Calling for help
Below are the emergency telephone numbers for Italy operating 24 hours a day. If you find yourself facing a dangerous situation don't hesitate to call the emergency services. Simply dial these numbers from anywhere in the country.The country code for calling Italy from outside the country is ++39.
118 Medical Emergencies - emergency medical aid outside hospital contexts
112 Carabinieri - fast-responce squads public order safety
113 State Police - fast-responce squads public order safety
115 Fire Brigade - urgent technical aid and fire extinguishing
1515 State Forestry Corps - preservation of forests protection of the land and enviroment
Rome City Council
0667109200 - 800854854 Civil Protection of Rome
assistance and rescue services for the population
0667691 Municipal police - traffic police
In case of suspected poisoning or intoxication you can call the following hospitals for diagnosis and treatment:
063054343 Anti-poisoning Centre "Gemelli" General Hospital Rome
06 49978000 Anti-poisoning Centre "Umberto I" General Hospital Rome
Please note that if you call an emergency number you should make sure that you know how to answer the following questions:
1. What telephone number are you calling from?
2. Where did it happen ? (if in a private home: indicate the town/city, street, street number, stair, floor)
3. What happened (explosion, accident, assault, persons with weapons)
4. What can you see?
5. How many people are involved?