First Aid/Appendix F: Emergency Telephone Numbers

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To assist the injured in getting aid, most countries have designated a specific number as a universal emergency telephone number. Another name for it is the emergency services number. Dialing this number should connect you to the nearest EMS call center. With mobile phones, it may be advantageous to use a local number, as the recognized call center may be incorrect.

Africa[edit]

Country Police Ambulance Fire Notes
File:Flag of Algeria.svg 17 14 National Gendarmerie - 1055; Counter Terrorist Unit - 1548; Support for children - 3033; Mobile phones - 112.
File:Flag of Angola.svg 113[1] 112[2] 115[3]
File:Flag of Ascension Island.svg 6666[4] 6000 911
File:Flag of Botswana.svg 911 Police - 999; Ambulance - 997; Fire - 998; Mobile phones - 112.
File:Flag of Cameroon.svg 112 Police - 117; Ambulance - 119; Fire - 118.
File:Flag of Cape Verde.svg 132 130 131
File:Flag of Chad.svg 17 18[5]
File:Flag of Djibouti.svg 17 19[6] 18
File:Flag of Egypt.svg 122 123 180 Tourist Police – 126; Traffic Police – 128; Electricity emergency – 121; Gas emergency – 129.
File:Flag of Ethiopia.svg 91 92 93
File:Flag of Ghana.svg 999 Police - 191; Ambulance - 193; Fire - 192.
File:Flag of Mali.svg 17 112 Ambulance - 15; Fire - 18.[7]
File:Flag of Mauritius.svg 112 114 115 Police - 999; Fire - 995.
File:Flag of Morocco.svg 19 15 Royal Gendarmerie - 177; Drugs & alcohol service - 113; Racial discrimination - 114; Non-emergency disturbances - 110; General information - 160; National Freeway Call Center - 5050.
File:Flag of Nigeria.svg 112
File:Flag of Réunion.svg 17 15 18 Ambulance - 112.
File:Flag of Rwanda.svg 112[8] 912 112[8] Traffic accident - 113.
File:Flag of Sierra Leone.svg 019 999
File:Flag of Somalia.svg 888 999 555 Traffic accident - 777.
File:Flag of South Africa.svg 10 111 10 177 Mobile phones - 112; Emergency in Cape Town - 107.
File:Flag of Sudan.svg 999 Traffic Police - 777 777.
File:Flag of Tunisia.svg 197 190 198 National guard – 193.
File:Flag of Uganda.svg 112 911 112 Police, Fire - 999.
File:Flag of Zambia.svg 999 991 993 Mobile phones - 112.
File:Flag of Zimbabwe.svg 999 Police - 995; Ambulance - 994; Fire - 993; Mobile phones - 112.

Asia[edit]

