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Emergency Numbers

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Overseas and need to make an emergency call? We have endeavoured to bring you all the numbers you need. Our information should be correct as of 12th March, 2016, but we would recommend that you double-check all the numbers you may need before traveling. If you do find any changes to this list, then please inform us so we can update our data. Thank you.

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Africa

CountryPoliceAmbulanceFire
    
Algeria1714 
National Gendarmerie - 1055; Counter Terrorist Unit - 1548; Support for children - 3033; Mobile phones - 112.   
Angola113112115
    
Botswana911  
Police - 999; Ambulance - 997; Fire - 998; Mobile phones - 112.   
Cameroon112  
Police - 117; Ambulance - 119; Fire - 118.   
Chad1718 
    
Djibouti171918
    
Egypt122123180
Tourist Police - 126; Traffic Police - 128; Electricity emergency - 121; Gas emergency - 129.   
Ghana999  
Police - 191; Ambulance - 193; Fire - 192.   
Mali171518
Ambulance, Fire - 112.   
Mauritius112114115
Police - 999; Fire - 995.   
Morocco1915 
Royal Gendarmerie - 177; Drugs & alcohol service - 113; Racial discrimination - 114;   
    
Non-emergency disturbances - 110; General information - 160; National Freeway Call Center - 5050.   
Nigeria112  
    
Rwanda112912112
Traffic accident - 113.   
Sierra Leone19999 
    
Somalia888999555
Traffic accident - 777.   
South Africa10 11110 177 
Mobile phones - 112; Emergency in Cape Town - 107.   
Sudan999  
Traffic Police - 777 777.   
Tunisia197190198
National guard - 193.   
Uganda112911112
Police, Fire - 999.   
Zambia999991993
Mobile phones - 112.   
Zimbabwe999  
Police - 995; Ambulance - 994; Fire - 993; Mobile phones - 112.  

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Asia

CountryPoliceAmbulanceFire
    
Afghanistan100102101
    
Bahrain999  
Mobile phones - 112.   
Bangladesh9991999 555 555
Those numbers are valid for Dhaka and Chittagong only.   
Burma999  
Police - 199; Ambulance - 192; Fire - 191.   
Cambodia117119118
    
China110120119
Traffic accident (road police) - 122; Private ambulance service (Beijing) - 999.   
    
Dialing 112 on mobile phones in China plays a bilingual message in English and Chinese about other accessible emergency numbers.   
East Timor112  
    
Hong Kong999  
Mobile phones - 112; Deaf fax (fixed line) or SMS (mobile phones) - 992 (connects to all emergency services).   
India100102101
Chennai Traffic Police - 103; Delhi Traffic Police - 1095; Kolkata Traffic Police - 1073.   
    
108 is used as a general emergency number in Bangalore, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Punjab, Gujarat, Uttarakhand, Goa, Rajasthan,   
    
Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Kerala, Odisha, Assam, Meghalaya, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.   
Indonesia110118113
Mobile phones - 112; Ambulance - 119; Search & rescue - 115; Natural disasters - 129; Electricity emergency - 123.   
Iran110115125
Mobile phones - 112.   
Israel100101102
Mobile phones - 112. Israel Electric Corporation - 103; Municipal hazards (non-emergency) - 106.   
Japan110119 
Coast guard - 118; Emergency question - # 7119 (free call), # 9110 (pay call).   
Jordan911  
Mobile phones - 112.   
Kazakhstan112  
Police - 102; Ambulance - 103; Fire - 101; Gas leaks - 104.   
North Korea119  
Mobile phones - 112. Operators speak Korean, some may speak English, Russian or Chinese.   
South Korea112119 
National security - 111; Reporting spies - 113; Missing persons - 182; Phone service provider - 114.   
Kuwait112  
    
Lebanon112140175
Police - 160.   
Macau999  
Mobile phones - 110 or 112.   
Maldives119102118
    
Malaysia999  
Mobile phones - 112.   
Mongolia105  
Police - 102; Ambulance - 103; Fire - 101.   
Nepal100102101
Traffic police - 103; Mobile phones - 112.   
Oman999  
Mobile phones - 112.   
Pakistan15112216
Traffic police - 1915; Mobile phones - 112.   
Philippines117  
Mobile phones - 112 or 911. 117 may also be texted from mobile phones. Motorist assistance - 136 (Metro Manila only); Child abuse (Bantay Bata area) - 163.   
Qatar999  
Mobile phones - 112.   
Saudi Arabia999997998
Traffic police - 993; Ambulance - 08, 112 or 911.   
Singapore999995 
Mobile phones - 112 or 911.   
Sri Lanka119110 
Accident service - 11 269 11 11.   
Syria112110113
    
Republic of China (Taiwan)110119 
Mobile phones - 112.   
Tajikistan112  
Police - 102; Ambulance - 103; Fire - 101; Gas leaks - 104.   
Thailand1911669199
Bangkok EMS Ambulance (Bangkok only) - 1646; Tourist Police - 1155; Traffic Control Center (Bangkok Metro only) - 1197; Highway Patrol - 1193; Mobile phones - 112.   
United Arab Emirates112  
Police - 999; Ambulance - 998; Fire - 997; Coast guard - 996; Non-emergency police - 901.   
Vietnam113115114

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Europe

NB. The common European emergency number is 112 (following Directive 2002/22/EC – Universal Service Directive) and also standard on GSM mobile phones. 112 is used in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Eire, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine and the UK.

