U.S. Victims of Terrorism Abroad Task Force

U.S. Victims of Terrorism Abroad Task Force

I AM AN AMERICAN VICTIM OF TERRORISM ABROAD. WHO SHOULD I CONTACT?

If you are a victim of a recent overseas terrorist attack and are currently still located in a foreign country, contact the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate; or in an emergency, call these numbers for the Department of State’s Overseas Citizens Services:

PhoneFrom the U.S. & Canada:
1-888-407-4747

PhoneFrom Overseas:
+1 202-501-4444

Alternatively, if you are a victim, or think that you may be a victim of a prior overseas terrorist attack, and you have not done so already, please contact the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to provide your contact information.

 

U.S. Government Response to U.S. Citizen Victims of Terrorism Overseas

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The above diagram is intended to show how the U.S. government interagency works together to assist U.S. victims of overseas terrorism in the immediate aftermath of an attack and over the long term. Please click on the hyperlinks in the diagram or on the agency/office links to the left to learn more about their roles and responsibilities. Please know that the links and resources provided here are not exhaustive, and that there may be other publications, organizations, or resources that you may find helpful to meet your needs.

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Quick Links for American Victims of Terrorism Abroad

Other Governmental and Non-Governmental (NGO) Resources: