg due to a mine. He was driving a three-weeler in the environment of Triton Hotel. mova@pandora.be

De Silva, Lalinka
Any news of Lalinka De Silva, who attended Prendergast Nursery and her mum and dad, both doctors at Withybush Hospital, Haverfordwest South Wales.They returned to Sri Lanka last year. Praying they are safe. heathercharles_wales@yahoo.co.uk

De Silva, Lasantha Lakittha and Sisil
I am trying to find Lasantha Lakittha De Silva and his friend Sisil De Silva. Dear friends of ours, living in Siripathi Road, Aluwamodama. Beach boys that used to hang out on the beach at Beruwela.

De Silva, Majula
I am looking for Majula De Silva, lives in Koggala, south of Sri Lanka, almost behind the Koggala Beach Hotel and the railway station. ladybird.vanbakel@12move.nl

De Silva, Manimeldura
I want to learn of Manimeldura (Sampath) De Silva's well-being. Graduated as Ph.D. in engineering from University of South Florida May 2004, returned to Colombo, Sri Lanka, with wife and three young children. Please have him contact us in Water Resources at USF. Thanks. reneed@eng.usf.edu

DeSilva, Patricia and Vinodh
We are desperate to find out about Patricia and Vinodh DeSilva of Unawatuna. They are owners of the Unawatuna Beach Resort. Also any information about the Piyadasa family of Unawatuna would be so welcome. Thank you. kenorjude@yahoo.com

De Silva, Saman and Champa
Saman de Silva, male, 36 years old, architect. He worked in Rome (Italy) in November 2004 at ICCROM. Champa de Silva, Saman's wife. Champa is a children's doctor. They have a son of approximately 1 and a half years. They live south from Colombo but Saman has worked mainly in Galle. They are/were meant to come to Wales (UK) by the end of January 2005, as Champa will start a course at a hospital for her specialization. I have tried to contact them by e-mail and mobile number, but no answer. Please help me in tracing them. ac52@york.ac.uk

De Silva, Siri
Looking for update from Dr. Siri DeSilva. Are you OK? The Emergency Department Staff at UPMC, St. Margaret Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, are worried about you, praying for you, your family, and the people of your homeland. We love you, Siri. gorshan@aol.com

De Silva, S-Sudarshana Manjula
I am desperately seeking information about S-Sudarshana Manjula De Silva (Ronnie), who lives and works in Beruwela. His address is Hettimula, nr Galle Road, Beruwela. clive@anstonsheffield.co.uk

De Silva Thalik and Gethani Nelun
I am desperately seeking information of the whereabouts of my dear friends Thalik and Gethani Nelun De Silva and family, of Moragalla, near Beruwela. sandysimpson@ntlworld.com

De Silva, Ujithasiri. D.
I would like to trace D. Ujithasiri de Silva of Hotel Road, Paratharakaya, Kosgoda. ruth.crawford1@ntlworld.com

De Silva, Uthtara
I am looking for my pen friend, Uthtara De Silva, who lives in Matara. I haven't heard from her for some time and I am worried about her recent situation. I would just like to know that she is alive and well.

De Zoysa, Chamila Indika
Chamila Indika De Zoysa, Gall Road, Ahungalla, Welikanha, Srí Lanka

De Zoysa, Natasha
I am looking for a college friend who is home in Sri Lanka for the Christmas break with her family. Her name is Natasha De Zoysa. I met her while studying in Australia, where she still goes to school. I got an e-mail from her on Christmas Day, but I have not been able to reach her by phone or e-mail since. Thank you for your help. Lacristine25@hotmail.com

De Zoysa, Nelson and Rosa
I am looking for Nelson and Rosa De Zoysa of St Sebastian Road, Katukurunda, Kalutara.

De Zoysa, Rathnasiri
Rathnasiri de Zoysa from Kosgoda, Sri Lanka. Does anyone have any information about Rathnasiri de Zoysa and his family? Rathnasiri lives in Kosgoda and ran a small and basic (but wonderful) beach restaurant called the "Lagoon View Restaurant", it is situated about 300mtrs up the beach from the Kosgoda Beach Resort. Rathnasiri had a bad leg and walked with a limp, he used to walk up and down the beach looking for customers. Rathnasiri and his family welcomed us into their home when we were in Sri Lanka and made our holiday perfect. I am very worried about them and want to help. lcole67@aol.com

Devi, Marsala and Stephanie
I am looking for information on Devi Tredriani, Marsala Adriani and Stephanie Salim, and their families. noellemyers@hotmail.com

Dharmadasa, W.
My uncle (Mr. W. Dharmadasa, 59) who went to the Sunday fair in Hambantota is missing since Dec. 26. We have searched everywhere. We hope he might alive. If found please send me information.

Dickman, Barbara
Lives in Gangodawila, Nugegoda. hajk72@hotmail.com

Di Domenico, Thea
I am seeking information of my pen friend of 40 years, she lives at 4th Cross Street, Matara. Her name is Thea di Domenico. I am also concerned because I have not received a birthday card in November or a Christmas card. She is in her 70s and lives alone. She has a sister in Colombo, but I do not have her address. Any information concerning Thea will be gratefully received. I will write to her, but it will take some time for the post to get through in view of the disaster. davidattwood@flashmail.com

Dissanayake, Chanishka Dulmini
I am looking for Chanishka Dulmini Dissanayake whose family lives in Sri Lanka. We just graduated from college together and she always goes home for the holidays to visit her family. Any information will be greatly appreciated. gribblev@earthlink.net

Dissanayake, Dammika and Saraja
I would like to know if my friends Dammika and Saraja Dissanayake survived the tsunami. I hope they are alright. They live in Polgasowata.

Dissanayake, Rukshan and Salinga
I am looking for Rukshan and Salinga Dissanayake and their two children. Last heard from them on the 24/12/04. Home address: Madinnagoda Road, Rajagiriya.
Update: I have found that Rukshan and Salinga Dissanayake and their children are safe and unharmed at home.

Doole, Quraisha
Does anybody know Quraisha Doole? She has since got married so she might have a different surname which I don't know. She lives in Malabe and is a friend of mine and I would like to know if she is safe and well.

Drinkwater, Peter; Topping, Deborah
Has anyone heard from these people? sian.foster@bettysandtaylors.co.uk

Dru, Jayatilaka
Dr. Dru (Druri) Jayatilaka (in his 30s) is a doctor in NYC and was with his father, George, Mother and sister (from LA, CA area)in Sri Lanka for Christmas. We have called his cell phone and parents' home phone, no answer or change to their message. Dru's father, George, is a director of a hospital in the LA area. Has anyone heard anything about this family. Please respond, we are desperate to hear how Dru and his family is. katokatie@aol.com

Du, Linda and Wu, Zhongchao
They arrived in Delhi, India, on December 15. In the last two weeks we do not have any info from them. We know that they may go to Sri Lanka during this tourism, which increases our worry substantially. xiong_huang@hotmail.com

Edirisinghe, Dinal
I am looking for my good friend Dinal Edirisinghe. Dinal is a student of both Royal College, Colombo, in Sri Lanka and the University of Notre Dame in the U.S. Dinal is 22-23 years old, stocky build, with glasses and an offset left eye. It is believed that Dinal was visiting his family in Sri Lanka over the winter break from Notre Dame. MichelleLFitzgerald@yahoo.com

Ederisinghe, Ishani
I am looking for my friend, Ishani Ederisinghe. She traveled to Sri Lanka for Christmas to visit family. She is 33 years old. I would appreciate any information. Thank you. kadnchelly@yahoo.com

Elapata, Naren
Looking for Naren Elapata, a resident of Colombo, Sri Lanka. Height: 6'; weight: 170 pounds; balding; had face surgery done to remove burn scar; has moustache; speaks English. Sweetiesmart6@aol.com

El-Shamy, Lyla
I'm concerned about my friend, Lyla El-Shamy. I am not sure if she was in Sri Lanka last or India or someplace else at this point. kellyxn@yahoo.com

Emch, Premetilaka and Budikamadoshanka
Budikamadoshanka Emch, 15, and Premetilaka Emch, 35, living in Galle, Sri Lanka. The first is my son and the second is my husband. Since I live in Lebanon, I can't contact them. I've been trying for five days without any response. biba_d@hotmail.com

Falck, Martina
We are looking for Martina Falck who is originally from Germany. She was last known to be living in Sri Lanka. Her father's name is Carl Borgmeir.
Update: Please remove Martina Falck's name from your list. She has been located and is fine. Thank you very much.

Farhan, Mohamed B.
Mohamed B. Farhan, from Ramadana Rd, Beruwala.

Felix, Galiker
Mr Galiker Felix, age 42, 1.88m tall, blue eyes, brown hair. mjvallender@aol.com

Ferdinand, Ivan
Looking for any info on Dr. Ivan Ferdinand and family from Medagoda, Matara, Sri Lanka.

Fernandez family
Looking for Percy, Lidia, Sean, Avine, Minet Fernandez. Residents of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Visiting relatives in Sri Lanka. Arrived around December 6. tammyl@markel.ca

Fernandez, George and Queency
I am seeking information about Dr. George Fernandez, his wife, Queency, and their two adult children, Rayma and Ryan. Dr. Fernandez is a faculty member of the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources at the University of Nevada in Reno. Any information you can provide will be greatly appreciated. God bless all of you. lwong@cabnr.unr.edu

Fernando family
I want to know about my friends Pincity Fernando, from Sri Lanka, his wife, Reyna Fernando, [who] is from Honduras, and their two daughters, Nicole and Rachel Fernando. rbarrios@bancafe.com.gt

Fernando, Alex
Lives in Negombo. baf@bsl.co.uk

Fernando, Anoma
Geethundani Anoma Geethundani Fernando is retired from Army. She is a divorcee lives in Kaahchikade with her school going daughter.

Fernando, Charminie
Her name is Charminie Fernando. She lives in Ambalangoda. She has a brother with the last name of Fernando who lives in Colombo. She is ill, diabetic and with poor eyesight. She is 60 years old.

Fernando, Jude
From Negombo. He worked at the Kosgoda beach resort in Kosgoda. dept@netplus.ch

Fernando, Karl
I am a good friend of Karl Fernando. I am looking for the Fernando family who are from Melbourne, Australia. Karl, 16, and his mother and father. Left Australia on December 11. moowa98@hotmail.com

Fernando, Keerthi
I am looking for Mr. Keerthi Fernando, who went to Sri Lanka in mid-December. He works in Vancouver, British Columbia. jnkscott@freespace.net

Fernando, Nimesh Rio
I am looking for my pen pal Nimesh Rio Fernando. We have been pen pals for a year or so and I am really worried about his safety.