Country Police Ambulance Fire Notes
File:Flag of Afghanistan.svg 119[9] 112[10] 119[11]
File:Flag of Bahrain.svg 999 Mobile phones - 112.
File:Flag of Bangladesh.svg 999 199 9 555 555 Those numbers are valid for Dhaka and Chittagong only.
File:Flag of Burma.svg 999 Police - 199; Ambulance - 192; Fire - 191.
File:Flag of Cambodia.svg 117 119 118
File:Flag of People's Republic of China.svg 110 120 119 Traffic accident (road police) - 122; Private ambulance service (Beijing) - 999. Dialling 112 on mobile phones in China plays a bilingual message in English and Chinese about other accessible emergency numbers.
File:Flag of East Timor.svg 112
File:Flag of Hong Kong.svg 999 Mobile phones - 112; Deaf fax (fixed line) or SMS (mobile phones) - 992 (connects to all emergency services).
File:Flag of India.svg 100 102 101 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.
File:Flag of Indonesia.svg 110 118 113 Mobile phones - 112; Ambulance - 119; Search & rescue - 115; Natural disasters - 129; Electricity emergency - 123.
File:Flag of Iran.svg 110 115 125 Mobile phones - 112.
File:Flag of Israel.svg 100 101 102 Mobile phones - 112. Israel Electric Corporation - 103; Municipal hazards (non-emergency) - 106.
File:Flag of Japan.svg 110 119 Coast guard - 118;[12] Emergency question - # 7119 (free call), # 9110 (pay call). 911 redirects to 110.
File:Flag of Jordan.svg 911 Mobile phones - 112.
File:Flag of Kazakhstan.svg 112 Police - 102; Ambulance - 103; Fire - 101; Gas leaks - 104.
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 119 Mobile phones - 112. Operators speak Korean, some may speak English, Russian or Chinese.
Republic of Korea 112 119 National security - 111; Reporting spies - 113; Missing persons - 182; Phone service provider - 114.[13]
File:Flag of Kuwait.svg 112
File:Flag of Lebanon.svg 112 140 175 Police - 160.
File:Flag of Macau.svg 999 Mobile phones - 110 or 112.
File:Flag of Maldives.svg 119 102 118
File:Flag of Malaysia.svg 999 Mobile phones - 112.
File:Flag of Mongolia.svg 105 Police - 102; Ambulance - 103; Fire - 101.
File:Flag of Nepal.svg 100 102 101 Traffic police - 103; Mobile phones - 112.
File:Flag of Oman.svg 999 Mobile phones - 112.
File:Flag of Pakistan.svg 15 1122 16 Traffic police - 1915; Mobile phones - 112.
File:Flag of Philippines.svg 117 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.
File:Flag of Qatar.svg 999 Mobile phones - 112.
File:Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg 999 997 998 Traffic police - 993; Ambulance - 08, 112 or 911.
File:Flag of Singapore.svg 999 995 Mobile phones - 112 or 911.
File:Flag of Sri Lanka.svg 119 110 Accident service - 11 269 11 11.
File:Flag of Syria.svg 112 110 113
File:Flag of Republic of China.svg (Taiwan) 110 119 Mobile phones - 112.
File:Flag of Tajikistan.svg 112 Police - 102; Ambulance - 103; Fire - 101; Gas leaks - 104.
File:Flag of Thailand.svg 191 1669 199 Bangkok EMS Ambulance (Bangkok only) - 1646; Tourist Police - 1155; Traffic Control Center (Bangkok Metro only) - 1197; Highway Patrol - 1193; Mobile phones - 112.
File:Flag of United Arab Emirates.svg 112 Police - 999; Ambulance - 998; Fire - 997; Coast guard - 996; Non-emergency police - 901.
File:Flag of Vietnam.svg 113 115 114

Europe[edit]

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, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Republic of Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine and the United Kingdom in addition to their other emergency numbers.[14][15][16][17]

