South African Emergency Services
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Emergency Management Services
This call centre must be called in case of police emergencies. This is a 24-hour crime reporting call centre which deals with complaints by the public. The calls can be made on a landline - these calls are free, or from a cell phone, which are charged at the normal cell phone rates. All calls to the centre are recorded. Dial 10111 only in emergencies. For less serious complaints and general enquiries, call the nearest police station.
The National Emergency Management Service is 10 177 (dial 112 from a mobile phone). These Emergency numbers can be called 24 hours a day from anywhere in South Africa. Calls are generally answered within a few seconds, and trained operators are available to deal with any emergency issues. At least one medical doctor is generally stationed at the call-centre 24 hours a day who is proficient with trauma and emergency medicine. In urban areas, emergency response times are around 15 minutes. In rural areas, response times can be up to 40 minutes to an hour.
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