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Emergency Telephone Numbers Around the World

Emergency Telephone Numbers Around the World
country_namePoliceAmbulanceFireNote
Afghanistan119102119Please note that local operators do not speak English.  Most are limited to Dari or Pashto.
Åland Islands112112112
Albania129127128however, emergency response support is deemed unreliable
Algeria1714These numbers may only be dialed from landline phones. From a mobile phone, dial 021-71-14-14 in case of fire; 021-23-63-81 for an ambulance; 021-73-53-50 for the police. Reliability and response time of emergency services vary. Emergency operators may or may not speak French/English.
American Samoa911911911
Andorra112112112
Angola113115112emergency numbers listed may or may not have an English speaking operator available
Anguilla911911911
Antarctica
Antigua and Barbuda911911911
Argentina911107100Currently Argentina converting 100 to 911 service
Armenia102103101104 for gas leaks
Aruba911911911
Australia000000000000To call for fire/police/ambulance services throughout Australia, dial “000”
Austria112112112
Azerbaijan102103101104-Gas services; and 112-Ministry of Emergency Situations
Bahamas, The911919911919911919
Bahrain999999999199 for traffic accidents (no injuries) or 999 (injuries)
Bangladesh999999 connects you to the Dhaka Metro Police Exchange. There is no guarantee that English will be spoken or understood at the Dhaka Metro Police Exchange. Outside Dhaka, the caller will need to include the city code for Dhaka by dialing "02-999"
Barbados211511311
Belarus102103101
Belgium112112112
Belize911911911
Benin
Bermuda911911911
Bhutan113112110
Bolivia110118119you are unlikely to find an English speaker answering your call
Bosnia and Herzegovina122124123
Botswana999997998
Bouvet Island
Brazil190192193193 for firefighters and medical emergencies
British Indian Ocean Territory
British Virgin Islands911999911999911999
Brunei993991955998 for Search & Rescue
Bulgaria112112112
Burkina Fasothere are separate numbers for different types of services and also for different cities. Within Ouagadougou, emergency numbers are as follows: fire department, 50-30-69-47, 50-30-69-48, or simply dial 18; ambulance service, 50-30-66-44 or 50-30-66-45; police, 50-30-63-83, 50-30-71-00, or simply dial 17; Gendarmerie, 50-31-33-39 or 50-31-33-40. You can also dial 10-10 which will connect to the Ministry of Security who will then dispatch the appropriate law enforcement entity.
Burma999999999
BurundiIn the city of Bujumbura, the number for police assistance is 22-22-37-77; there is no comparable number outside the capital.
Cambodia117119118
Cameroondial 112 in major cities to contact ambulance services.
Canada911911911
Cape Verde132130131
Cayman Islands911911911
Central African Republic117Gendarmerie: 2161 2200.
Chad1718For emergency assistance, call the embassy emergency after-hours telephone: (235)6662 2100
Chile133131132
China110120119however, English speakers rarely work on this hotline. 999, for all of the above services in Beijing and Shanghai, but it is privately operated
Christmas Island000000000000
Cocos (Keeling) Islandslocal number "(08) 9162 6600" only
Colombia123123123There will not be an English speaker answering the telephone
Comoros1718 for the Gendarmerie
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Congo, Republic of the24206665-480424206665-480424206665-4804However, police resources are limited and response to emergency calls is often slow (45 minutes or longer). In general, response or recourse for victims of crime is extremely limited, if not non-existent in the Republic of the Congo
Cook Islands999998996
Costa Rica911911911
Côte d'Ivoire180111111110111170The local equivalent to the “911” emergency line in Cote d’Ivoire is 111
Croatia112112112
Cuba106105
Cyprus112112112
Czech Republic112112112national numbers used in Czech Republic: 158 for Police, 155 for Medical and 150 for Fire
Denmark112112112
Djibouti1735135118
Dominica911999911999911999
Dominican Republic911911911
Ecuador101101101131 (for the local Red Cross). If you are in Quito or Ibarra, you may also dial 911. If you are in Guayaquil, Cuenca or Loja, you should dial 112. The operators typically speak Spanish only
Egypt122122180122123
El Salvador911911911
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Estonia112112112
Ethiopia991919919299193
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)999999999
Faroe Islands112112112
Fiji9119119170
Finland112112112
France11211211217 (police), 18 (fire) and 15 (ambulance) additional emergency numbers
French Guiana11211211217 (police), 18 (fire) and 15 (ambulance) additional emergency numbers
French Polynesia171518
French Southern and Antarctic Lands
Gabon17301300-139918The local equivalent to the “911” emergency line to reach the police in Gabon's major cities are the following phone numbers: Libreville (177, or 72-00-37,) Port Gentil (55-22-36) and Franceville (67-72-76 or 67-72-94).