Country Police Ambulance Fire Notes
File:Flag of Albania.svg 112 Police - 129; Ambulance - 127; Fire - 128; Traffic police – 126.[18]
File:Flag of Andorra.svg 112 Police - 110; Ambulance - 116; Fire - 118.
File:Flag of Armenia.svg 911 Police - 102; Ambulance - 103; Fire - 101; Gas leaks – 104; Traffic police – 177; Search & rescue - 108.
File:Flag of Austria.svg 112 Police – 133; Ambulance – 144; Fire – 122; Gas leaks – 128; Mountain rescue – 140; Doctors – 141; Crisis-hotline – 142; Support for children and teens – 147.
File:Flag of Azerbaijan.svg 112 Police - 102; Ambulance - 103; Fire - 101; Traffic police – 126.
File:Flag of Belarus.svg 102 103 101 Fire - 112; Gas leaks – 104.
File:Flag of Belgium.svg 112[19][20] 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.[21]
File:Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg 112 Police - 122; Ambulance - 124; Fire - 123; Civil protection - 121.
File:Flag of Bulgaria.svg 112
File:Flag of Croatia.svg 112 Police - 192; Ambulance - 194; Fire - 193; Search & rescue at sea – 195; Road help1987.
File:Flag of Cyprus.svg 112 or 199
File:Flag of the Czech Republic.svg 112 Police – 158; Ambulance – 155; Fire – 150; Municipal police – 156.
File:Flag of Denmark.svg 112 Non-emergency police - 114; Helpline for guidance from doctors and nurses - 1813.
File:Flag of Estonia.svg 112[22]
File:Flag of Faroe Islands.svg 112
File:Flag of Finland.svg 112
File:Flag of France.svg 112 Police – 17; Hospital-operated ambulance (SAMU) – 15; Fire brigade-operated ambulance, Fire – 18; Homeless - 115; Deaf FAX/SMS - 114 (connects to all emergency services).
File:Flag of Georgia.svg 112
File:Flag of Germany.svg 112 Police - 110.
File:Flag of Gibraltar.svg 112 or 999 Fire, Ambulance – 190; Police - 199.
File:Flag of Greece.svg 112 Police100; Ambulance – 166; Fire199; Forest fire – 1591; Coast guard108; Counter-narcotics – 109; Tourist police – 171; Social aid – 197.
File:Flag of Greenland.svg 112 Mobile phones only. If using a landline phone, you must call the local police station, hospital or fire brigade.
File:Flag of Hungary.svg 112 Police – 107; Ambulance – 104; Fire – 105.
File:Flag of Iceland.svg 112 Non-emergency police (Reykjavík Area) – 444 10 00. 911 redirects to 112 on mobile phones.
File:Flag of Ireland.svg 112 or 999 SMS: 112 (must have pre-registered their number) , Coast Guard: 112
File:Flag of Italy.svg 112 Ambulance – 118; Fire115; State Police113; Carabinieri112; Forest Service1515; Guardia di Finanza (Customs/Financial Police) – 117; Coast guard1530. 911 redirects to 112.
File:Flag of Kosovo.svg 112 Police – 192; Ambulance – 194; Fire – 193.
File:Flag of Latvia.svg 112 Police – 110; Ambulance – 113; Gas leaks – 114.
File:Flag of Lithuania.svg 112[23]
File:Flag of Luxembourg.svg 112 Police – 113.
File:Flag of Republic of Macedonia.svg 112 Police – 192; Ambulance – 194; Fire – 193.
File:Flag of Malta.svg 112
File:Flag of Moldova.svg 902 903 901 Police - 112.
File:Flag of Monaco.svg 112 Police - 17; Hospital-operated ambulance - 15; Fire brigade-operated ambulance, Fire - 18.
File:Flag of Montenegro.svg 112 Police – 122; Ambulance – 124; Fire – 123.
File:Flag of the Netherlands.svg 112 Text phone – 0800 81 12; Non-emergency police – 0900 88 44[note 1] or 034 357 88 44;[24] Non-emergency police (text phone) 0900 18 44; Suicide prevention – 0900 01 13; Animal emergency - 144; Child abuse - 0900 123 12 30;[note 1] Anti-Bullying - 0800 90 50.
File:Flag of Norway.svg 112 113 110 Non-emergency police – 02 800; Child abuse and family violence - 116 111; Text phone - 1412.
File:Flag of Poland.svg 112 Police – 997; Ambulance – 999; Fire – 998; Municipal police – 986; Gas leaks – 992.
File:Flag of Portugal.svg 112 Forest fire – 117; Social emergency – 144.
File:Flag of Romania.svg 112
File:Flag of Russia.svg 112 Police - 102; Ambulance - 103; Fire - 101; Gas leaks - 104.
File:Flag of San Marino.svg 113 118 115 Carabinieri - 112.
File:Flag of Serbia.svg 192 194 193 Civil protection - 1985; 112 redirects to 192.
File:Flag of Slovakia.svg 112 Police – 158; Ambulance – 155; Fire – 150.
File:Flag of Slovenia.svg 112 Police – 113.
File:Flag of Spain.svg 112 Police - 091; Ambulance - 061; Fire - 080; Local police - 092; Civil guard - 062; Coast guard - 902 202 202; Civil protection - 1006; National Red Cross - 901 222 222.
File:Flag of Sweden.svg 112 Non-emergency police - 114 14; Non-emergency medical advice - 1177; Information during accidents and crises - 113 13.
File:Flag of Switzerland.svg 112 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.[25]
File:Flag of Turkey.svg 112[26] 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.
File:Flag of Ukraine.svg 112 Fire - 101; Police - 102; Ambulance - 103; Gas leaks - 104.
File:Flag of the United Kingdom.svg 112 or 999 Non-emergency police - 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.
File:Flag of Vatican City.svg 113 118 115 Carabinieri - 112.