CountryPoliceAmbulanceFire
    
Albania112  
Police - 129; Ambulance - 127; Fire - 128; Traffic police - 126.   
Andorra112  
Police - 110; Ambulance - 116; Fire - 118.   
Armenia102103101
Gas leaks - 104; Traffic police - 177; Search & rescue - 108.   
Austria112  
Police - 133; Ambulance - 144; Fire - 122; Gas leaks - 128; Mountain rescue - 140; Doctors - 141; Crisis-hotline - 142; Support for children and teens - 147.   
Azerbaijan112  
Police - 102; Ambulance - 103; Fire - 101; Traffic police - 126.   
Belarus102103101
Fire - 112; Gas leaks - 104.   
Belgium112  
Police - 101; Fire, Ambulance - 100; Missing children - 116 000; Mental problems - 106; Red Cross - 105. If dialing 112 for police, operator has to redirect the caller to 101.   
Bosnia and Herzegovina112  
Police - 122; Ambulance - 124; Fire - 123; Civil protection - 121.   
Bulgaria112  
    
Croatia112  
Police - 192; Ambulance - 194; Fire - 193; Search & rescue at sea - 195; Road help - 1987.   
Cyprus112 or 199  
    
Czech Republic112  
Police - 158; Ambulance - 155; Fire - 150; Municipal police - 156.   
Denmark112  
Non-emergency police - 114; Helpline for guidance from doctors and nurses - 1813.   
Estonia112  
    
Faroe Islands112  
    
Finland112  
    
France112  
Police - 17; Hospital-operated ambulance (SAMU) - 15; Fire brigade-operated ambulance, Fire - 18; Homeless - 115; Deaf FAX/SMS - 114 (connects to all emergency services).   
Georgia112  
    
Germany112  
Police - 110.   
Gibraltar112 or 999  
Fire, Ambulance - 190; Police - 199.   
Greece112  
Police - 100; Ambulance - 166; Fire - 199; Forest fire - 1591; Coast guard - 108; Counter-narcotics - 109; Tourist police - 171; Social aid - 197.   
Greenland112  
Mobile phones only. If using a landline phone, you must call the local police station, hospital or fire brigade.   
Hungary112  
Police - 107; Ambulance - 104; Fire - 105.   
Iceland112  
Non-emergency police (Reykjavík Area) - 444 10 00. 911 redirects to 112 on mobile phones.   
Republic of Ireland112 or 999  
    
Italy112  
Ambulance - 118; Fire - 115; State Police - 113; Carabinieri - 112; Forest Service - 1515; Guardia di Finanza (Customs/Financial Police) - 117; Coast guard - 1530. 911 redirects to 112.   
Kosovo112  
Police - 192; Ambulance - 194; Fire - 193.   
Latvia112  
Police - 110; Ambulance - 113; Gas leaks - 114.   
Lithuania112  
    
Luxembourg112  
Police - 113.   
Macedonia112  
Police - 192; Ambulance - 194; Fire - 193.   
Malta112  
    
Moldova902903901
Police - 112.   
Monaco112  
Police - 17; Hospital-operated ambulance - 15; Fire brigade-operated ambulance, Fire - 18.   
Montenegro112  
Police - 122; Ambulance - 124; Fire - 123.   
Netherlands112  
Text phone - 0800 81 12; Non-emergency police - 0900 88 44 or 034 357 88 44; Non-emergency police (text phone) 0900 18 44; Suicide prevention - 0900 01 13;   
    
Animal emergency - 144; Child abuse - 0900 123 12 30; Anti-Bullying - 0800 90 50.   
Norway112113110
Non-emergency police - 02 800; Child abuse and family violence - 116 111; Text phone - 1412.   
Poland112  
Police - 997; Ambulance - 999; Fire - 998; Municipal police - 986; Gas leaks - 992.   
Portugal112  
Forest fire - 117; Social emergency - 144.   
Romania112  
    