Fernando, Nishi
We seek information on Nishi Fernando; he lives in Dehiwela Sri Lanka. mamschoen@aol.com

Fernando, Peter A.
I have a good friend who last year returned to Sri Lanka, his name is Peter A. Fernando. I was hoping that someone could help me find out if he was OK.

Fernando, Rajitha
Looking for Rajitha Fernando and family of Kalutara North. He has two sisters and one older brother. Older brother studied in the U.S. (NYC) and the other married sister lived in Ratnapura; the other sister lived at home. Met them when staying in Sri Lanka with AFS in 1983. We lived not too far from the beach, and a smaller beach hotel that was up the road and near the beach. Thank you. cpaisano@aol.com

Fernando, Tiru
Tiru Fernando, age 51, former BYU golfer, lived at Alexandra Place, Colombo 7, Sri Lanka. Mother's name is Pam and her brother is Pria. Lived with the Simmons family in Utah from 1976-79.

Fernando, Tiru
51, female, 5'1 150lbs, rose tatoo on lower leg. monishot@hotmail.com

Finch, Darren J.
I'm still looking for my 30-year-old friend, Darren J, Finch, somewhere in Sri Lanka. Around 5'11", slim build, brown hair.
Update: Darren J. Finch has been found safe and well ... best of luck to you all.

Fischer, Ingebort
Mrs. Ingebort Fisher, 77, short brownish-blond hair, 5'4" 125-135lbs, wears glasses. Mrs. Fischer is German, but speaks perfect English. She was in Sri Lanka visiting one of the resorts that specializes in homeopathic treatments.

Fitzgerald, Millicent Elizabeth
We are trying to trace our friend and neighbor, Millicent Elizabeth Fitzgerald, also known as Millie, from Highbury, London. She is 61 years old and has been in Sri Lanka visiting family since the 1st December. She has been in telephone contact prior to the 26/12 and has sent a postcard featuring a picture of Bentota but have heard nothing since the tsunami struck. katemoves@hotmail.com

Flowers, E.
The person I am trying to find is E. Flowers. I don't know her first name except that it starts with an E. Ms. Flowers is my biology teacher in high school. No one from my high school can get in touch with her and we know that she was on the part of Sri Lanka where the tsunami hit hard. We have no idea if she is alive or not. She is 25 years old, with light skin, brown hair and green eyes. She is my favorite teacher and I really learned a lot from her. If you know anything please tell me so I can let the people at my school know. Thank you. purplestar82004@yahoo.com

Fonseka, Aparna
Am looking for my friend, Aparna Fonseka. She left at the beginning of the summer and went home to Sri Lanka. She has family that lived here but they moved and I have no way of contacting her. She was supposed to come back for college but she might have stayed in Sri Lanka. Please, if you have any information on where she is or how to find her, contact me please. sweetcinnamon1816@yahoo.com

Fonseka, Jamila
I am looking for Jamila Fonseka. She and I are colleagues at [the U.S.] Centers for Disease Control. She went to Sri Lanka to visit family over the holidays and we have no word on her or her family. Her brother lives in England, and I do not know if they also were in Sri Lanka. wking40dd@aol.com

Fonseka, Xiasavanh and Pradeepa
I am looking for my sister Xiasavanh and her husband, Pradeepa Fonseka. I haven't been able to get ahold of them for a while. I just wanted to make sure they are still OK. pheng75@msn.com

Fonseka, Xaisavanh "Cindy", Pradeepa, Binari
I am looking for my cousin Xaisavanh "Cindy", her husband, Pradeepa, and daughter, Binari. Cindy is approximately 4'11" to 5'0", fair-skinned, and of Laotian ancestry. Cindy moved to Sri Lanka with her husband and child from Elk Grove, California (United States)in late 2002. If anyone has any information on their whereabouts and condition, please write me. danabounthavy@comcast.net

Fouz, Fazil
Looking for Fazil Fouz of Chrysolite, 70a Colombo Road, Kaluwella, Galle. Been trying for days to trace Fazil. I know he also has residences in Colombo and has a brother who went to university in England. You may have bought some jewelry from him or his family in Galle or Horizon Hotel in Koggolla. em2@ukonline.co.uk

Fraser, Rishantha
I have not heard from my friend Rishantha Fraser and her family. They went to visit her family in Sri Lanka for the Holidays. c_mooreman@msn.com

Gamaga, Sheela
Trying to reach Sheela Gamaga of Negombo, Sri Lanka. Phone calls do not go through. Please contact me so I can know she is OK. trishbetz@mail.com

Gamalathge, Jayantha
Very eager for any information about my friend Jayantha Gamalathge whose address is 112 Old Negombo Road in Ja-Ela, a town about 48 km north of Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka. Have been calling for the past week but have not been able to contact him. orion6@ramccoy.net

Ganasegaran, Tharani
Tharani Ganasegaran, Mannar.

Ganeshalingham family
Information needed for Lawrence, Diane, Thavey and Adam Ganeshalingam. fred@apsimtech.com

Ganeshamoorthy family
Seeking information about Ganeshamoorthy family, believed to be living in or around Kollupituja (Majula or Sambasivam). puddles@shoal.net.au

Gardiner, Scott
The name of my friend is Scott Gardiner. His nationality is New Zealand. Age about 35. The last thing we heard was that he was staying in Hikkaduwa. Since then nobody has heard of him. Hope you can bring us some good news. jwg@vlissingen.nl

Gerard, Clarelle
I am looking for my syster Clarelle Gérard. She was born June 13, 1972, in France. I haven't heard any news from her since December 26. Thanks for helping.

Girardo, Eric
I am looking for a friend from France who had a tourist resort in Sri Lanka. His name is Eric Girardo. a.guinsbourg@imail.be

Gittings, David
Sinhadeewaragama, Koggala, Habaraduwa. The owner of a new hotel just opened. howard@ohboyd.com

Gonidiva, Padinami
I am looking for my doctor, (G) Padinami Gonidiva, [who lives] on the west coast. bmg2000@bellsouth.com

Goonawardhana, Maduka
My friend went on holiday with his family to Sri Lanka, his name is Maduka Goonawardhana. I desperately want to know if he and his family are OK. His older brother is Danuka and he has a younger sister. His parents are also there visiting family.

Goonetileke, Malim and Charmo
Of Suvisuddharama Road, Colombo 6. E-mails have not been replied to. mathews@pc.jaring.my

Goonewardena, Nihal and Anula
I am looking for information about Nihal and Anula Goonewardena (65-70 years old) and their two sons and their families. They own a coconut plantation by a tiny river between Colombo and Galle. Location: Saman, Yuana, Thalawathugouda, Battaramulla. Their Swedish friend from Stockholm, Leni Müller, wants to know if they are safe. Thank you! marianne.s.persson@tele2.se

Gordon, Vinod
Hoping to hear that Vinod Gordon is safe and well. Any news is really appreciated. kmorris@libero.it

Gotuaco, Fursey
I am looking for any information on my good friend Fursey Gotuaco and his wife, Jen. They were apparently vacationing in Sri Lanka when the tsunami hit. They are both educators in the Birdville Independent School District. Any information would be appreciated. nineyardslong@hotmail.com

Graham, Steve
Traveling with a friend whose first name is Yoshi. jtompkin32000@yahoo.com

Gross, Jorg
We are searching for my wife's cousin who was last seen in Sri Lanka. He is a German citizen, speaks a little English; approximately 6'2" or 3", long blond hair, 33 years old, weighs about 80-85 kg. His name is Jorg Gross and he was with his fiancee on vacation.

Gunasekera, Dharshanie
My family and I are desperately seeking any information regarding the safety and whereabouts of my daughter Dharshanie Gunasekera, aged 27. She is a civilian being held by the LTTE since Sept. 29, 1998 following the missing of a domestic flight in Sri Lanka. Following the tsunami tragedy we have been struggling to cope with the stress and strain of not knowing if she is ok. The government of Sri-Lanka have little information from LTTE controlled areas.

Gunasekera, Yukthi
He was my roommate from college. I have e-mailed him but have not heard back. I know he was living in Sri Lanka when this disaster hit. Thanks! webb_john@bellsouth.net and abscameron@excite.com

Gunawardmana, C.M. (Cally)
I would be grateful for any information on the behalf of my mum and step dad. They visited Sri Lanka last year and made very good friends with their tour guide. His name is C.M. Gunawardmana (known to them as Cally) and he on Old Kottawa Road, Mirihana Nugegoda. He worked from many hotels and they met him at the Club Palm Garden Beruwela. nicoleronnieclark@blueyonder.co.uk

Gunawardena, Manori
Looking for Manori Gunawardena and family. I knew her in 1991 at University of Southern Colorado in Pueblo, Colorado. She then went to Oregon to finish school. I believe she and her family are from around Colombo. Any word would be great.

Gunesekara, Sena and family
Seeking information about Sena Gunesekara and family living in Matara, Sri Lanka. b2burton@bellsouth.net

Gunathunnga, Ma Amal Presanna
We met this family last year, he works as a tailor in a small shop very near the beach. Wonder how he and his wife and small daughter are. Their address is Beach side, Moragalla, Bearuwalla. Wonder too if anyone knows about the staff at the nearby Eden Hotel in particular Ann the house keeper.

Gunatilake, Lakshmi Kumari
I have been trying to contact a friend called Mrs. Lakshmi Kumari Gunatilake. She works for the Central Bank of Sri Lanka as a Director of Non-Bank Financial Institutions. I wish to know whether she is safe.

Haleem, Anusha
Anusha Haleem has been my pen pal since 4th or 5th grade. The last know address I have for her is 47, Zavia Lane, Mattakkuliya, Colombo 15, Sri Lanka. This is her madien name and her parents' home address. Any information about her or her families' whereabouts or status would be greatly appreciated. rpayne8@triad.rr.com

Halik, Azha
I am seeking information on my penfriend, Azha Halik, 20. She lives in Maradana Road, Beruwalaq, Sri Lanka. apwalden85@yahoo.com.au

Hamzeh, Emil
Emir Hamzeh, DOB: 10-21-1995, AGE: 9, SEX: Male, PARENTS: Nabil and Gada Hamzeh. Traveling with parents in Sri Lanka. I am his third grade teacher and I am desperate to hear something. He was supposed to return Jan. 10 to school and he is not here. No one knows anything.

Happ, Heidi, Annabel and Phoebe
I am concerned about Heidi Happ, Annabel Happ (age 3) and phoebe Happ (age 13). As far as I know they were on the west coast of Sri Lanka. I have already found the husband Stefan Happ on a list of found people, but I am concerned about the others and have no way of contacting Stefan because he is not home yet.

