As many as 25,000 people were reported missing in the east last year.
Anglia News has spoken to one woman filled with anguish and fear for her missing father.
Ann Hawker from Hertfordshire's 88 year old father Gwyn Morris went missing from his care home two weeks ago.
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Cloudy with some rain first thing, perhaps locally sleet or snow, however this will soon clear to leave a bright and breezy day.
There will be a few wintry showers tonight but tomorrow will see some sunny spells.
A man from Northamptonshire has begun an epic journey, to walk 5,500 miles from his home town of Kettering to Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa.