Emergency Telephone Numbers

Emergency Services: the numbers to call for Fire, Police, Ambulance in Geneva and Vaud. Also drug help, poisons and emergency doctors and hospitals.

Police  117

Fire  118

Ambulance  144

Samaritans  143

Child/Youth Help   147

Poison Emergency  145 

Rega Helicopter Rescue   1414

  1. Bullet KEY FRENCH PHRASES

Numéros d’urgence : Emergency numbers

Information 24 hours a day on doctors, dentists, vets and pharmacies on call 144

Weather Forecast  162

Traffic information and road/driving conditions 163

Car breakdown service (TCS) 140

European SOS 112

The number 112 can be dialled to reach emergency services – medical, fire and police – from anywhere in Europe. This Pan-European emergency number 112 can be called from any telephone (landline, pay phone or mobile cellular phone). Calls are free. It can be used for any life-threatening situation, including:

•Serious medical problems (accident, unconscious person, severe injuries, chest pain, seizure)

•Any type of fire (house, car)

•Life-threatening situations (crimes)

SOS 112 website

  1. Information on the 112 number from the European Commission website

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