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Hugh Sheridan's little brother has made contact with his family after Nepal earthquake.

UPDATE: Zachary Sheridan, who was listed as missing in Nepal, is safe and well.

The brother of former Packed to the Rafters star Hugh Sheridan contacted his family and posted on Facebook that he had arrived safely in Lobuche, Fairfax reports.

The Nepal earthquake’s death toll now sits at more than 4000 people.

“I am safe. I’m really sorry for everyone affected, especially my guide’s family,” he wrote.

“We’ve had no news but that it was 7.9. Communication has been down otherwise I would have obviously let you know earlier. Thanks Gran for looking over me.”

Previously, Mamamia reported:

Hugh Sheridan is taking matters into his own hands to find his missing brother in Nepal.

Packed to the Rafters star, Hugh Sheridan, is traveling to Nepal to help find his brother Zachary, who was reported missing after the nation was struck by a 7.9 magnitude earthquake.

Hugh Sheridan (right) with his brother Zachary. Image: Facebook.

Sheridan, 29, took to Instagram to share the news with his fans and other Australians waiting to hear from loved ones.

“I will be with a small crew helping with a chopper, a dr [sic] and we will have a satellite phone available for any Australian there who needs to reach home and tell their loved ones they’re ok,” he wrote.

“Stay positive everyone, I feel optimistic that he is alive and stuck.”

Thank you everyone for your messages and your kind words. I’m on my way to Nepal now and will head toward base camp to try and find Zachary. I will be with a small crew helping with a chopper, a dr and we will have a satellite phone available for any Australian there who needs to reach home and tell their loved ones they’re ok, I know so many of us are still waiting to hear but communication is down. Stay positive everyone, I feel optimistic that he is alive and stuck. I know that the news have been eager to talk to my mum but it would be respectful to leave her alone at this time. My heart goes out to every family who is still waiting to hear, I can’t imagine how they feel at Mt Everest. I’m looking forward to seeing my little brother and getting him out safely. This was the last picture he sent me, he sure captured her beauty. #family #nepal #australia #speaklove

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The star remains optimistic his 20-year-old brother is safe and well, and says he is looking forward to seeing him.

Zachary is still listed as missing on the Red Cross Family Links website.

Related content: These Australians are still missing in Nepal.

Hugh took to Twitter yesterday calling for fans to pray for his brother.

Zachary was reportedly on Mount Everest when the quake struck.

The death toll following the quake has reached 3,218, the local ministry reports.

Foreign Affairs Minister, Julie Bishop said 830 Australians have been accounted for, but the total number of those missing is still unclear.

If you are concerned for a relative or friend in Nepal, call the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade 24-hour consular emergency line on 1300 555 135 within Australia or +61 2 6261 3305 from outside.

If you would like to donate to the rebuilding efforts, a fund has been started at Global Giving. You can find the relief fund here.

You can also donate to CARE Emergency to supply medical resources here or to Mercy Corps, who will be helping the survivors, here.