What is the Russian version of 911?

What is the equivalent of 911 in other countries?

Dial 112 in Europe: If you can only remember one number while traveling, make it 112. it’s the European Union’s equivalent to 911 and it’s even been adopted in some non-EU countries like Russia, Switzerland, India and South Korea. It also works in the United Kingdom, along with the British version, 999.

What is the Korean version of 911?

For emergencies, you can call the police by dialing 112 or the fire department at 119. For medical emergencies, you can call 1339, who will help connect you with the nearest hospital. Many hospitals in Korea are staffed with medical professionals who are fluent in English.

What emergency number is 112?

112 is the European emergency number, available free of charge, 24/7, anywhere in the European Union. Citizens can dial 112 to reach the emergency services, including the police, emergency medical services and the fire brigade.

Where is 911 the emergency number?

In November 1967, the FCC met with the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T) to find a means of establishing a universal emergency number that could be implemented quickly. In 1968, AT&T announced that it would establish the digits 9-1-1 (nine-one-one) as the emergency code throughout the United States.

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Why is it 119 in Korea?

119 is a direct-dial emergency telephone number in South Korea for fire brigade and ambulance service operated by the National Emergency Management Agency. The caller’s location is automatically traced once the call is connected, and operators who can speak Chinese, English, Japanese, and Korean should be available.

How do you call the police in Korea?

Emergency Assistance and Support

  1. Police: dial 112.
  2. Fire and Ambulance: dial 119.
  3. Medical Emergencies: dial 129.
  4. Report-A-Spy: dial 113.
  5. FOCUS (Foreigner Community Service): call (02) 798-7529.
  6. Medical Referral Service: call 010-4769-8212.
  7. Seoul Help Center: visit www.global.seoul.go.kr/