Emergency Numbers Consult the list below for free emergency service numbers

Know who to call for emergency services, when you need them.

Emergency numbers in Switzerland

When in Switzerland, the following emergency numbers can be reached free of charge.  

 

European SOS 112

112 is an emergency service number for fire, police, and medical emergencies throughout Europe. This emergency number can be called from any telephone (public, landlines and mobiles).

   

Learn more about Swiss emergency services in the article 144 - Emergency. You can also download the free Echo112 Pocket Lifesaver App from iTunes and Google play

 

Emergency service numbers

Police 117
Fire 118
Ambulance 144
Toxic Poisoning 145
Helicopter Rescue (REGA) 1414
Child/Youth Help 147
Samaritans (Helping Hand) 143
Weather Forecast 162
Road Conditions & Traffic News 163
Avalanche Report, Weather Conditions 187
Emergency Roadside Service (TCS) 140
International Emergency number (SOS 112) 112

  

  

Useful vocabulary in an emergency

English

German

French

Emergency

Notfall

urgence

Emergency numbers

Notfallnummern

Numéros d'urgence

Medical emergencies

Medizinische Notfälle

Les urgences médicales

Emergency call

Notruf

appel d'urgence

Police

Polizei

Police

Ambulance

Sanität

Ambulance

Fire Brigade/ department

Feuerwehr

Pompiers

Samaritans (The helping hand)

Die dargebotene Hand

La Main Tendue

Telephone support for children and youth  

Telefonhilfe für Kinder und Jugendliche

Aide pour les enfants et les jeunes

Poison Emergency

Vergiftungsnotfall

Empoisonnements

Rega Helicopter Rescue

Rettung mit Helikopter

Hélicoptèrs de sauvetage

SOS Doctors

SOS Ärtze

SOS médecins

Dental emergencies 

zahnärztliche Notfälle

urgences dentaires

Emergency road service (TCS)

Strassenhilfe

Secours routiers

Weather forecast

Wetterprognosen

Prévisions météorologiques

Road conditions

Strassenzustand

Etat des routes

traffic news

Verkehrsinformationen

informations sur la circulation routière

Avalanche report, weather conditions

Lawinenbulletin, aktuelle Wettermeldungen

Bulletin des avalanches, Informations météorologiques

 

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