Hemaratna, A.; A. Suselawathi, G. Kamalratna and A. Yasawathie
Looking for relatives living in Galle, Sri Lanka. These are their names: A. Hemaratna, A. Suselawathi, G. Kamalratna and A. Yasawathie. zharake@hotmail.com

Herath family
Please, any information about Sam, Danette, Adrian (5) and Julian (2) Herath. Visiting Sri Lanka and Sam's family.

Hettiyakandage, Ravindu Fernando; Gordon, Vinod
I'm looking for Mr. Ravindu Fernando Hettiyakandage from Colombo and Mr. Vinod Gordon from Kandy. I hope to hear from you soon. leenavaan@hotmail.com

Hewawasam, Charles
Searching for information regarding our dear friend and former pastor, Father Charles Hewawasam. He is the administrator of Our Lady of Matara Shrine in Sri Lanka. prmcduck@sbcglobal.net

Hillgroove, Kelly

Hunt, Brian and Sarah
I am looking for information on my work colleague and his wife. Their names are Brian Hunt and Susan Hunt, they were on holiday in the northern part of Sri Lanka and were due to return to the UK on Jan. 6. I would appreciate any info on there whereabouts and if they are safe. Thanks. noel.davies2@btconnect.com

Hussein, Mohammed and Shanaz
Jewellers and friends, formerly of the Ramada Renaissance in Colombo. clothogfgold@verizon.net

Indika, Oshan
Oshan Indika has permanent Australian Residency. He was celebrating a family wedding in Sri Lanka over this time. All his work friends are very concerned for his safety. Any help would be appreciated very much. lisa.capicchiano@ozonline.com.au

Jacob, Thavamalar
I am looking for my wife's aunt who lived in Kalmunai.

James, Cindy and Prassad
Seeking informtion of friends Cindy and Prassad James and daughter Natasha who live in Shanghai, China, possibly visiting family in Colombo, Sri Lanka for Christmas.

Janaki, Prasantha
And her family, living in Matara.

Jarvis, Pat; Barry Leonards
Looking for Pat Jarvis & Barry Leonards devans1737@ntlworld.com

Jayarathna, Judy, Lakmal, Duminda And Sumanarathna, E.D
Any info on: Jayarathna, Judy in Balapitiya; Lakmal, Duminda in Darga Town; Sumanarathna, E.D. in Beruwala. pascal_clausse@salomon-sports.com

Jayasekara family
Jayasekara family of Kandewatta Terrace Nugegoda. Friends in Reading, England, are anxious for news, especially of 9-year-old Devinie. june@hardcastlej.fsnet.co.uk

Jayasinghe family
I am looking for my baby father his name is Ranjith Vertram Jayasinghe and his mother her name is Doreen Nuriel Jayasinghe and father name is Brian Joshua Ranjith DOB: 7-13-1968 Adress atubadda Moratuwa. akblue281@aol.com

Jayasoma, H and family
They live in Waulagoda, Hikkaduwa.
Update: Have made contact today, they are all fine. Thank you for your assistance.

Jayasuriya, Lalith, Kanthi and family
The Jayasuriya Family live in a village called Medagampitiya just outside Gampaha in West Sri Lanka. I am terribly concerned for them as I know the area was affected. They are Lalith and Kanthi, parents and three children, Randi, 12, Dilshan, 10, Threema, 9. I stayed with the family for six months and they were like parents to me. Please help. indigo_9_1@yahoo.com

Jayasuriya, Priyanka, Shaniya and Asini
Looking for Priyanka Jayasuriya (28), Shaniya Jayasuriya (28) and Asini Tihari Jayasuriya (8 months).

Jayatilaka, Rohan
We are looking for any information on Rohan Jayatilaka. He lives at 99 Rosemead Place, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Update: Thank you!! The children of Rohan Jayatilaka received great news on New Year's Day. They were able to talk to their father and he is well. Thank you for all your help!!! Our thoughts are with you all.

Jayawickrama, Heshani
Looking for Heshani Jayawickram, 17 years old, tall and slim build, from Thalawathagoda, Sri Lanka. pleb17@hotmail.com

Jaywickrama, Neeta
We are trying to find out about Neeta Jaywickrama and her family of Lanka, Galhena Road, Beruwala, Sri Lanka. raymason@zajil.net

Jeyarajan, T.
My friend T. Jeyarajan, his friends call him Jeya, he is 25 years old, and goes to Eastern University, he is a senior this year, looking to graduate with a degree in communications. His mailing address is M.P.K. Road, Chenkalady. We have not heard from him since the tsunami. We usually correspond by e-mail. I don't know if it is because the communications are down, or if something has happened to him and his family. We are very worried. If any one knows or can get word to him, please let us know if he is ok. Does anyone know if Chenkalady was badly hit by the earthquake and tsunami?? Any information would be greatly appreciated.

Jiffrey, Amina and Namasivayam, Kalaimathy
I am looking for two of my friends from the University of Peradeniya (graduated 1995). Amina Jiffrey is from Sainthamaruthu Batticaloa, Eastern Province. Her husband is an announcer at Sri Lankan Rupavahini corporation. His name is A.R.M Jiffrey. My other friend is from Karativu, Eastern Province. Her name is Kalaimathy Namasivayam and she is married to Siva with two kids. She was teaching at Karaitivu Maha Vidyalayam with two other known gentlemen, Ceylon--Illankainathan and Kiri.

Johansson, Karin
Looking for a cousin. Karin Johansson from Sweden who was working in Sri Lanka until April of 2005. Just yesterday we received a Christmas card from Karin telling us of how much she loves working in the warm climate among the very friendly people of SriLanka. Please, if you can find her, let us know.

Johnston, Becky; Reid, James
We would like any information about Becky Johnston and James Reid on holiday in Sri Lanka. swilcock@btopenworld.com

Josep, Feethan
Moorthy Kapugamage is looking for his mother: Feethan Josep. She is 59 years old. azc.delfzijl@vwpg.nl

Joseph, Kevin Rubbish
We are looking for a friend named Kevin Rubbish Joseph. He is 27 years old, about 5'5", dark curly hair and medium built. shescott17@yahoo.com

Kalauff, Alam
Alam Kalauff. I am looking for a buddy who moved back to Colombo to take care of his family's business. He was living in Baltimore, Maryland. He has many people worried, if you have any information please let me know. roland.herrera@na.amedd.army.mil

Kalubuwilia, Dinesh
My friend Dinesh Kalubuwilia was supposed to have gone home to Sri Lanka to visit family. We believe his girlfriend, Natascha Geral, was with him. We have tried for days to reach him by phone in France, where he currently resides, but no luck. We are unsure if he left before or after the tsunami hit. I do not know in what area his family lives, but I am very worried about him and Natascha. If anyone happens to know anything, please let me know. mmetheresa@yahoo.com

Kalyani, Kalyani
I am looking for information on my friend Kalyani Kalyani and her family who live in Auradhapura. I pray they are safe and all their families. My thoughts are with everyone whom this tragedy has affected.

Kamalarasan, Ratnam
Looking for Ratnam Kamalarasan (Jerome). Born December 12, 1971. Lavina, Sri Lanka. Affiliated with Calvary Church, Pastor Leslie J. Mathews. ronbj@hotmail.com

Kanagaratnam family
Desperately seeking word of Kanagaratnam family. My friend, Theya, went to Sri Lanka prior to Christmas to visit her mother and family. There is also a brother in south India, a brother in Utah and a sister in Maryland. Have any of you heard from Theya and her mother?
Update: My friend Theya Kanagaratnam and her mom and brother are safe! Finally got in touch with her brother in Utah who reports they are all well.

Kandasamy, Indu
Has been holidaying in Sri Lanka. xx_omnicom@hotmail.com

Kariyawasame, Osada
Osada Kariyawasame, age one-and-a-half, missing in Galle. J. Kariyawasame, age 59, missing in Galle.

Karunaratna, Kanchana
Work colleague named Kanchana Karunaratna. Born in Sri Lanka -- now living in Australia. Left Perth approximately December 22 with relatives to visit Sri Lanka. barbarao_neill@hotmail.com

Karunaratne, Chandrika
The missing person is Mrs Chandrika Karunaratne who is the mother of three kids. She has been last seen close to her house in the water at Urawatta, Ambalangoda, Sri Lanka. She is my niece. pwije@hotmail.com

Katadige, Dhrmasire-Subasilgha and Nipuna Deshan Subasilgha
We would like to have information about the following persons: Dhrmasire-Subasilgha Katadige and Nipuna Deshan Subasilgha Katadige. They live in Tissamaharama Kawantissa Pura. wadihmrad@dm.net.lb

Kathirkamh family; Ganam family; Thampirjah family
A Sri Lankan friend of mine has no news from his family of fishermen living in the area of Jaffna. Names : Kathirkamh, Ganam, Thampirjah. Thank you for your help. robert.rey3@wanadoo.fr

How is the situation inside Galle's Fort? I'm worried about Mr Kodhikara, who ran a Guest House with roughly the same name. Also the people from Weltevreden Guest House, nearby.

Kularatne, Upali
Please help me to find my classmate Upali Kularatne, who is working at Lanka Salt Ltd., at Palatupana, Hambantota. After the tsunami I could not get any message from him. shanthasa@hotmail.com

Kulasiri, Rajitha
I am trying to locate Rajitha Kulasiri a friend who lives in Galle. I have had no news since the tsunami.

Kumarawardu family
I am looking for the Kumarawadu family who live in Seenigama/Hikkaduwa. primal3000@hotmail.com

Kumari, Sanjeenani Nadisani
I'm trying to locate my sponsored child, Sanjeenani Nadisani Kumari of Uswetakeiyawa, Sri Lanka. She is with the Christian Foundation for Children and Aging.
Update: Please remove Sanjeenani Kumari from the missing person's list. Through use of your Web site I did receive valuable information which leads me to believe she's probably OK. Thank you for providing this wonderful service!

Kuruppu, Chinthaka
I am looking for Chinthaka Kuruppu and family. I'm not sure where in Sri Lanka they live, but I would like to know that they are safe. If anyone has information please e-mail me. Thank you! lbionda@hotmail.com

Knill, John and Jackie
John and Jackie Knill, Caucasian in early 50s. Jackie is 5'6" with shoulder-length brown hair. John is 5'9" with salt and pepper hair. Canadians. Last seen in Khao Lak on Christmas Day. marcusmosely@shaw.ca

Kodikara family
I am trying to locate my family. My husband's name is Ranasingha Weerakkodi Pradeep Pyasanna Kumara. They are from Geool and work in Thalgaswala. rit_chi@yahoo.com

Kohl, Fritz; Jessen, Beate
Both are Germans and living in Munich. Fritz is 52, 185 cm, and has brown hair; Beate is 45, 180 cm, and has red hair. They are individual tourists in Sri Lanka, probably in the south.
Update: Fritz Kohl and Beate Jessen both arrived in good health. They escaped as they decided to make a trip to the Sri Lanka highlands they day before the tsunami came. What a wonderful decision.

