In case of an emergency, how to call 999 in the UAE? Below are all the contact numbers you need to get help in time. There are three emergency numbers you can call to get hold of the police, ambulance, or fire department. Make sure you are calling the right one.

Emergency numbers: UAE

  • Information services: A service provided by Etisalat  to get information, such as directions to anywhere in the UAE, contact numbers, information on events, dining, healthcare, products, etc. However, this service will cost you AED 3 per minute. (Call-7000 1 7000)
  • Safer Driver: Through this service, drivers will pick you up, and drive you and your car back to any location in the UAE. It is a 24-hour service and is recommended for late nights. Standard charges for a drop off are AED 100 to 150, and for every additional hour the driver stays with you, it will cost AED 100. (Call-800 7 2337)
  • AAA Roadside Assistance:  A 24-hour service you can all if your car breaks down on the road, anywhere in the UAE. (Call-800 4 9 00)
Emergency Service Number
Police 999
Ambulance 999 / 998
Fire 997
Information Services 7000 1 7000
AAA Road Assistance 800 4 9 00
Safer Driver 800 7 2337
Etisalat 101 / 800 101
Du 155 / 800 155

Emergency numbers: Dubai

  • Dubai Police: Besides 911, tourists can use emergency numbers to get in touch with the police from back home, such as 911 in the US or 711 in the Argentina. Keep in mind, 999 is only for emergency calls.
  • Dubai Police call centre: For all non-emergencies, such as complaints, suggestions, or if you are lost, call 901.
  • Al Ameen: An anonymous service through which residents can call, email, BBM or submit a contact form at any time and report any crime anonymously. (Call-800 4 888)
Emergency Service Number
Dubai Police 999 ( emergencies)
Dubai Police Call Centre 901 (non-emergencies)
Al Ameen 800 4 888
Dubai Airport +971 4 224 5555
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) 991

Emergency numbers: Abu Dhabi

Emergency Service Number
Abu Dhabi Distribution Company (ADDC) 800 2332 ( electricity or water)
Abu Dhabi Airport +971 2 505 5555

Emergency numbers: Sharjah

Emergency Service Number
Sharjah Airport +971 6 5581111
Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) 991 (electricity or water) / 800 6 333 ( gas)