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The United Arab Emirates is regarded as one of the safest countries globally. However, whether you are a UAE national, resident, visitor, or tourist, you should report the incident to the relevant authority’s emergency numbers UAE.

Failing to comply with this obligation is a violation of the law. In addition, there are numerous government agencies dedicated to responding to various types of emergencies; therefore, you should contact the appropriate authorities to get a quick response.

Emergency Numbers UAE;

In case of emergency, you can contact the following numbers in the United Arab Emirates;

  • 999 for Police
  • 998 for Ambulance
  • 997 for Fire Department (Civil Defence)
  • 996 for Coastguard
  • 991 for electricity failure
  • 922 for water failure.

Other government entities are also responsible for the protection of UAE citizens, residents, visitors, and their property.

Therefore, if you contact the appropriate department rather than the above-mentioned numbers, You will receive prompt and competent assistance.

Since 2017, the UAE government has implemented the National Early Warning System (NEWS), which enables citizens, residents, and others to contact authorities via text in an emergency.

Emergency Numbers UAE;

A. Crime:

    1.  Harassment or safety concern;
      • Abu Dhabi: call on 8002626 or send SMS to 8002828 (Aman Service)
      • Dubai: call on 8004888 within the UAE or on +9718004888 from outside the UAE.
      • Sharjah Police: call on 800151, or send SMS to 7999
    2. For cybercrimes contact through this platform
    3. Human trafficking, contact;
      • EWAA (Shelters for victims of human trafficking) hotline on 8007283.
      • National Committee to Combat Human Trafficking on +9712-2222000
      • Dubai police human trafficking center +9714-6082347
      • Hotline for labor complaints: 8005005
      • Hotline for human trafficking issues: 8007283
      • Fax: +971 4 217 1644
      • Email: [email protected].
    4. For domestic violence; contact
    5. Abuse of women, children;
      • Ministry of Interior hotline: 116111
      • CDA or the (Community Development Authority ) hotline: 800988
      • EWAA (Shelters for victims of human trafficking ) hotline:       8007283
      • Call on helpline 800111, DFWAC, or Dubai Foundation for Women and Children.
      • CPC (Child protection center) in Sharjah  helpline number 800 700
      • WPC (Woman’s protection center) in Sharjah helpline number 800 800 700
      • Hemaya Foundation – Ajman on hotline: 800 Himalaya (800446292)
      • Aman Centre RAK Police – 07-2356666 
    6. animal abuse, contact;
      • Toll-free number: 8003050 MOCCAE or Ministry of Climate Change and Environment.
      • Dubai Municipality on hotline 800900
      • Local municipalities across the UAE
      • Emirates Animal Welfare Society on 9712-5010054.

B. Community concerns;

    1. For consumer issues, contact 
      • Ministry of Economy on 600-522-225
      • Call Ahlan Dubai +971 600 545555
    2. For food safety issues, contact;
    3. Harmful Medicines;
      • Call on 80011111 (Ministry of Health and Prevention)
    4. Violation of animal care, food safety, or possession of dangerous animals or agricultural pests,
    5. Drone accidents: Loss of control of a drone call GCAA on hotline +971506414667 or email mailto:[email protected]
    6. nuclear or radiation concerns;
      • Call at 800-3267999 or 050-6416533 to Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation.

C. Road accident;

      • Call on 999 (UAE police)

D. Fire

      • Call on 997 (Fire Defense)

E. Power and water supply failure;

      • Abu Dhabi, call 8002332
      • Dubai, call 991 DEWA or 971-4-601-9999.
      •  Call on 991 for electricity  failure and 992 for water failures in other emirates

F. Marine accidents;

      • call the police on 999

G. Injury or death at the workplace;

H. For tourists;

      • Abu Dhabi Tourism Police on +97128002626 and +97125127777. 
      • Call Dubai Tourism Security on 8004438.

If you live in the UAE, knowing these emergency numbers will help you stay safe and keep others safe from any type of emergency, whether man-made or natural.

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