Kotelawala, Ananda and family
I'm looking for my friend Ananda Kotelawala and his family. He is a tourist guide and lives in Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. sighigo@tin.it

Kumara, Depthi
We search for any information about our friend Depthi Kumara who lives with his family in Dodanduwa (Wele Kanda) in Sri Lanka. He works at the International Diving Center in Hikkaduwa. We would be grateful for any information about him, his family or situation in his village. suzy_gogy@hotmail.com

Kumara, Hasitha Prasath
Please help finding child 8 years old, Hasitha Prasath Kumara, mother Pathma, Christian Childrens Fund sponsored child, Bosath project 2819, P.O. box Colombo, Sri Lanka. starilene@yahoo.com

Kumara, S. Perdeep Indika
S. Perdeep Indika Kumara, Galle Road, Awariwatta, Moragalle, Beruwala. 30 years old, three little children, wife, working as a tourist guide mostly at Hotel Swanee. hippocampus2003@web.de

Kumare, Jayamini
I am looking for my Sri Lankan friends, Jayamini Udaya Kumare, Sujeewa Malshanthi and their family in Ahangama. lbouma@wanadoo.nl

Kurupu family; Seriwadene family
Searching for news of Domika and Kamani Kurupu and family living in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Also Laksman (Lucky) Seriwadene and family of the same area. Prayers to the Buddha for their safety. ltcri@yahoo.com

Kusumawathie, Mathes Hewage
Looking for info on Ms. Mathes Hewage Kusumawathie, Identity Card 50 554 2592 V. Her date of birth given 1950-02-23. Last address given is No 62 Akurassa Road, Dewata, Galle, Sri Lanka. Kusumatie worked at my in-laws & took wonderful care of my father-in-law during his illness. Just hope someone can help with some news. Thank you. malathi_jayaram@hotmail.com

Kutlak, Jozef
Looking for Jozef Kutlak from Slovakia. bjabloncik@yahoo.com.au

Lahir, Mahrouza and Sam
They run a small shop just under the lighthouse on Utrecht Bastion in Galle, paulstr@planet.nl

Lakmal, P.D. Ranga Dzmuthu
I want to know what happened with my friend. He was working in Riverina Hotel in Beruwala and his name is P.D. Ranga Dzmuthu Lakmal. miramar_se@yahoo.se

Lakmal, Vilag
Trying to locate Vilag Lakmal and his family from Moraglla, Beruwala, and any member of the Dapandurage family from the Matugama area. decimaw@aol.com

Lamahewa, Premesiri
Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka. sallywade@earthlink.net

Laneroole, Maxwell Neville John
Maxwell Neville John Lanerolle, 40 years old from Kandy. crestie@hotmail.com

Langer, Erez
I am looking for Erez Langer and his friend Eddie. They are from Israel. I don't know if they are OK. candiacheson@yahoo.co.za

Langeveld, Jos
Missing, my brother, Jos Langeveld, and his wife, Shiranie Boellaard. ... Both families did not hear from them after the tsunami. All information is welcome.
Update: My brother Jos Langeveld and his wife, Shiranie Boellaard, from Habaraduwa, were found alive and rather well. We are very glad.

Lankage, Ranidu
Ranidu Lankage. He is my friend from school and he is also a big time pop star in Sri Lanka. I emailed him and haven't heard from him yet. nicholas.campbell@yale.edu

Lasantha, Weerasinghe
I'm concerned about Mr. Weerasinghe Megahawattage Lasantha, born on August 30, 1972. His last known address is Siddeniyawatta, Palalla - Weligama. He used to work as a cook in a guest house. This year most likely in Mirissa or Tangalle. Lasantha has been my former fiance and we have a 6-year-old son, who lives with me in Austria. We'd be grateful for any information on his and his family's whereabouts. nina.hornacek@chello.at

Lebbe, Ishak
I am looking for my friend Ishak Lebbe, his wife, Jause, and three children, Omar, Zeenath and Zainab. mlwsold@shaw.ca

Leonard, John
We are looking for an Englishman named John Leonard (DOB: 4/4/73). He traveled to Sri Lanka with his girlfriend, Suzanne, just before Christmas from Kuwait and we have not heard from him since.

Long, Sandra Jean
Waiting to hear from my sister, Sandra Jean Long, furniture importer from Manhattan, New York City, in Sri Lanka on December 26. tropicool@bellsouth.net

Maduwage, Ariyaratne and Nuda De Silva
Ariyaratne Maduwage and Nuda De Silva of Telwatte, Peraliya. Near the train wreck in Southern Sri Lanka. Please check on their whereabouts and get us a phone number to contact them. Thanks. june.desilva@wellpoint.com

Mahendra, Thomas
I am looking for my roommate. We are students at U.C.I. Thomas Mahendra went home to Sri Lanka to be with his family for the holidays. Please help me find my friend.
Update: Thomas Mahendra from Sri Lanka has safely arrived back at U.C.I. campus. We, his roommates, thank you.

Mahadevan family
We are interested in any information on the location of the Mahadevan family. They are visiting family in Sri Lanka. Dr. Mahendran Mahadevan; his wife, Tammy Mahadevan; his son, Ragavan Mahadevan; his daughter, Menaka Mahadevan. Dr. Mahadevan is the lab director at UAMS in Little Rock, Arkansas. His children are in medical school at UAMS also. Please contact us with any information on the family.
Update: Dr. Mahadevan and his family are home and safe in Little Rock, Arkansas. They made it home late Saturday night. Thank you for the prayers.

Mahindasiri, H.
Weheragalla Road, Mirissa.

Mahuroof, Ifthikar
I still looking for Ifthikar Mahuroof, beloved friend and Muslim gem dealer, and his family from Galle, Sri Lanka. Ifthi is average height and in his late 40s. Phones are not working and mail may not arrive. Here's hope for a successful survival and recovery of all residents. globalpropserv@hotmail.com

Mairos, Helder, Luisa and Andrea
I am looking for my friend Helder Mairos, of Portuguese nationality, who was on holiday in Sri Lanka since December 23 with his wife, Luisa (Spanish), and his daughter, Andrea (Swiss). florbee@aol.com

Malwenna, Namalee
I am trying to find information on my friend Namalee Malwenna and her family, citizens of Galle, Sri Lanka. Namalee works at Exotic Roots on Church Street in Galle. wenrl@msn.com

Manawadu, Anuradha and Thushari
God-daughters Anuradha and Thushari Manawadu, lived in Welipiti Modara, Gintota, Galle.

Markandu, Suhirthamalar; Sivakumar
Looking for Suhirthamalar Markandu, 26 Division No. 10, Trincomalee. Also Sivakumar, who studied at University of Jaffna between 1990-1992 in economics, from Kurukkalmadam, Batticaloa. jeevasivabalan@yahoo.ca

Marakandage, Marie-Jo (French)
And her husband Chaminda Marakandage living in Kurunduwatta, near Hikkaduwa.
Update: We are very happy to inform that our missing friends -- Marie-Jo and Chaminda Marakandage from Kurunduwatta, Hikkaduwa, are safe.

Martin, Nerissa and family
I am trying to locate Nerissa Martin, her husband, David Pope, and their son Sammi. They reside in Colombo.
Update: Nerissa Martin and David Pope. I have heard that they were in Europe at the time of the tsunami, and they are fine. Thank you to everyone who responded (including Nerissa).

Mary, Sister Lourdes
I wish to locate my cousin. She is a Roman Catholic nun (sisters of the poor), Sister Lourdes Mary. Her mother is Victoria. Her father Gregory.

Masala, Raseka
Worked at the Kosgoda Beach Resort, lived locally with his family. If anyone has news, can you please let me know. Many thanks.

Matarage, Kusan CDP
I am eagerly waiting to hear news on a child I sponsor by the name of Kusan CDP Matarage. He will be 4 years old in April. I love him and his family very much. They live in Lunugamvehera which is 105 miles from Colombo. His mom's name is Chandika, his father's name is Chandrasiri and his older sister is Wasanthi Candamali. Please contact me with any information you may have. ssmock@landam.com

Matsumoto, Hikari
I am looking for any information about Mr. Hikari Matsumoto, who is my friend. His wife, Setsuko, is alive, and his son is dead. sakko@cup.com also d-b-c@cg8.so-net.ne.jp and haruko_murakami@hotmail.com, highmoon@sepia.ocn.ne.jp, graceful.jun@jcom.home.ne.jp, makiko-y@mue.biglobe.ne.jp, gucchies@rmail@plala.or.jp, lightworker@herb.ocn.ne.jp, hitomi@mekiki.ne.jp, yukobernard@hotmail.co.jp

McCracken, Evelyn
I am looking for information on my friend Evelyn McCracken from Menden, Germany area. She was travelling with her friend Jochen in Sri Lanka beginning Dec 17th. Any information is appreciated. discgolf22@yahoo.com

Mohotty, Neetha
I'm looking for any information on Miss Neetha Mohotty She lived In Pitta Kotte Srilanka with her mother and brother Piyal. Her address is Second Lane C.A.M. Housing Scheme. Her brother was a piano teacher and engineer at the University of Katubedda. Please send any info you can. baker3113@yahoo.com

Mohotty, Pubudu
I am trying to find out some information about my school friend Pubudu Mohotty, who lives in Galle. She was living with her mother and sisters on Wackwella Road, 2nd Lane, China Gardens, Galle. (very near Galle Bus Depot). Please let me know if any one knows her or has any information. I have no way of contacting her. Thank you for your help! channadee@optusnet.com.au

Monte, Gardner
My brother, Gardner Monte, a Filipino merchant marine who is a crew member of MV Sailor, a cargo ship whose last known location was Singapore en route to Sri Lanka and somewhere to Africa. We have not had any communication with my brother since the tsunami tragedy. I would like to inquire the status of this ship and its crew members. This cargo ship is registered under Star Marine Shipping from Greece.

Moonesinghe, Ajitha Sanath
I am looking for information on Ajitha Sanath Moonesinghe. Last we spoke, he had moved back to Sri Lanka (I think Colombo) from the United States. I am very concerned about his safety. Please e-mail me with any information you may have regarding him. jennygee@optonline.net

Moonesinghe, Ravindra
We are still waiting any word on our friend Ravindra Moonesinghe, who was in Sri Lanka visiting. Any word at all would be appreciated, please. Homesbylin@msn.com

Motha-Nelke, Charlotta and family
Does anyone have information about Charlotta Motha-Nelke, her husband and daughter as well as her parents Christina and Trygve Nelke who were at the Triton Hotel on the west coast? They live in Colombo but were spending Christmas on the beach.

