In case of an emergency, you can call the following numbers while anywhere in the UAE:
- 999 for Police
- 998 for Ambulance
- 997 for Fire Department (Civil Defence)
- 996 for Coastguard
- 991 for electricity failure
- 922 for water failure.
The DCAS SOS app
In Dubai, use the DCAS SOS app to request for emergency ambulance services from Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services. The app has an SOS (signal of distress) feature, which determines the exact location of the patient. It provides services for individuals, establishments and people of determination with hearing disabilities and visual disabilities. The DCAS SOS app is available on Google Play and App Store.
Read how the police is notified with the help of Advanced Mobile Location when a distress call is made.
Updated on 14 Mar 2022