PEOPLE LOCATOR® and ReUnite®

PEOPLE LOCATOR® is intended for the general public to report missing and/or found people on the site after large scale diaster. We encourage its use by emergency managers, disaster camp coordinators, disaster relief organizations, and medical aid and relief workers who are assisting in family reunification efforts after a disaster. ReUnite® is the post-disaster family reunification tool used after a disaster,for reporting and searching for missing or found person information on the U.S. National Library of Medicine‚Äôs (NLM's) PEOPLE LOCATOR® website. In general, for both PEOPLE LOCATOR® and Reunite®, you may:
  • Search for a person
  • Report a missing or found person (with or without an account)
  • Compose reports by taking or attaching photos and adding details such as age, gender, event, condition, and location
  • Search posted reports using matching, sorting, and filtering
  • Search using text or Photo
The NLM, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has in its mission the development of communication systems technology to improve the delivery of health information. The ReUnite® app is designed to speed searching and uploading information about missing and found persons to NLM's PEOPLE LOCATOR® site. The PEOPLE LOCATOR®system was developed to assist in post-disaster family reunification as well as to study the utility of such tools in responding to disasters.

PEOPLE LOCATOR®

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Search for missing and found persons reports from a web browser
A cross-platform solution for persons reports from any device, any operating system, and any screen size.
  • The administrator has tools to manage user accounts and overall utilizations
  • Charts and tables provide data overviews and itemizations
  • For reports, additional data can be entered, and a revision history is maintained
  • Search options includes both text and photo
  • NLM's instance of PEOPLE LOCATOR® https://pl.nlm.nih.gov

ReUnite® for iOS

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Report and search for missing people from a your iPhone or iPad
A cross-platform solution for managing patient records from any device, any operating system, and any screen size.
  • Search for posted reports using matching, sorting, and filtering
  • Report a missing or found person
  • Compose reports by taking or attaching photos (cropping supported) and entering details such as age, gender, event, condition, and location
  • Receive push notifications when there is a new event

ReUnite for Android

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Report and search for missing people from a your Android Phone or Tablet
  • Search posted reports using matching, sorting, and filtering
  • Report a missing or found person
  • Compose reports by taking or attaching photos and entering details such as age, gender, event, condition, and location
  • Facilitates cropping the image for reporting