Munasingha, Jayanthi
Munasingha, Jayanthi (a/k/a "Jaya") resides at 51-14 Vihara Mawatta, Pita Kotte, Kotte, Sri Lanka. Want to know if she is OK, etc. Don't know how bad that area was affected by the Tsunami. Jaya is a female Sri Lankan-Indian, 39 years old, 5'6" approx 160 pounds, married with one adult daughter. Her daughter was recently married there in April 2004. Please e-mail any info on her and the area's status to me. Please. Thank you so much. meritlady@aol.com

Murtaza, Maisam Ali
I'm looking for a friend, his name is Maisam Ali Murtaza. He is a Canadian. He left the country on Dec. 20. His age is 23, date of birth is Feb. 13.

Muthumala, Gayan, Chaturi, Uditha, Jayantha
Four family members missing since the tsunami struck. Chaturi Muthumala, my niece,16; nephews Gayan, 8, Uditha, 9; brother-in-law Jayantha Muthumala, irrigation engineer -- on vacation in Hambantota, Sri Lanka. Anxious for any news of the others. vijitha.kulatilake@altalink.ca

Nagarathnam, Sathiskumar
I want to know if a little boy that I sponsor through Mission of Mercy is still alive. His name is Sathiskumar Nagarathnam and he lives in a village called Palm Gardens in Sri Lanka. If you could please try and find him and let me know if he's okay I'd greatly appreciate it! Thank you.

Naguleswaran, Adshiga
We have a student named Adshiga Naguleswaran, she is Asian, 8 yrs. old, and in the 2nd grade. She has been in Sri Lanka for the last couple of weeks visiting her grandmother and wasn't due back to Kent, Washington for another week. We are trying to find out if she and her family are okay. Can you help us, please?
Update: Hello. I had (only moments ago) e-mailed looking for a student of ours and just now received a phone call that Adshiga Naguleswaran and her family are all okay. Thanks for your help!

Naleya, Suren, Lalitha and Permal
I am looking for my sister's children -- they are Sri Lankan nationals and were last in Colombo, Sri Lanka. My sister was not with them at the time of the tsunami and she has not heard anything from them since that time. The youngest is a teenage boy about 16 years old, his name is Suren Naleya. The other two are adults now, Lalitha Naleya (approximately age 25) and Permal Naleya (approximately age 35). Does anyone know how I might find out if they are alive or dead? murasaki@gmail.com

Namasivayam, Kalaimathy
I'm looking for my friend Kalaimathy Namasivayam. She is a teacher at Karaitivu Maha Vidyalayam, Karaitivu, Eastern Province, Batticaloa. Her Husband is Siva and they have two small children.

Nanayakkara, Chandra
I am looking for my mother. Her name is Chandra Nanayakkara. jorieke1987@hotmail.com

Nanayakkara, Naomi
Nanayakkara, Naomi (nickname Babsy) and Eddie. Last known address is Blue Lotus Beachfront guest house on De Saram Rd. in Mt. Lavinia. Please confirm safety or advise current situation. acheeschild@hotmail.com

Nanayakkara, Raja
Raja Nanayakkara and family: Our good friends who run Raja's Jewellery on Galle Road, Hikkaduwa, we are very worried about you.

Nanda, Sameera and Sunethra
I need information on Nanda Rodrigo who lives in Kadugama; Sameera Jeewantha who lives in Moratuwa; Sunethra Girihagama who lives in Wellehinde; and Ouintus and Ruth de Silva who live in Moratuwa. megan.jackson@wku.edu

Naryabinda, Guristar and Bathnay
I am seeking any information on Guristar Naryabinda his wife Bethnay and a dear friend named Victoria. I have not heard from them since before the tragedy hit. Also any information on a jeweller in Colombo named Nandin. I'm sorry I don't have his last name but any help will be greatly appreciated. widowm_@hotmail.com

Nicholson, Champa and Andrew
Any information would be very appreciated.
Update: The Nicholsons are alive and well.

Nihmathulla, Latheef
We are looking for information about our friend Latheef Nihmathulla. He had previously worked in Saudi Arabia and recently in Japan. His home is in southern Sri Lanka. Any information you can provide about Latheef would be greatly appreciated.

Nisahsale, Charith
Looking for Charith Nisahsale; he works in Kalutara, but was home with his wife at Matara, Beach Road. pov@zeelandnet.nl

Nishantha, Mishel Rebeccalee
Request news of Mishel Rebeccalee Nishantha and sons. Living in Kalutara north. Address is Fonseka Place, Sea Beach Road.

Nissanka family
We are looking for any information about our friends Ajith, Antoinette, Jason and Aaron Nissanka. They went on vacation to Sri Lanka on December 17. We haven't heard any news. Any information would be appreciated. indiciuminc@hotmail.com

Nissanke, Deepthi
Who knows something about my best friend, his name is Deepthi NIissanke, he is 29 years old and he lives in No 125, Radawana Road, Kirindiweal. I heard nothing after the tsunami disaster from him! Please help me. graf_claudia1@yahoo.de

Nizar, Nizri
Nazri Nizar -- I hope you and Toni are OK -- please call or e-mail, Eric, Ben and I are worried about you. joe@jobcircle.com

Nuwan, Marasinghe Arachchilage Sumeda
I am a World Vision sponsor and I am very concerned about a boy by the name of Marasinghe Arachchilage Sumeda Nuwan. My prayers are with him and his family (as well as all of the people affected by the tsunami), and it is my hope that they have all survived this horrifying disaster.

Ohrling, Staffan
He is from Sweden. Professor Staffan Ohrling of Mid-Sweden University. He was at Unawatuna Beach Resort in Sri Lanka from November 23. wije@free.fr

Olivelle family
I would like to ask you for someone. It is a family from London, Essex, named Olivelle, Joseph and Shefalli. They have two children: Arun and Analle. They used to spend Christmas on Sri Lanka. Maybe they didn't go this year. I was their au pair, but I lost contact with them. Thank you. katuska.s@centrum.cz

Opanayaka, Sirima
Sister Sirima Opanayaka is with the Suore Dominicane di Malta. As far as I know she was at Melsirpura in Sri Lanka. I hope she is safe together with the other sisters and all the children they take care of. cunningham@keyworld.net

Padumasiri, Peter K.
Debagoda, Ahangama, near Koggala. Any news of his wife and daughter or Peter himself, who travels the island and may have been away from home at the time of the disaster. lesandgill@tesco.net

Pedersen, Erik
My friend Erik Pedersen has a beach restaurant called Bambu on Negombo beach, please contact Australia ASAP. mckendrick3@msn.com

Paproth, Lutz
Lutz Paproth from Berlin, Germany. Description: 55 years old, about 6 ft tall, slender, short white-greyish hair. Assumed last location: West coast of Sri Lanka. I appreciate any news. michael.mussotter@ttu.edu

Paré, Violette
My friend's daughter, Violette Paré, and her husband, Denis Chouinard, and their three children were on vacation in Sri Lanka. Denis is a diplomat at the Canadian Embassy in New Delhi. whealan2599@videotron.ca

Peeris, Jacintha; Russell Alistair Ross and their children
Jacintha Peeris, Alistair Ross Russell and their children, Finlay Ross Russell and Maya Ross Russell. They were scheduled to be at one of the beaches in Sri Lanka. bootznyc@earthlink.net

I would be grateful if anyone has any information about the Sun n' Sea guest house in Unawatuna, Sri Lanka. It is about three kilometers from Galle. The owner, Mrs. Perera, was a wonderful kind person. I hope she, her staff and her most beautiful place are safe. rental@tm.net.my

Perera, Dilantha
Dilantha Perera (father), Debbie Perera (mother), Amanda Perera (daughter, 8) Dillon (son, 5). They are natives of Sri Lanka but now live in the United States. troth1269@yahoo.com

Perera, Dushantha
I am looking for my son's pen pal. He lives in Elston Estate, Puwakpitiya, Avissawella, Sri Lanka. His name is Dushantha Perera. His father is unemployed and his mother is a midwife. He is an only child. How much damage was in Avissawella? tclark@fleming.k12.ky.us

Perera, Elizabeth and family
They are visiting family in Sri Lanka. allissee@hotmail.com

Perera, Hashini Nishhanka
Hello, I am looking about my pen pal Hashini Nishhanka Perera who live in Maharagama. I do not know does something happened with her or not. ilona50@inbox.lv

Perera, Hubert and Laliny
I am looking for 1 uncle and 1 aunt of mine. Their names are Hubert Perera and Laliny Perera. One of them is living in Panadura, the other is living in Moratuwa. We haven't heard from them since the tsunami waves struck my country. guyroma1731@yahoo.com

Perera, Kanishka
I am looking for a dear friend named Kanishka Perera. He is from the town of Kegalla, Sri Lanka, but the last known address I have for him is in Negombo. He and I were both exchange students in Perth, Western Australia, together in 1989. I'm fearful that I've lost a dear friend forever. blondbond2000@yahoo.com

Perera, Lucky
I'm looking for one of our colleagues who went back to Sri Lanka for holiday. His name is Talangama D.R.L Perera (Lucky). Musa.Mahmud@shell.com

Perera, Rohan J. and family

Perera, Sam, Praneet, Suneth and Janet
I am looking for any information regarding the location of the following people: Huron "Sam" Perera, Praneeth Perera, Suneth Perera, and Janet Perera. U.S. citizens visiting family in Sri Lanka. petermosleh@yahoo.com

Perera, S. Nicholas
I am looking for a Catholic priest by the name of Father S. Nicholas Perera. He is about 6'3" with dark skin, hair and eyes. He is about 46. His parents live in Dalugama-Kelaniya. He works at Boys Town-Ragama. Any information on his and his family's safety is requested. Thank you. areuby@hotmail.com

Perez, Denit
Denit Perez, usually lives in London, friend.

Peris, Elroy
We are trying to contact our dear little brother Elroy Peris, who went home to visit his family for the holidays. We have not heard a word since the tragedy. We have only received rumors. Any help would be appreciated.

Pieris, Nadia
Please help me find Nadia Pieris along with her Mum & Dad. They live in the U.K. but were in Sri Lanka for the holidays. I've sent them e-mails & telephoned them. I know they would answer me if they could. Please, were desperate! Thank You Very Very VERY MUCH! I just need to know something.

Pinnalawatage family
I am looking for my family, who lives in Sri Lanka. My father's name is Mithripala Pinnalawatage (Pinnalawatage is his family name). The last I know is that he lived in Kelanya, near Colombo. That's also where the rest of my family lives. I only know that their family name is also Pinnalawatage. I don't know how to contact them, because I can't get through my translator. I live in Holland since 1983. I have been adopted. Can you please help me find my family and let me know if they are all right. rasika@home.nl

Piyasena family
I am hoping to get in touch with my friends Mr Piyasena and family of Weltevreden Hotel, Galle, Sri Lanka.

