Missing People From the Tsunami Disaster -- Missing from SRI LANKA
The people listed below have been reported as missing.
If you have any information about any of these people, please contact
their loved ones at the e-mail address listed below the name.
IMPORTANT: Please be respectful to these people and ONLY send them an e-mail
if you have information about their lost loved one. DO NOT send them an e-mail otherwise.
Period. Thank you.
If you would like to add the name and information about a missing person, please click below:
Please ONLY use the link below to report a missing person. Thank you.
Missing Person Information Submission Form
Missing People -- Sri Lanka
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.
Trying to locate Nishanta and Shani Abeysinghe and their two small children.
They were visiting family in Colombo, Sri Lanka. firstname.lastname@example.org
I am trying to obtain information about my friend Dr. Hiran Abeysinghe, Chemical
Engineer and his family.Any information whatsoever would be greatly appreciated.
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.
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. email@example.com
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
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
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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
She worked in Banana Garden Restaurant (Unawatuna). The owner of the Banana
Garden named Prabat Amaraweera ("Salija") is OK.
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? email@example.com
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
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.
I would like to know if Dr. Arul Anketell of Healthcare Christian Fellowship
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking for my former student Natalie Appuhamy (16 years) living in Ulhitiyawa,
Wennappuwa. Het father Francis Appuhamy owns guesthouse Morning Star in Kochchikade.
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
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. email@example.com
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.
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
Aston, Lynn and Ian
I'm looking for Lynn and Ian Aston, diving with Poseidon Divers in Hikkaduwa.
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. firstname.lastname@example.org Serge.Chaumette@labri.fr Michel.Cosnard@sophia.inria.fr
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. email@example.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.
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
I'm looking for a co-worker her name is Ulrike Barth with her daughter. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com Bertrand family
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.
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
Solangarachchi Brenda, lives with her parents. Her address is Mople Road, Katubedda,
Gisela, Machuca; Molinie Bertrand Machuca
Gisela (Mexican) and Molinie Bertrand (French). Last known to be traveling in
Sri Lanka. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
Gunasekera, Upekha Liam Butler, 35, Irish, and his Sri Lankan wife, Upekha Gunasekera,
She was in Abu-Dhabi and went to Sri-Lanka for holidays. She went with her family
and has a brother also named Shehan. firstname.lastname@example.org
Cathcart, Alan and family
Alan & Stella Cathcart & family. Please contact me by email. email@example.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
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
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
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking for the Cook family residing in Dehiwela, Colombo. Are they OK? email@example.com
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking for Indira Corea and family, who live in Colombo. Hope they are OK.
I am looking for my friend Indika Dahanayake. She flew with her husband to Sri
Lanka on December 21 to visit her parents. email@example.com
Mr. A.K. Dayaratne, wife, Sujeewa Gamage, and two children had gone to Hirikatiya,
Samagi Pura, Dodang Pahala, Dikwella on December 24. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
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? firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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
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. email@example.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
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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. email@example.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. firstname.lastname@example.org 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. email@example.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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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. email@example.com
De Silva, Ujithasiri. D.
I would like to trace D. Ujithasiri de Silva of Hotel Road, Paratharakaya, Kosgoda.
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,
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
Devi, Marsala and Stephanie
I am looking for information on Devi Tredriani, Marsala Adriani and Stephanie
Salim, and their families. email@example.com
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.
Lives in Gangodawila, Nugegoda. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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? email@example.com
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
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
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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. email@example.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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Mr Galiker Felix, age 42, 1.88m tall, blue eyes, brown hair. email@example.com
Looking for any info on Dr. Ivan Ferdinand and family from Medagoda, Matara,
Looking for Percy, Lidia, Sean, Avine, Minet Fernandez. Residents of Hamilton,
Ontario, Canada. Visiting relatives in Sri Lanka. Arrived around December 6.
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
Lives in Negombo. firstname.lastname@example.org
Geethundani Anoma Geethundani Fernando is retired from Army. She is a divorcee
lives in Kaahchikade with her school going daughter.
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.
From Negombo. He worked at the Kosgoda beach resort in Kosgoda. email@example.com
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
I am looking for Mr. Keerthi Fernando, who went to Sri Lanka in mid-December.
He works in Vancouver, British Columbia. email@example.com
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.
We seek information on Nishi Fernando; he lives in Dehiwela Sri Lanka. firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.
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.
51, female, 5'1 150lbs, rose tatoo on lower leg. email@example.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
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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. email@example.com
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
I have not heard from my friend Rishantha Fraser and her family. They went to
visit her family in Sri Lanka for the Holidays. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
Tharani Ganasegaran, Mannar.
Information needed for Lawrence, Diane, Thavey and Adam Ganeshalingam. email@example.com
Seeking information about Ganeshamoorthy family, believed to be living in or
around Kollupituja (Majula or Sambasivam). firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
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.
I am looking for a friend from France who had a tourist resort in Sri Lanka.
His name is Eric Girardo. firstname.lastname@example.org
Sinhadeewaragama, Koggala, Habaraduwa. The owner of a new hotel just opened.
I am looking for my doctor, (G) Padinami Gonidiva, [who lives] on the west coast.
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. email@example.com
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! firstname.lastname@example.org
Hoping to hear that Vinod Gordon is safe and well. Any news is really appreciated.
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. email@example.com
Traveling with a friend whose first name is Yoshi. firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.
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! email@example.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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Gunesekara, Sena and family
Seeking information about Sena Gunesekara and family living in Matara, Sri Lanka.
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.
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. email@example.com
I am seeking information on my penfriend, Azha Halik, 20. She lives in Maradana
Road, Beruwalaq, Sri Lanka. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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. email@example.com
Hussein, Mohammed and Shanaz
Jewellers and friends, formerly of the Ramada Renaissance in Colombo. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
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
And her family, living in Matara.
Jarvis, Pat; Barry Leonards
Looking for Pat Jarvis & Barry Leonards firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
Jayasekara family of Kandewatta Terrace Nugegoda. Friends in Reading, England,
are anxious for news, especially of 9-year-old Devinie. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.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. firstname.lastname@example.org
Jayasuriya, Priyanka, Shaniya and Asini
Looking for Priyanka Jayasuriya (28), Shaniya Jayasuriya (28) and Asini Tihari
Jayasuriya (8 months).
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.
Looking for Heshani Jayawickram, 17 years old, tall and slim build, from Thalawathagoda,
Sri Lanka. email@example.com
We are trying to find out about Neeta Jaywickrama and her family of Lanka, Galhena
Road, Beruwala, Sri Lanka. firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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.
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. email@example.com
Moorthy Kapugamage is looking for his mother: Feethan Josep. She is 59 years
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Looking for Ratnam Kamalarasan (Jerome). Born December 12, 1971. Lavina, Sri
Lanka. Affiliated with Calvary Church, Pastor Leslie J. Mathews. email@example.com
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.
Has been holidaying in Sri Lanka. firstname.lastname@example.org
Osada Kariyawasame, age one-and-a-half, missing in Galle. J. Kariyawasame, age
59, missing in Galle.
Work colleague named Kanchana Karunaratna. Born in Sri Lanka -- now living in
Australia. Left Perth approximately December 22 with relatives to visit Sri
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. email@example.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
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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. email@example.com
I am trying to locate Rajitha Kulasiri a friend who lives in Galle. I have had
no news since the tsunami.
I am looking for the Kumarawadu family who live in Seenigama/Hikkaduwa. firstname.lastname@example.org
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!
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! email@example.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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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
I am looking for my Sri Lankan friends, Jayamini Udaya Kumare, Sujeewa Malshanthi
and their family in Ahangama. email@example.com
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
Looking for Jozef Kutlak from Slovakia. firstname.lastname@example.org
Lahir, Mahrouza and Sam
They run a small shop just under the lighthouse on Utrecht Bastion in Galle,
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. email@example.com
Trying to locate Vilag Lakmal and his family from Moraglla, Beruwala, and any
member of the Dapandurage family from the Matugama area. firstname.lastname@example.org
Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka. email@example.com
Laneroole, Maxwell Neville John
Maxwell Neville John Lanerolle, 40 years old from Kandy. firstname.lastname@example.org
I am looking for Erez Langer and his friend Eddie. They are from Israel. I don't
know if they are OK. email@example.com
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.
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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
I am looking for my friend Ishak Lebbe, his wife, Jause, and three children,
Omar, Zeenath and Zainab. email@example.com
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
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
Update: Thomas Mahendra from Sri Lanka has safely arrived back at U.C.I. campus.
We, his roommates, thank you.
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.
Weheragalla Road, Mirissa.
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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). email@example.com
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
Manawadu, Anuradha and Thushari
God-daughters Anuradha and Thushari Manawadu, lived in Welipiti Modara, Gintota,
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,
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
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.
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. email@example.com
I am looking for any information about Mr. Hikari Matsumoto, who is my friend.
His wife, Setsuko, is alive, and his son is dead. firstname.lastname@example.org also email@example.com
and firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org,
email@example.com, gucchies@firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com,
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
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! firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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. email@example.com
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 (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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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.
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? email@example.com
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.
I am looking for my mother. Her name is Chandra Nanayakkara. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
Nicholson, Champa and Andrew
Any information would be very appreciated.
Update: The Nicholsons are alive and well.
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.
Looking for Charith Nisahsale; he works in Kalutara, but was home with his wife
at Matara, Beach Road. firstname.lastname@example.org
Nishantha, Mishel Rebeccalee
Request news of Mishel Rebeccalee Nishantha and sons. Living in Kalutara north.
Address is Fonseka Place, Sea Beach Road.
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. email@example.com
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
Nazri Nizar -- I hope you and Toni are OK -- please call or e-mail, Eric, Ben
and I are worried about you. email@example.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.
