U.S. military authorities in South Korea on Friday were continuing their efforts to account for members of their military communities who were or may have been in the disaster-stricken areas, said Army Col. MaryAnn Cummings, chief spokeswoman for U.S. Forces Korea, in Seoul.

A Marine spokeswoman on Okinawa said Wednesday that officials there had not been made aware of anyone missing; no update was given Thursday. Bases in Japan reported earlier this week that all personnel were accounted for.

Department of Defense Dependents Schools-Pacific officials said Wednesday that 14 teachers believed to have been vacationing in Thailand were unaccounted for. DODDS-Pacific officials did not respond to requests for an update on Thursday.

Americans looking for information about a missing person or with information about someone can call the American Citizen Services hot line in Thailand at 66-2-205-4049, or ask questions or submit information at

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