Pobran, Seetha and Frank
I would like to know if my friends Seetha and Frank Pobran are OK. They are Canadians and live in Malabe, Sri Lanka.

Ponnampalam, Amalan
If anyone has any information regarding Amalan Ponnampalam or his family who were attending a family wedding in Sri Lanka, please let me know. I would be most grateful for any information. dbedell@caribsurf.com

Posadas, Joseph
[He is a] seaman, 34. They were anchored at sea in Colombo, Sri Lanka, when the tsunami happened. MV Westerdiech Star shipping LTD. soultera@yahoo.com

Pratapasinghe, Chathurangani and family
I am looking for my friend Chathurangani Pratapasinghe and her family, her father's name is Tissa Pratapasinghe. They live in Colombo in Sri Lanka. m_mehtab22@yahoo.com

Priyanthi, P.H. and co.
We are trying to get news of our friends from Dallawella, near Galle. If anyone knows anything of P.H. Priyanthi, S.H. Gunaratne, Maduwa, Tarakah, Asanthe or anyone at Sri Gemunu Guest House. Maureen.Moore1@btinternet.com

Purves, John and Patricia
I am looking for news of John and Patricia Purves of Colombo. Aliceharviestoun@aol.com

Pushpa and Abey
Looking for news of friends Pushpa and Abey, owners of Amara Guesthouse in Udupila, Mirissa. Can anyone help? lorraineframe@hotmail.com

Puswella, Udaya
I'm looking for my friend Udaya Puswella [nickname-Raja] who is a freelance tour guide in Sri Lanka. dash2_au@yahoo.com.au

Rahman, Imthiyaz
I am looking for my friend Imthiyaz Rahman. His hometown is Beruwela, Sri Lanka. I haven't spoken to him in several weeks, but I know he was planning a return trip home to Sri Lanka (from California). If anyone has information on him or his family, please contact me. Thank you, and god bless.

Rajamantri family
Drs. Rajamantri, and family. We are desperate for any information about our friends Drs Rajamantri and their three children, Dulamini, Dulanganer and Neroder. Last known address, Udumulla Road, Battoramulla. We hope they are safe and our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone hit by this disaster. jtate999@btinternet.com

Rajapaksa, Nethmi
Nethmi Rajapaksa is a 10 year-old girl who was a classmate of my son, Jake, at Barnes Primary. She lives in Nugegoda. We're worried about her and her family. crackart@aol.com

Rajapaksha, Nalin Priyashantha Siriwardena and Kumari, Dugganna Walawwe Thushari Prasandika
I am looking for information about my friend Mr. Nalin Priyashantha Siriwardena Rajapaksha and his wife Mrs. Dugganna Walawwe Thushari Prasandika Kumari, who were visiting home from Damascus, Syria, where they live and work.

Ramanathan, Sakthi
I am looking for Sakthi Ramanathan, who visits family in Sri Lanka every Christmas season. She is still not back in the U.S. and we haven't received a phone call. azunprinzess@gmail.com

Ramanayaka, Shehan
I am trying to locate a good friend of mine from college. His name is Shehan Ramanayaka (I hope I spelled his last name correct). He went to Arizona State University from 1998-2002 and then went back to Sri Lanka. I have not spoken to him since. Thank you. sundevillt24@yahoo.com

Ramanayake, Sidath
My friend, Sidath Ramanayake, his wife Shayamalie and son Dumindu are from the town of Neduna in Ganemulla, Sri Lanka. I last heard from them on Christmas Day. Can someone tell me if this region is a coastal region? I have been trying to call but cannot get in touch with either of them. My fear is that they were heading to the beaches for the holidays. Any information will be greatly appreciated. nale_v@yahoo.com

Ranasinghe, Ananda and Nalini
Please, anyone with information of the whereabouts of the Ranasinghes respond to this message. The Ranasinghes, originally from Sri Lanka, and current residents of Houston, Texas, left to vacation in their own Sri Lanka during the Christmas holiday. Mrs Ranasinghe (Nalini) owns a school in Houston.
Update: Nalini and Ananda Ranasinghe are well. They had traveled to India from Sri Lanka the day previous to the tsunami.

Ranasinghe, Lohit
We are trying to find information about our colleague, Lohit Ranasinghe, from Connecticut. He was on holiday in Sri Lanka with his family starting December 24. Please let us know if he is safe. debra.vonstorch@ey.com

Rangika, Lakshmi
I am looking for any information on a 12-year-old girl and her mother that my husband and I sponsor through Christian Children's fund. Her name is Lakshmi Rangika (I don't know her mother's name). She lives in the Hambantota district close to the town of Suriyawewa at the southern tip of Sri Lanka.

Rasnissis, Nilanta
Looking for Nilanta Rasnissis and the rest of his family. He works with the youth at the youth center with computers and English. Took part in an exchange with another Canadian, Galen from Ottawa. Please contact me with any news. Thank You. lemay_b71@hotmail.com

Rathansinghe family
Missing, my brother Upali Rathansinghe, sister Pathma Rathansinghe, two kids Nithya Nayanjith Rathansinghe and Ama Priyanjith Rathansinghe. They were at Kahawa.

Rathnasiri, Nilantha
Looking for Nilantha Rathnasiri. He is from Kandegedara, Maharachchimuilla. He lives on a rice farm with his family. Please notify me with any news. Thank you. lemay_b71@hotmail.com

Ratnaseena, Samadhi
Samadhi Ratnaseena attended our church youth group regularly. She is a bright teen age girl with a great smile! At the request of the Canadian Government they had to leave and return to Sri Lanka not too long ago. We have not yet heard from Samadhi or her mother Geethika Ratnaseena and we have begun to look for them both. Any information is very much appreciated. girlcanoes@yahoo.ca

Ratnayaka, Susantha and family
I am looking for Susantha Ratnayaka and his wife and children. They were holidaying in Sri Lanka and Susantha's workmates are keen to find out if he is ok. Any info is greatly appreciated.
Update: Susantha Ratnayaka and his family have been located and are safe and well.

Raveendran, Mr and Angella
They have lived in Baticalow, if any one knows anything, contact me at prabhujos@yahoo.com

Revelpuli, Father Pete
I am trying to find out if my friend, Father Peter Revelpuli has survived. He is a Catholic Priest and I am very concerned about his safety. Please, Please, Please if anyone knows about him, let me know. God Bless you. FMartin620@AOL.com

Robinson, David
Looking for David Robinson Jr. Hometown: Collegeville, Pennsylvania. DOB: 9/14/80. ehemler@gmail.com

Robot, Dale
Worked in travel, I think he issued visa to travelers. He lived in Sri Lanka and is from there.

Rodrigo, Edgar
Who can give more information about Edgar Rodrigo, age about 27, living in Dehiwala. He normally went every day to the beach of Mount Lavinia, entrance Haus Chandra. Can somebody give more information about that part of the beach. For example are there lots of victims etc.? ldehosson@hotmail.com

Rodrigo, Palitha
I'm looking for Palitha Rodrigo and his family, 720 Uswetakeiyawa Kandana. E-mail me if you find out something. mderks@hetnet.nl

Roth, William
I'm searching for my friend William "Bill" Roth, formerly of California, but has been living in Bangkok, Thailand, for the past six or seven years. I received an e-mail from him on December 23 that he was leaving for two weeks in Sri Lanka, but I don't know which city or area. Thanks for any information.
Update: I received an email from Bill Roth, and he is ok. He was up in the mountains in the center of Sri Lanka at the time of the tsunami and was not adversely affected. He is back at his home in Bangkok, Thailand.

Safford, Agnes
I am looking for information about Agnes Safford. Agnes is an American. I believe she arrived in Colombo on December 24 and 25, and then may have headed south.
Update: Contacted friends in Singapore; she is OK.

Salgado, Amila
He's a guide (birdwatcher). His hometown is Colombo, but he's always in the field, always on the move.
Update: We found Amila Salagado!

Samarajeewa, Dharmin
I am looking for my friend Dharmin Samarajeewa from Colombo 5, Sri Lanka. His birthday is July 10, 1952. Can someone please let me know if he is OK?

Samaratunge, Kushanti
Looking for a dear friend, Kushanti Samaratunge, and her son and husband. They were visiting family in Sri Lanka and are from Lake Oswego, Oregon. Please contact with any information.
Update: Kushanti Samaratunge is home safe and sound.

Samaraweera family
Looking for any information on the Samaraweera family, Sarath & Dammi, & their two daughters, living in the Polgasowita area of Sri Lanka. gerryobrien@lantic.net

Samarawickrema, Angelo
I am searching for Angelo Samarawickrema. He is a graphic designer that lives in London, UK. Age 25. He always goes home to Sri Lanka for holidays to be with his family. His mother's maiden name is Jayathilaka and his brother's nickname is Chip. He is also a musician. He is very dear to me. There is no answer at his home in London, nor Sri Lanka. Please ... if there is anyone from his family (some are in Australia, a cousin who is an M.D., and his uncle, a lawyer in London) who can please contact me with any news at all. Please e-mail me. May God help the victims to safety and peace to their families and friends. Amen. Karenlee_70@hotmail.com

Samarawickrema, Sean
Age 16; black hair and brown eyes gbadavide@yahoo.it

Sandamali, Peshila
Looking for information about our CCF-sponsored daughter, Peshila Sandamali, 7, and her mother (Sumarawathi) and father. They participate in the CCF-sponsored Galwewa Community Project No. 1566 and are in the Hambantota district in the southern province of Sri Lanka. susan@mostowy.com

Santana, Mark
We are hoping to hear from childhood friend Mark Santana. The last we heard he was leaving India and heading down to Sri Lanka last week, December 20. He has thick, dark curly hair and I believe is growing a thick beard. He stands about 5'9" [and] is Caucasian but has a dark complexion. We would love to hear from him. Kai and Mike. keb1080@aol.com

Sarojanie, Shamila
From Medella Talawa, Waduraba, Galle. seemag65@hotmail.com

Sathasivam, Ravi and family
Name of missing: Ravi Sathasivam, his wife and two sons. I have not heard from him since 12/21/04. I was to be notified when he got back home, lives close to Colombo, Sri Lanka. Was going to take his family elsewhere on Christmas. It was a surprise for them I do not know where he went or they went all I have is e-mail address nothing else. He is a fellow poet and friend. Just concerned for him and his family. Please let me know anything if you can on him and the family. My prayers go out to all of the families in all the countries that the earthquake affected. Please take care of yourselves as well. Thank you for this site to try to get information for us here that have friends and family over in the areas hit by this enormous earthquake. woofgirl@charter.net

Scantlebury, Harsini and Noah
I am looking for Harsini Wickramasuriya Scantlebury and my grandson, Noah Abdurahman Wickramasuriya Scantlebury, residing on Lily Avenue, Jayanthepura, Battaranmulla, Sri Lanka, with his grandparents. Hope all of you are well and particularly wish that you read this e-mail. evena2@hotmail.com

Scwab, Francoise and Guenter Heidt
From Trier, Germany who were vacation in Sri Lanka. Marionh18@hotmail.com

Segal, Barbara and Boyd, David
Need to know information on Barbara Segal and David Boyd who we fear were near Mirissa, Sri Lanka, when the tsunami hit. They are of British origin, resident in Sri Lanka. martin@stem-london.com

Seetharam, Prema
My wife's colleague Mrs. Prema Seeetharam, who went to Sri Lanka on a short vacation. We got information about her husband and one son (who are no more) and another son, who is a survivor. We did not get any information about her. Prema is 38 years of age, Asian Indian by birth and is about 5' 2" tall.
V-unnikrishnan@emarat.ae, mariamdean@yahoo.co.in and suzannev2@cox.net

Seidl, William Anton
My brother, William "Billy" Anton Seidl, living in Thailand, sent a Christmas card from Sri Lanka in mid-late December but hasn't been heard from since. Any news?