Oceania[edit]

Country Police Ambulance Fire Notes
Australia 000 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 – 1800 333 000; Threats to national security – 1800 123 400.
Fiji 000 or 911 Crime Stoppers - 919.[27]
New Zealand 111 Traffic - *555 (mobile phones only). 112 and 911 redirect to 111 on mobile phones.[28] 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 Islands 999 There are also local numbers in cities which are quicker than dialling 999.[29]
Vanuatu 112

North America[edit]

Country Police Ambulance Fire Notes
File:Flag of American Samoa.svg 911
File:Flag of Aruba.svg 911
File:Flag of Canada.svg 911 Non-emergency - 311 (some areas only). 112 redirects to 911 on mobile phones.
File:Flag of Cuba.svg 106 104 105
File:Flag of Mexico.svg 066 065 068 Not all these numbers are available in every state. Information about emergencies - 060.
File:Flag of Saint Pierre and Miquelon.svg 17 15 18
File:Flag of the United States.svg 911 Various services are available through regional or national N11 codes (e.g.: 311 for non-emergency police or city services) in certain areas. 112 may redirect to 911, but should not be relied upon.[30]
File:Flag of Barbados.svg 911 Police - 211;[31] Ambulance - 511;[32] Fire - 311[33]
File:Flag of the Bahamas.svg 911 or 919[34] Mobile phones - 112.
File:Flag of Cayman Islands.svg 911
File:Flag of Costa Rica.svg 911 Mobile phones - 112.
File:Flag of Dominican Republic.svg 911 112 redirects to 911 on mobile phones.
File:Flag of Guatemala.svg 110 122, 123 or 1554 Bomberos are mixed organizations that operate paramedic, rescue and fire service. Bomberos Voluntarios (number 122) have national coverage, however not all municipalities have their own station.
File:Flag of El Salvador.svg 911
File:Flag of Haiti.svg 114 118 115
File:Flag of Honduras.svg 199 195 198
File:Flag of Jamaica.svg 119 110
File:Flag of Nicaragua.svg 911 Police - 118; Ambulance - 128; Fire - 115.
File:Flag of Panama.svg 911 Police - 104; Fire - 103.
File:Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg 999 990

South America[edit]

Country Police Ambulance Fire Notes
Argentina 101 107 100 Police - 911; Civil defense - 103; Forest fire - 105; Coast guard - 106. 112 redirects to 911 on mobile phones.
Bolivia 110 118 119 911 redirects to 110.
Brazil 190 192 193 Federal highway police - 191; Federal police - 194; Civil police - 197; State highway police - 198; Civil defense - 199; Municipal Guard - 153; Human rights - 100; Emergency in Mercosul area - 128. 112 and 911 redirect to 190 on mobile phones.
Chile 133 131 132 Useful mnemonic is ABC123: Ambulancia (Ambulance) 131, Bomberos (Fire) 132, Carabineros (Police) 133. 911 redirects to 133.
Colombia 123 Police - 112; Ambulance - 132; Fire - 119; Traffic accident - 127, GAULA (anti-kidnapping) - 165.
Ecuador 911 Police - 101; Fire - 102; Any emergency in Guayaquil - 112; Traffic accident in Guayaquil - 103; Red Cross - 131.
French Guiana 112 Police - 17; Ambulance - 15; Fire - 18.
Guyana 911 913 912
Paraguay 911 141 131
Peru 105 117 116 Civil defense - 115; Domestic violence - 100.
Suriname 112 Police - 111; Ambulance - 113; Fire - 110.
Uruguay 911 Ambulance - 105; Fire - 104.
Venezuela 911

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Appendix A: Glossary50% developedAppendix B: Behind the Scenes25% developed

Appendix C: Sources100% developedAppendix D: Notes for First Aid Instructors25% developedAppendix E: First Aid Kits100% developedAppendix F:Emergency Telephone Numbers