Many refugees had to leave family members behind, some lost family members on the way to Germany.
Application form for relocation
Once a refugee has been assigned to a town in NRW, he or she may move to another place under certain circumstances (such as a family reunion with their spouse or their children). He or she has to apply for this at the administration in Arnsberg. The following form is to be completed and sent to Arnsberg:
Antrag zur Umverteilung gem. Paragraph 50 51 AsylG (in German)
You can find some more information on the page of the Arnsberg district government (in English and French as well).
There’s an official website giving you information on how to apply for a family reunion:
You can also find and fill out the official applications there.
Find your relatives in Europe
If you’re looking for relatives or friends who got lost on the way, these websites may help you:
SEARCH AND FIND YOUR FAMILY FOR REFUGEES (Facebook group)