Follow this procedure to obtain information from the records of a survivor study organization
or an organization which aids survivors.
|Ask the claimant if he/she ever gave the history of his/her experiences to such an
|• If yes, go to step 2.
|• If no, request other evidence of survivor status.
|• Ask for the name and address of the organization.
|• Obtain an organization from the claimant for the organization to release pertinent
information to SSA.
|Ask the organization to provide the age or DB shown in its records for the claimant,
and the country in which the survivor was subject to persecution.
|Accept any other information the organization may furnish.
|NOTE:The fact that the age in the organization's records is the same as that shown in the
claimant's domestic evidence is not determinative of the correct DB. Many survivors simply did not trust any organization
to protect them, and continued to use the incorrect DB.