Seifeldt, David
Occupation: boatwrights. Formerly lived in HI. Seattle, WA prior to that.

Sellahewa Family
If anyone has information about Jayantha & Nimi Sellahewa and family, please let us know. Jayantha and Nimi and their children (from Australia) were visiting relatives in Sri Lanka. Thank you. beckiyou@yahoo.ca

Selvaratnam, Anne Ishani
Looking for my roommate Anne Ishani Selvaratnam. If anyone knows anything let me know asap.

Senaratne, Sandun
I was wondering if you have any news on my boyfriend Sandun Senaratne, who left St. Catherines, Ontario, Canada, to go back to Sri Lanka to spend Christmas with his mother. He left here December 19, last time I heard from him was Christmas Day at 3:19 p.m.
Update: I just thought I'd let you know that Sandun has called home and he and his mother are doing fine. They were in a place in Sri Lanka that wasn't hit. I'm so happy they are safe, thank you all who sent me e-mails, it helped me a great deal to cope, my prayers are with you all.

Senaratne, Rupendra. pramodmisra2004@yahoo.com

Seneveratne, Shirani
Looking for Shirani Seneveratne. Siri Mal Uyana, Sri Lanka. blucks@ibl.bm

Seneviratne, Udaya and Sunil
My brother Dr Udaya Seneviratne was attached to Baticallo Hospital and my cousin Sunil Seneviratne has been involved in Ayurvedic-Medical Treatment and had a hotel at Bentota Sri Lanka. Can I get any good information about them? auntvini@sedal.usyd.edu.au

Seranath, Amith
Desperately seeking Mr. Amith Senarath, Guest Relations Executive at Neptune Hotel, Beruwala, Sri Lanka. Has anyone news from Amith?
Update: Thanks to the help of Aitken Spence Hotel group, I could get into contact with Amith Seranath, Guest Relations Executive Neptune Hotel, Beruwala. Many thanks!

Serpanchy family
Looking for the Serpanchy family resciding in Dehiwela, are they OK?

Sewwanei, Ayesha
Ayesha Sewwanei (7 years old) and family. Sponsered child of Christian Children's Fund. Looking for information on whereabouts of child and family. squires@access995.com

Shah family
I'm looking for my cusion: Syed Khurram Hussain Shah. He was on holidays. Khurram is 6', has curly hair and dark brown eyes. His family was with him, Fatima (wife), Liala (daughter, age 3) and Haider (son, age 1). azharmateen@gmail.com

Sijstermans, John; Anja; Kenneth
Family from the Netherlands. edenamy@home.nl

Silva, Arangani
Arangani Silva, the widow of the late Dr. Hudson Silva of the Eye Bank Building in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Her adopted Cananian mother, Julia Tyrell, is very anxious for news. guedesd@hotmail.com

Silva family
Any news please on our friends of 10 years: Pradeep and Sriyani Silva and their children Dinesh and Madusha. They live on Wedikanda Road, Ratmalana (near Mount Lavinia). If you have any information please contact us. inezgwen@aol.co.uk

Sinamoela, Lamris Herianti
I am looking for a child I sponsored through Compassion International. She is from Indonesia. Her name is Lamris Herianti Sinamoela and she lives at home with her mother and father. She also has another sibling. She would be 9 years old next month. Any information would be greatly appreciated. tinktravel@aol.com

Sinha, Sunil Wikkrama; Sumithra Silva, Thanuja Sajeevani and Sameera Thathuranga.
Looking for friends residing in Moragalla, Beruwala: Sunil Wikkrama Sinha, Sumithra Silva, Thanuja Sajeevani and Sameera Thathuranga. Near Hotel Bayroo. john@westallen.freeserve.co.uk

Siripaha, P.K.; G. Damayanthi
I'm looking for: P.K Siripaha, G. Damayanthi, Mawata/Wewala, Ranga and Yasika Jayasekara, "Moon Shadow," Richard's Sons, Galle Road/Wewala and Nana (who works there), Bandula and family, Dunstan and family, Bluefox. If you know something about my friends, please contact me. moenij@bluewin.ch

Sirisoma family
My best friend and her family are missing. Their names are Melanie Sirisoma, 13, Amanda Sirisoma, 3, Asoka Sirisoma, mother, and Nilantha Sirisoma, father. Please, anything. Mel is a sister to me.
Update: Sirisoma family is safe and returned back to California this weekend. Thank you.

Sirnaka, Kirkia
Her name is Kirkia Sirnaka. PEEB4UGO24@aol.com

Sivakumar, Tahmilselvi
Please send information about her and her family, parents, husband, and her son. She comes from Thirukovil, Ampara, Sri Lanka.

Sniezko, Anita Louise and David
Anita Louise Sniezko-DOB 9/2/51 Physical description: 5'-2", blonde, 130Lbs, eyes blue- green. Also, husband, David Sniezko. On vacation from Pasadena, Ca., pjb493@charter.net

Snyder, Dan and Minza
I am looking for Dan and Minza Snyder and their two small daughters. My heart has been heavy with concern for them. Dan was the Athletic Director, football coach and excellent teacher at Menaul School; Minza was a highly regarded history teacher at Albuquerque Academy. There is great concern for them and their children. ggmallory@comcast.net

Sris, Ike
I am looking for a young man named Ike Sris. He is an American and I believe 18 years old. He is a friend from college.
Update: Ike Sris and the rest of his family were unharmed. Thank you for this service.

Soori, Marcus and Ariyarathna, Krishan
Soori, Marcus and Ariyarathna, Krishan and their families. In Sri Lanka for Krishan's wedding. In or around Colombo. No contact. Please provide any information if possible. medmic@hotmail.com

Sriharan, Aravindhan
Aravindhan Sriharan is one of my best friends. I know he was in Sri Lanka over the Christmas break, but I am not sure if he was involved in the tsunami. He is about 6 feet tall, maybe 6'3" at most. He wears glasses. He had a very square face with a strong jaw, medium build. sdotson@webbschool.com

We search for any information about our friend Sritharan who owns the Sea Yard Hotel in Nilaveli beach in Sri Lanka. We would be grateful for any information about him or his hotel and village.

Sudarshani, Ragamunige
I am desperate to hear news about my sponsored child of 12 years. Her name is Ragamunige Sudarshani, and she is 16 years old. She lives in Hambantota. sdavis331@msn.com

Sugathadasa, Pradeep
I am looking for any information on Pradeep Sugathadasa. He last lived in Kandy with his family He was an AFS student for a year in my former high school. Any news of their situation would be appreciated.

Suranga, Tharinda (Sudu)
My friend is about 20 and worked at the Submarine Diving Center in Galle Road, Unawatuna-Galle. wellaria@libero.it

Sutor, Evy
Looking for any information regarding the whereabouts of my sister, Evy Deviany Sutor (of Singapore), and her fiance, Cesar Cupido, of Italy, who were vacationing at the time of the tsunami. I don't exactly know where they are in Sri Lanka. indemini@singnet.com.sg

Suraweeraarachchige, Chamali
If everyone knows where my penpal, Chamali Suraweeraarachchige from Matara, is please send me an email. I want to help her and her family.

Suwandaratna, Yuwanthi
Name:Yuwanthi Suwandaratna, Nationality: Sri Lankan, Sex: Female, Age: 23, Height: Aprox. 5"2, Address: Colombo, Sri Lanka. Quite Chubby with hair past her shoulders. Graduated Law School in July 2004 from UEA in Norwich, England and was to travel to Australia in the New Year. Her father is a lawyer in Colombo. Has 3 siblings. Partner's name is Gordon. lititia.nicholas@undp.org

Swanson, Steve
Looking for Steve Swanson. Staying in Sri Lanka for the season. Spends summers working and living in Lake Tahoe, California. Praying for him and all the others listed here.
Update: Very happy to report that our friend Steve Swanson is alive and well. He and friends had gone to the mountains for the day. Bless all who still are looking and thank you for this service.

Temer, Vladin
Vladin Temer left San Francisco, California, December 15 for flight to London. After some days, flew to Sri Lanka. Accompanied by a female traveling companion. danamay@sonic.net

Thachanpnanai, Sivaranjini
Last known address East Road, Karainagar, Sri Lanka. She is approx. 14 years of age and we are looking for her and her family. Please notify us of any information. kgillespie@psbusinessparks.com

Thambyah Lakshmi and Soori
Mother Lakshmi Thambyah and son Soori Thambyah residing at the mosque of Guru Bawa of Mankumban, near Allapiddy of Jaffna province. viveka@juno.com

Thanippulige, Dinesh Kumara
I have a sponsored child 4 year old Dinesh Kumara Thanippulige. His birthdate is Oct.19, 1999. World Vision is also looking for him, but if you have any news, thank you for trying.

Thinesh, S. Fredrick & Yvonne Nishanthy Thinesh
Update: S. Fredrick Thinesh and wife found safe and well

Thurairasa, Sanguman
Looking for Sanguman Thurairasa and his family missed in Sri Lanka living in Biel, Switzerland. marolf@bluewin.ch

Uvais family
We are desperately looking for information about our friend, M.J.M. Uvais and his wife, Zaroona, son Ulfath, and daughter Azrah. They live at Galwala Road, Hambantota. We would appreciate any information about this family.

Vanlangeberg (Cooke), Marguerite
Was in Sri Lanka Dec-Jan visiting family. She currently lives in LA. Would like to know if she is ok, she was visiting family in Colombo with her husband.