He is from Sweden. Professor Staffan Ohrling of Mid-Sweden University. He was
at Unawatuna Beach Resort in Sri Lanka from November 23. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
My friend Erik Pedersen has a beach restaurant called Bambu on Negombo beach,
please contact Australia ASAP. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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. email@example.com
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.
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? firstname.lastname@example.org
Perera, Elizabeth and family
They are visiting family in Sri Lanka. email@example.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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.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. firstname.lastname@example.org
Denit Perez, usually lives in London, friend.
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.
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.
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. email@example.com
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.
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
[He is a] seaman, 34. They were anchored at sea in Colombo, Sri Lanka, when
the tsunami happened. MV Westerdiech Star shipping LTD. email@example.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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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? email@example.com
I'm looking for my friend Udaya Puswella [nickname-Raja] who is a freelance
tour guide in Sri Lanka. firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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. email@example.com
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.
Rajapaksha, Nalin Priyashantha Siriwardena and Kumari, Dugganna Walawwe Thushari
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.
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.
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.
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. email@example.com
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.
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
Missing, my brother Upali Rathansinghe, sister Pathma Rathansinghe, two kids
Nithya Nayanjith Rathansinghe and Ama Priyanjith Rathansinghe. They were at
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
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Raveendran, Mr and Angella
They have lived in Baticalow, if any one knows anything, contact me at email@example.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
Looking for David Robinson Jr. Hometown: Collegeville, Pennsylvania. DOB: 9/14/80.
Worked in travel, I think he issued visa to travelers. He lived in Sri Lanka
and is from there.
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.? firstname.lastname@example.org
I'm looking for Palitha Rodrigo and his family, 720 Uswetakeiyawa Kandana. E-mail
me if you find out something. email@example.com
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.
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.
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!
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?
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.
Looking for any information on the Samaraweera family, Sarath & Dammi, &
their two daughters, living in the Polgasowita area of Sri Lanka. firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Age 16; black hair and brown eyes email@example.com
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
From Medella Talawa, Waduraba, Galle. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
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.
Vfirstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org
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?
Occupation: boatwrights. Formerly lived in HI. Seattle, WA prior to that.
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. email@example.com
Selvaratnam, Anne Ishani
Looking for my roommate Anne Ishani Selvaratnam. If anyone knows anything let
me know asap.
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking for Shirani Seneveratne. Siri Mal Uyana, Sri Lanka. email@example.com
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? firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Looking for the Serpanchy family resciding in Dehiwela, are they OK?
Ayesha Sewwanei (7 years old) and family. Sponsered child of Christian Children's
Fund. Looking for information on whereabouts of child and family. email@example.com
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). firstname.lastname@example.org
Sijstermans, John; Anja; Kenneth
Family from the Netherlands. email@example.com
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Her name is Kirkia Sirnaka. PEEB4UGO24@aol.com
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.,
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.
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
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. email@example.com
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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. email@example.com
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,
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.
If everyone knows where my penpal, Chamali Suraweeraarachchige from Matara,
is please send me an email. I want to help her and her family.
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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.
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.
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.
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. email@example.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
Looking for Sanguman Thurairasa and his family missed in Sri Lanka living in
Biel, Switzerland. firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
He hasn't called back since the tsunami hit. He is from Gevgelija, Macedonia,
and is 45 years old.
Paul and Lucy and their two daughters, Kitty (12), Esmie (10). email@example.com
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
I'm looking for information concerning a friend of mine. Her name is Vositha
Vijenayake from Matara. Thank you in advance. email@example.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. firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking for any information on Nadeeka Vithanachchi from Haburugala, Bentota.
Also Eden Spa Hotel, Beruwela, where she works. Thank you. email@example.com
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.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.
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
Weinstock, Nonny; and Dorothy Leeds
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.
"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
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!
Looking for information on Rosita Wickermisinghe and family. Lily is very concerned
about Minusha. email@example.com
I need to know about my friend and if Badulla, Sri Lanka, was effected by tsunami.
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Tissa Wickramasuriya was last working at a resort in Sri Lanka. No other
information available. email@example.com
I am looking for information about my friend Maheen Wickramasinghe and his family,
who were vacationing in Sri Lanka from Ontario, Canada. firstname.lastname@example.org
He works at the Peacock Hotel in Hambantota and lives at Uduwilla /Tissamaharama.
Wickrema, Samara Sean
Age 16, black hair, brown eyes email@example.com
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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. email@example.com
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.
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
I am looking for a Sri Lankan Robert Wilson, approximately 30 years old. Do
you know whether he is safe and where he is? email@example.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! firstname.lastname@example.org
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. email@example.com
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Looking for Jack Worthington, last known to be traveling in Sri Lanka over the
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.
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. email@example.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
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
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.
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.
Her name is Sonja Zimmerman from Kongen, Germany. JLC84@comcast.net
I am trying to locate Muhamed Zuhair. Any information on Mo would help us. Please