International Missing Children’s Day
Seventeen countries from four continents will today recognise International Missing International Day (IMCD), as part of the Global Missing Children’s Network (GMCN).
To highlight IMCD this year, the GMCN has launched a range of new preventative tips to help parents to prevent their children from going missing.
Virtual Global Taskforce Chairman Neil Gaughan said it is important to teach children how to stay safe and inform them of risks they may encounter.
“By using these tips, parents and carers can do their part in ensuring their children learn how to remain safe.
“Following these types of preventative measures can have a positive impact on missing children’s cases,” Mr Gaughan said.
If anyone has information relating to a missing child they should contact the National Missing Persons Coordination Centre on 1800 000 634.
The preventative tips are available in 10 different languages on the Australian Federal Police (AFP)’s ‘Help Bring Them Home’ website.
For further information, visit the AFP website.
International Missing Children's Day 2012
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