Venci, Lisovski
He hasn't called back since the tsunami hit. He is from Gevgelija, Macedonia, and is 45 years old.

Verity family
Paul and Lucy and their two daughters, Kitty (12), Esmie (10). veritylondon@aol.com

Verma family
I am still looking for the Verma family; Alankar, Sunita, Sasha and Simran Verma. They were traveling home to see relatives in Sri Lanka or India. If anyone knows of their whereabouts, please let me know. Thank you. tmarkowicz@socal.rr.com

Vijenayake, Vositha
I'm looking for information concerning a friend of mine. Her name is Vositha Vijenayake from Matara. Thank you in advance. acidust@hotmail.com

Vithana, Captain P.T. Palitha Ranjith; Mala; Chithra
Please let me know that these families are OK in Ratmalana. Vithana is Mala and Chithra's maiden names. scott_typhoon@yahoo.com

Vithanachchi, Nadeeka
Looking for any information on Nadeeka Vithanachchi from Haburugala, Bentota. Also Eden Spa Hotel, Beruwela, where she works. Thank you. dkcdebicole@hotmail.com

Vivekanandan, Viji
I am trying to find out about the welfare of Viji Vivekanandan, a former co-worker of mine. She worked in Lafayette, Indiana, and then in Chicago, Illinois, but her husband and parents were still in Sri Lanka. Her two sons went to school in Indiana and college at Purdue University. She has a sister in London, England, and a brother in Canada. sjtaylor080255@yahoo.com

Von Hagt, Heather
I am looking for my aunt, Heather Von Hagt (in her late 60s or early 70s). My mother and her sister lost touch many years ago when my mother moved to India, so I do not know her surname except that she was married to a Sri Lankan and has a Singhelese surname. I am hoping someone can give me some information regarding her whereabouts and I want to know if she is well and in good health. romaniejaitly@yahoo.com

Waduge, S K
Mr. S.K. (Srimal) Waduge, 29 years old, a Dutch citizen born in Sri Lanka. He is on vacation, probably in the Galle area. ninodeboer@planet.nl

Wasantha, Roy
I am seeking information about the above who is employed at the Seashells hotel in Negombo as a chef/cook. Samanthado13@aol.com

Weerasinghe, Chathura Lakmal
Looking for our sponsored child through Christian Children's Fund -- Chathura Lakmal Weerasinghe in Beruwela, Sri Lanka. ifma94@hotmail.com

Weerasinghe, Janet and Muditha
The names of my grandmother and uncle are as follows: Janet Weerasinghe and Muditha Weeasinghe. Though we have tried to make contact we have yet to hear if they have survived. Thank you in advance for your efforts.

Weerasooriya, Thushani
I am trying to find out information on a friend who lives in Galle. Her name is Thushani Weerasooriya and she was living on Wekunagoda Road, Richmond Hill, Galle with her mother and son, Shanuka. Please let me know if anyone knows her or has any information. I have no way of contacting her. alo115@verizon.net

Weinstock, Nonny; and Dorothy Leeds

Welagedara, Ashani
I am seeking information on a friend that I had started corresponding with. I received a letter from her two days before the tsunami hit. Her name is Ashani Welagedara, from Kegalle. I want her to know that I am thinking about her and her family, and have a letter ready to be mailed out. I want to know if she and her family survived the disaster.

Weragoda, Keith
"Keith" Weragoda. He said he was going home somewhere around Colombo. He is about 37, 38 years old. He has balding hair. He is about 5'9" 175 pounds. macario.pulido2@honeywell.com

Werner family
We are searching our friends Mr. Detlev Werner and his wife, Eva, from Berlin, Germany. They stayed until Dezember 22 in Ranweli Holiday Village near Negombe, Sri Lanka, and started then a trip, maybe to Kandy or Yale National Park. Thank you for your message!
Update: We just get the message, that Mr. Detlev Werner and his wife Eva Werner are alive! They will come back to Germany in a few days. Thank you very much for your support!

Wickermisinghe family
Looking for information on Rosita Wickermisinghe and family. Lily is very concerned about Minusha. rpress@comcast.net

Wickramanayak, Chandani
I need to know about my friend and if Badulla, Sri Lanka, was effected by tsunami. gretarebelo@hotmail.com

Wickramarathe, Tissa and family; Hemasiri family
We are worried about our friend Tissa Wickramarathe and his family, who live in Kalutara, and Mr. Hemasiri and his family, who has a little hotel Hemadan in Aluthgama. We visited Sri Lanka in November 2003 and stayed one month then. My husband was working in Sri Lanka. tuija@tkukoulu.fi

Wickramasuriya, Tissa
Mr. Tissa Wickramasuriya was last working at a resort in Sri Lanka. No other information available. zoe@twinguinep.com

Wickramasinghe, Maheen
I am looking for information about my friend Maheen Wickramasinghe and his family, who were vacationing in Sri Lanka from Ontario, Canada. mich@ntl.sympatico.ca

Wickramasinghe, Anura
He works at the Peacock Hotel in Hambantota and lives at Uduwilla /Tissamaharama. fam.langras@zonnet.nl

Wickrema, Samara Sean
Age 16, black hair, brown eyes gbadavide@yahoo.it

Wijaysurendra, Niyantha
I am e-mailing to make contact my friend from medical school (Kasturba Medical College, Manglore, India). Her name is Niyantha Wijaysurendra and the last I knew is that she was living in Candy or Colombo. I would appreciate any information regarding her. vimalathalody@yahoo.com

Wijepala, E. K.
I am seeking information about my husband and my four children. They live in Kurudana Pahala Andarawewa Hambantota. Rmerhi@cyberia.net.lb

Wijeratne, Bernard and Thilini
We are looking for Bernard and Thilini who returned to Sri Lanka from the United Arab Emirates six months ago. We love you and hope that you are all ok. We tried to find you through the Modern Laundry in R.A.K. Please let us know if you are safe.

Wijesinghe, Bhagya
I am seeking infomation on Bhagya Geethanjali Wijesinghe. Bhagya is about 7 years old and we sponsor her through the CCF organization. Her family lives in the village of Kahatapitiya, about six miles inland from the southwest coast. If anyone knows or has heard where her family is, please let us know. We are so very worried about their condition. Thank you. megan.hodges@sbcglobal.net

Wijesinghe, Indra Malini
My sister Indra Malini Wijesinghe disappeared from Galle bus stand on the day of the disaster. She was safe in the bus. She got down to save her husband and daughter. They were saved by her by pushing them into the bus, but she could not escape the next tidel wave. She was so brave to look after her daughter and husband. She is missing since then. The body is not found. Daughter and husband witnessed her helplessly taken away by the wave. We still live in hope of finding her. Daughter and husband have still not recovered from the shock. She is in her 40s. Please get in touch if you have any information.

Wijetunga family
Can anyone inform me about the Wijetunga family in Matara (oldest son is Saman Hirantha)? They have a kadee near the bus depot. They are friends of mine from when I was in the Peace Corps. Thank you. cwaidyat@iolani.org

Wijetunga, Krisnan
I am desperately trying to find Krishan Wijetunga. He may have been visiting his family in Sri Lanka this past holiday season. His relatives live in Colombo. His brother is a doctor, and Krishan was living in Los Angeles, California. He sells gem stones at fairs and various other places. If you know of his whereabouts, please contact me.

Williams, Aloma, Cecil and Chantal
Aloma, Cecil And Chantal Williams went to Sri Lanka for Christmas 2004.

Wilson, Robert
I am looking for a Sri Lankan Robert Wilson, approximately 30 years old. Do you know whether he is safe and where he is? isa_view@hotmail.com

Wilson Selwyn and his husband, Tai Pats
Selwyn Wilson and his husband, Pats Tai were on a vacation, visiting Selwyn's relatives. We last spoke to him on Christmas. Please call us Selwyn! tai@hotmail.com

Wimalaratna, Yamuna Sarojinee
I am looking for Yamuna Sarojinee Wimalaratna, born 14/11/1966. We were pen friends and I have never forgotten her. She lived in Matara.

Wimalaweera, Apeksha and family
Concerned about the safety of my friend, Apeksha Wimalaweera, her parents and her elder sister. They are from Sydney and are in Sri Lanka for a holiday. Anyone with information about their whereabouts is greatly appreciated. euceryn_j@yahoo.com

Wolfe, Ethel
We are looking for my friend Ethel Wolfe. She is a very large white female who stands 5'9". She loves being in the water and may have been at the coast on December 26. She entered Sri Lanka on December 22. robin.m.04@comcast.net

Wood, Brett
I am looking for Brett Wood and his girlfriend from New Zealand. Their last whereabouts was Welligama beach at the Samaru hotel. In addition to that I would like to find out whether the Norwegian couple who own the Lazy Beach Inn in Unuwatuna are well. Thanks a lot.

Worthington, Jack
Looking for Jack Worthington, last known to be traveling in Sri Lanka over the holidays.
Update: My friend Jack Worthington is home safe and sound. Thank you for creating this formum to allow people to locate their friends and loved ones.

Xavier, Francis
We are looking for Francis Xavier, a native of Sri Lanka. He lives about 30 minutes south of Colombo. He is our dear friend and our entire family is very worried about this kind and gentle man. He lives with his parents and 3 sisters, one of which is named Elizabeth. We knew him in Saudi Arabia. Emails are receiving no answers. Thank you. john_scoville@hotmail.com
Update: Thank you for posting the note about Francis Xavier from Sri Lanka. We heard from him today and he and his immediate family are safe! John Scoville

Yapa, Rishani
Wanting info on Rishani Yapa. Living in Sri Lanka for about a year for work. Coming back to Sydney Late Jan 2005 where she lives. I know she has a partner here in Sydney also. Missing her heaps.

Yapa, Shamitha (Sam)
Looking for information regarding Shamitha (Sam) Yapa. Do not know exact location in Sri Lanka. Sam spent many years in U.S. and has numerous friends concerned about his welfare. If anyone has any information about his safety, please let us know.

Yataware family
Does anyone know the whereabouts of the yataware family who own the Seaview Guest house in Unawatuna just outside Galle? Deepol, Anura and Domica are dear friends of ours. Any information would be helpful.

Zehnder, Kurt
I'm deeply concerned about my friend Zehnder, Kurt who was staying in Palm Garden, Moragalla, Beruwal during the tragedy. He is from Switzerland. Please help me. mervfdo@sympatico.ca

Zimmerman, Sonja
Her name is Sonja Zimmerman from Kongen, Germany. JLC84@comcast.net

Zuhair, Muhamed
I am trying to locate Muhamed Zuhair. Any information on Mo would help us. Please respond.

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