Russia112  
Police - 102; Ambulance - 103; Fire - 101; Gas leaks - 104.   
San Marino113118115
Carabinieri - 112.   
Serbia192194193
Civil protection - 1985; 112 redirects to 192.   
Slovakia112  
Police - 158; Ambulance - 155; Fire - 150.   
Slovenia112  
Police - 113.   
Spain112  
Police - 091; Ambulance - 061; Fire - 080; Local police - 092; Civil guard - 062; Coast guard - 902 202 202; Civil protection - 1006.   
Sweden112  
Non-emergency police - 114 14; Non-emergency medical advice - 1177; Information during accidents and crises - 113 13.   
Switzerland112  
Police - 117; Ambulance - 144; Fire - 118; Poison control - 145; Traffic accident - 140; Psychological support (free, anonymous) - 143;   
    
Psychological support for teens and children (free, anonymous) - 147; Helicopter air-rescue (Rega) - 1414 or by radio on 161.300 MHz; Air rescue (Air Glaciers) (Valais only) - 1415.   
Turkey112  
Police - 155; Fire brigade - 110; Gendarmerie - 156; Coastguard - 158; Municipal police - 153; Gas leaks - 197; Electricity emergency - 186; Water emergency - 185;   
    
Poison emergency - 114; Child abuse and family violence - 183; Forest fire - 177.   
Ukraine112  
Fire - 101; Police - 102; Ambulance - 103; Gas leaks - 104.   
United Kingdom112 or 999  
Non-emergency police (local authorities in some areas) - 101; Non-emergency health issues - 111.   
    
Deaf people and people who are unable to speak can text 999 after registration by sending a text message with the word 'Register' to 999, details at www.emergencysms.org.uk.   
Vatican City113118115
Carabinieri - 112.  

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Oceania

CountryPoliceAmbulanceFire
    
Australia000  
Mobile phones - 112; State Emergency Service - 132 500; National Relay Service - 106; Non-emergency police - 131 444 (NSW, QLD, SA,WA, NT, TAS ACT);   
Crime Stoppers - 1 800 333 000; Threats to national security - 1 800 123 400.   
Fiji000 or 911  
Crime Stoppers - 919.   
New Zealand111  
Traffic - *555 (mobile phones only). 112 and 911 redirect to 111 on mobile phones. 000 and 999 plays a pre-recorded message advising the caller to call 111. Deaf TTY - 0800 161 610;   
    
Deaf fax - 0800 161 616; Deaf SMS - 111 (registered mobile phones only); Crime Stoppers - 0800 555 111.   
Solomon Islands999  
There are also local numbers in cities which are quicker than dialling 999.   
Vanuatu112 

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North America & Caribbean

CountryPoliceAmbulanceFire
    
Barbados911511311
    
Canada911  
Non-emergency - 311 (some areas only). 112 redirects to 911 on mobile phones.   
Cayman Islands911  
    
Costa Rica911  
Mobile phones - 112.   
Dominican Republic911  
112 redirects to 911 on mobile phones.   
El Salvador911  
    
Guatemala110120123
Private medical insurance - 911.   
Haiti114118115
    
Honduras199195198
    
Jamaica119110 
    
Mexico666568
Not all these three numbers are available in every state. Information about emergencies - 060.   
Nicaragua911  
Police - 118; Ambulance - 128; Fire - 115.   
Panama911  
Police - 104; Fire - 103.   
Saint Pierre and Miquelon171518
    
The Bahamas911 or 919  
Mobile phones - 112.   
Trinidad and Tobago999990 
    
United States of America911  
Various services are available through regional or national N11 codes (e.g.: 311 for non-emergency police / city services) in certain areas. 112 may redirect to 911, but should not be relied upon.  

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South America

CountryPoliceAmbulanceFire
    
Argentina101107100
Police - 911; Civil defense - 103; Forest fire - 105; Coast guard - 106. 112 redirects to 911 on mobile phones.   
Bolivia110118119
911 redirects to 110.   
Brazil190192193
Federal highway police - 191; Federal police - 194; Civil police - 197; State highway police - 198; Civil defense - 199; Human rights - 100; Emergency in Mercosul area - 128.   
    
112 and 911 redirect to 190 on mobile phones.   
Chile133131132
Useful mnemonic is ABC123: Ambulancia (Ambulance) 131, Bomberos (Fire) 132, Carabineros (Police) 133. 911 redirects to 133.   
Colombia123  
Police - 112; Ambulance - 132; Fire - 119; Traffic accident - 127, GAULA (anti-kidnapping) - 165.   
Ecuador911  
Police - 101; Fire - 102; Any emergency in Guayaquil - 112; Traffic accident in Guayaquil - 103; Red Cross - 131.   
French Guiana112  
Police - 17; Ambulance - 15; Fire - 18.   
Guyana911913912
    
Paraguay911141131
    
Peru105117116
Civil defense - 115; Domestic violence - 100.   
Suriname112  
Police - 111; Ambulance - 113; Fire - 110.   
Uruguay911  
Ambulance - 105; Fire - 104.   
Venezuela911 

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