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I can't get in touch with my dad...

(20 Posts)
Kimmy1986 Fri 25-Oct-13 10:46:00

I don't really know why I'm posting this or if it's even In the right place but I had a phone call off my mum this morning saying she can't get hold of my dad and it's got me really worried.

He's just started a new job in Dubai last week and she spoke to him yesterday morning and he said that last night he was going to go for a wander round to get his bearings and she hasn't heard from him since.

She tried to skype him as it's saying he's online but there's no answer, we've tried both his mobiles, one is off and the other ringing out, he hasn't been on what'sapp since Monday and he's not getting any Facebook messages either.

I just don't really know what to do, he's the kind of man that ALWAYS has his phone near as he's worked away in various places for years so it's always been easy to contact him. It's just not like him and now Its going round and round in my head that something's happened.

He only moved into his new apartment the other day so we have no address, no phone number and we don't know anyone that he works with.

I don't even know why I'm posting this, I just need some reassurance... confused

MirandaWest Fri 25-Oct-13 10:48:07

Do you know what company he's working for? I'd try getting in touch with them. Hope you hear from him soon.

Kimmy1986 Fri 25-Oct-13 10:49:40

Yes we do, my mum tried to phone this morning but it's the weekend so nobody was picking up, I'll keep trying though.

LondonNinja Fri 25-Oct-13 10:50:28

Might be better in chat, OP.

Yes, contact the workplace ASAP. This must be really worrying - hopefully he ran out of battery power and you'll hear from him soon.

LondonNinja Fri 25-Oct-13 10:51:31

If you don't hear from him soon, consider calling the British embassy?

cabernetshiraz Fri 25-Oct-13 10:55:01

I'm sure there's a simple explanation, but understand why you're so worried sad

phantomhairpuller Fri 25-Oct-13 21:32:55

Any news OP?

cloudskitchen Fri 25-Oct-13 22:11:15

I can understand your worry. I hope you have already heard from him or do so very soon.

Glenshee Fri 25-Oct-13 23:41:55

What a terrible feeling. Waiting and not being able to do anything is really hard.

LondonNinja Sat 26-Oct-13 00:02:44

Hope you've heard from him.

busylizzie76 Sat 26-Oct-13 13:22:10

Any update op? I hope all is ok!

Mojavewonderer Sat 26-Oct-13 18:51:59

Gosh I would be frantic with worry too. In hope your dad is safe and sound op.

cjel Sat 26-Oct-13 19:09:37

Hope you find him, hand holdingx

DizzyCow63 Sat 26-Oct-13 19:48:12

Hope you've heard from him by now OP x

2children2cats Sat 26-Oct-13 20:31:13

How worrying, I hope u have heard from him now x

LondonNinja Sat 26-Oct-13 20:33:32

Bumping and hoping all's ok

NatashaBee Sat 26-Oct-13 20:39:39

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

GilmoursPillow Sun 27-Oct-13 04:16:04

OP, today is the first day of the working week here in the UAE. We're also 4 hours ahead of you now so offices/companies etc will be opening very soon if not already.

If there's anything I can do to help please PM me. I can put a call out on a very widely read forum or on my own FB page to reach my friends in Dubai.

I'm hoping this is not necessary because you've heard from him by now.

cjel Sun 27-Oct-13 11:26:24

hope hes back in touch now?x

NatashaBee Tue 29-Oct-13 00:05:13

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

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