Gambia, The117116118The Gambian Police Force operates another 24 hour emergency line at (220) 422-4914. Please be advised that the emergency numbers listed may or may not have an English-speaking operator available.
Georgia222222that the police dispatcher speaks only Georgian and Russian
Germany112112112Additional numbers:110 for police, 19222 is local-dial ambulance
Ghana191193192
Gibraltar112190190
Greece112112112
Greenland
Grenada
Guadeloupe
Guam911911911
Guatemala122123120122123120122123120
Guernsey999999999
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana911911913911these numbers are not always operational, police may be slow to respond and an ambulance may not be available
Haiti114114114
Heard Island and McDonald Islands
Holy See (Vatican City)112112112
Honduras199199199
Hong Kong999999
Hungary112112112
Iceland112112112
India100102101An additional emergency number, 112 can be accessed from mobile phones.
Indonesia110118113While these numbers exist, they are not always answered. It is often more effective to physically go to Indonesian authorities to ask for their help rather than to wait for emergency services to respond to your phone call. There are sets of local direct emergency numbers in each district and you should learn and keep these emergency numbers at hand.
Iran110115125English speakers, however, are generally unavailable
Iraq122104122122115
Ireland112112112
Isle of Man999999999
Israel100100101100102112 also works for all emergencies from mobile phones.
Italy112112112
Jamaica911911911
Japan110119119
Jersey112112112alongside the UK’s 999 additional emergency number
Jordan191191191However, in some areas of Amman 911 may be dialed for emergencies
Kazakhstan103103103
Kenya999999999
Kiribati999999999992 (police), 993 (fire) and 994 (ambulance) additional emergency numbers
Korea, North
Korea, South11211211911211902-112 from a cell phone
Kuwait112112112
Kyrgyzstan102103101
Laos191195190The Tourist Police can be reached in Vientiane at 021-251-128
Latvia112112112
Lebanon112112112
Lesotho123124121122In the event of an emergency call (266)5888-1010 to speak to the police 24/7.
Liberia911911911In an emergency, dialing 911 or 355 from a cellular phone within Liberia will put you in contact with a cellular phone at the Liberian National Police (LNP) Headquarters. Please note that there is no landline telephone service in Liberia, and cellular phone communication is subject to occasional disruptions in service.
Libya193193193The number is generally monitored only in Arabic.
Liechtenstein112112112
Lithuania112112112
Luxembourg112112112
Macau999999999
Macedonia [FYROM]112112112
Madagascar117117117118The police can also be reached in Antananarivo at 22-227-35 and 22-281-70. Use these numbers only if you speak good Malagasy or French.
