Dubai Emergency Telephone Numbers

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

Service Telephone
Police 999 (emergency) 
901 (non-emergency)
Ambulance 998 / 999
Fire Department 997
Coast Guard 996
Water Electricity (DEWA) 991
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The number 999 can be called from any telephone. The operator will speak English. Describe the nature of the emergency and follow instructions given.

Hospitals (Accident & Emergency)

In case of a medical emergency, go directly the nearest hospital's Accident & Emergency entrance.

Government Hospitals
Latifa Hospital (formerly Al Wasl Hospital) is a specialist hospital for women, children and high risk pregnancies
At: Oud Metha Road, Al Jadaf
Tel: 04 219 3000
Website
Dubai Hospital
At
: Corner of Baraha Street/Abu Bakkir Al Siddique Road,
Al Baraha (Deira)
Tel: 04 219 5000
Website
Rashid Hospital
At
: Oud Metha Road, Oud Metha
Tel: 04 219 1000
Website
Private Hospitals
American Hospital
At
: Between Movenpick Hotel and Al Nasr Leisureland, Oud Metha
Tel: 04 336 7777
Website
Belhoul Specialty Hospital
At
: Al Khaleej Road, Al Baraha, Deira
Tel: 04 214 0257
Website
Cedars - Jebel Ali International Hospital
At
: Near Free Zone Gate 2, Jebel Ali Free Zone
Tel: 04 881 8816 
Tel: 04 881 4000
Website
Medcare Hospital
At
: Across from Safa Park, Al Safa 1
Tel: 04 407 9111
The City Hospital
At
: Healthcare City
Tel: 04 435 9999 
Tel: 800 4428
Website
Welcare Hospital
At
: Near Aviation College, Garhoud
Tel: 800 4428
Website
Zulekha Hospital
At
: Across from Al Nahda Pond Park, Al Nahda 2
Tel: 04 267 8866
Website

24 Hour Pharmacies

Pharmacy Telephone
Pharmacy Ibn Sina Central 
At
: Bur Dubai, Al Mankhool
Tel: 04 355 6909
Sondos Pharmacy 
At
: Al Dhiyafah Street (near Belhoul Hospital), Satwa
Tel: 04 346 0660
Yara Pharmacy
At
: Rigga Street, Deira
Tel: 04 222 5503
Life Pharmacy
At: Al Barsha Road, Jumeirah
At: Sheikh Zayed Road, Al Wasl
At: Rigga Street, Deira
At: Nasr Square, Deira
Tel: 04 344 1122
  • For a list of pharmacies on night duty in Dubai: Click here

Road Service

  • Arabian Automobile Association: 24 hour roadside assistance anywhere within the UAE (membership-based)
    Tel
    : 800 4 900

Emergency Vets

Some veterinary surgeons do house calls or are open for emergencies.

Helplines in Dubai

Service Telephone
Al Ameen (anonymous reporting of criminal activity) Tel: 800 4888
email
Dubai Foundation for Women and Children Tel: 800 111
email
Dubai Police Tourist Security Department Tel: 800 4438
Dubai Police Victim Support Programme Tel: 800 8989
Alcoholics Anonymous Tel: 056 149 6292
Website
Al-Anon Family Support Group Tel: 050 697 4393
Consumer Rights Tel: 600 545 555

Other Emergencies

In the event of a non-medical related emergency, contact the local Embassy for information. Most Embassies are located in Abu Dhabi, but there are local Consulates General offices in Dubai.

Further Information

  • Useful numbers from Dubai Government: Click here