www.direct.gov.uk/en/Governmentcitizensandrights/Death/WhatToDoAfterADeath/DG_10029476 -Help & Information for when somebody dies abroad
www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Foreigntravel/IfThingsGoWrong/DG_4018194 - Help & Information for Murder Abroad
Foreign & Commonwealth Office
Consular Assistance: 020 7008 1500
www.fco.gov.uk/en/news/latest-news/?view=News&id=659719382 - For British Nationals experiencing a crisis abroad
www.fco.gov.uk/resources/en/pdf/2855621/death-overseas - Death Overseas PDF
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office is the government department responsible for promoting the interests of the United Kingdom overseas. These links contain key information and advice on how the FCO can help you if a friend or relative dies whilst abroad.
Specific information and support for people who have suffered a bereavement abroad.
Cruse Bereavement Care
Day by Day Helpline: 0844 477 9400
Young Person's freephone helpline: 0808 808 1677
Cruse Bereavement Care exists to promote the well-being of bereaved people and to enable anyone bereaved by death to understand their grief and cope with their loss. The organisation provides counselling and support and offers information, advice, education and training services.
The Compassionate Friends
Helpline: 0845 123 2304
The Compassionate Friends provide one-to-one support, local support groups and produce a range of publications for parents, children, grandparents and professionals, as well as a website specifically for people dealing with the death of a brother or sister.
SOBS - Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide
Helpline: 0844 561 6855
SOBS exists to meet the needs and break the isolation of those bereaved by the suicide of a close relative or friend, aiming to provide a safe, confidential environment in which bereaved people can share their experiences and feelings, so giving and gaining support from each other.
Helpline: 0845 20 30 405
Winston’s Wish supports children and young people to rebuild their life after a family bereavement, the Winston's Wish family line offers practical support and guidance to anyone concerned about a grieving child.
The Way Foundation
Telephone: 0870 011 3450
WAY offers support and friendship to young bereaved people, whatever their circumstances, however long ago their partner died. We help men and women up to the age of 50, parents and those without children.