Malawi997998999
Malaysia999999999An alternate number is the Royal Malaysia Police Operations Center in Kuala Lumpur, 03-2115-9999 or 03-2262-6555
Maldives119102118the Coast Guard responds to 191 calls for maritime emergencies. A patient would have to call an individual hospital for ambulance services. The quality of medical care in such instances may be uncertain, as most ambulances are ill equipped
Mali181517
Malta112112112
Marshall Islands9119119111911 additional number
Martinique171518
Mauritania117118
Mauritius999114115
Mayotte15
Mexico666666
Micronesia, Federated States of911911911In Chuuk, Kosrae, or Yap it is "911" and in Pohnpei it is "320-221" for Police or Fire Department
Moldova902903901You may have difficulty finding an English-speaking operator
Monaco11211211217 (police), 18 (fire) and 15 (ambulance) additional emergency numbers
Mongolia102103101
Montenegro112112112122 (police), 123 (fire) and 124 (ambulance) additional emergency numbers
Montserrat911999911999911999
Morocco190190190
Mozambique119117198
Namibia101120322762032270The local emergency line in the city of Windhoek is 211-111. If calling from a mobile phone, dial 061-211-111. The government has also begun to establish “Tourist Protection Units” (TPUs) which are mandated to carefully monitor criminal activity in areas frequented by tourists, and to assist tourists victimized by crime. Currently, TPUs exist only in Windhoek and Walvis Bay. If you are a victim of crime while traveling in these cities, please contact: Windhoek Main Police Station: 081-222-2516 or 061-209-4111; Walvis Bay Main Station: 064-219-048
Nauru118117118117118117
Nepal100100100101While most Nepalese police officials understand and speak English, when calling the emergency number, you should speak slowly and enunciate so that your message gets across to the official clearly and without misunderstanding
Netherlands112112112
New Caledonia17151816 for rescue at sea
New Zealand111111111
Nicaragua118118118
Niger
Nigeria199199199
Niue999999999
Norfolk Island000000000000
Northern Mariana Islands
Norway112112112
Oman999999999999
Pakistan15151516local emergency responders in Punjab province can be reached by dialing 1122. 112 from any GSM handset will forward to the local emergency number.
Palau911911911
Panama911911911
Papua New Guinea000000000000
Paraguay911911911for the Fire Department, including rescue of accident victims it is 131 or 132
Peru105117116
Philippines117117117
Pitcairn Islands
Poland112112112
Portugal112112112
Puerto Rico911911911
Qatar999999999
Réunion171511218
Romania112112112
Russia231The new number 112 began operating in 2011
Rwanda112
Saint Barthélemy911911911
Saint Helena911911911
Saint Kitts and Nevis911911911
Saint Lucia911911911
Saint Martin911911911
Saint Pierre and Miquelon171518
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines911999911999911999
Samoa995996994
San Marino113118115
Sao Tome and Principe222222222222222222
Saudi Arabia999997998
Senegal800002020800001700800002020800001700800002020800001700
Serbia112112112
Seychelles999999999
Sierra Leone99999919
Singapore999995995
Slovakia112112112
Slovenia113112112
Solomon Islands999999999Other emergency numbers are: Ambulance and Hospital – 911, National Disaster – 955 and Fire – 988
Somalia
South Africa101111017710177
South Georgia and the Islands
Spain112112112
Sri Lanka119118110110
Sudan112Emergency line in Khartoum, Sudan is 999.
Suriname115115115but it is unlikely your call will be answered in English
Svalbard112112112Please note that satellite (Iridium and Inmarsat) phones do not support the emergency line (112), instead you must phone the officer on call at the Governo's office.
Swaziland999999999
Sweden112112112
Switzerland112112112
Syria112110113Syrian operators, however, are not likely to speak English.
Taiwan110119119112 from any GSM handset will forward to the local emergency number.
Tajikistan231
Tanzania111111111
Thailand1911554199
Timor-Leste112112112723-0365 additional number
Togo117171242118172 for Gendarmerie
Tokelau
Tonga117171172242118
Trinidad and Tobago999990990Ambulance 811, and Coast Guard (for boating emergencies) 634-4440. The Anti-Crime hotline is 555 or 800-TIPS, and the kidnapping hotline is 623-6793
Tunisia197197197The service will be in Arabic or French. Emergency services are widely available in the larger towns; however, they can be less reliable in rural areas.
Turkey155112155
Turkmenistan333
Turks and Caicos Islands911999911999911999
Tuvalu911911911
Uganda999999999
Ukraine112112112
United Arab Emirates998999998999998999
United Kingdom999999999112 additional emergency number
United States911911911
United States Minor Outlying Islands
Uruguay911911911
Uzbekistan231
Vanuatu112112112
Venezuela171171171These calls will not be answered by English speakers, but the service is staffed by members of local police forces, who may attempt to find someone who speaks basic English
Vietnam113115114
Virgin Islands911911911
Wallis and Futuna
West Bank101101101
Western Sahara150
Yemen199199199Operators do not speak English.
Zambia999991993
Zimbabwe999994993for the police is the Harare Central Police Station at 777-777; for fire fighters 783-983; and for ambulance MARS at 771-221
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