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The death of a relative or friend is always distressing. However, if it happens abroad the distress can be made worse by practical problems. Consular Directorate in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Consular Section of the British Embassy in Belgium are ready to help in any way that they can. You may be uncertain what to do next or who to contact for advice.