Emergency Services | Western Cape Government

Emergency Services

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The City of Cape Town has introduced a single emergency toll-free number for residents living in its area.   When you phone the number on any land line, the emergency communication centre will be able to see:
A Medical Emergency Transport and Rescue Services team can assist if you’ve been involved in an accident, are seriously injured or need medical attention. 
The occurrence of accidental poisoning is unfortunately common. Many children unintentionally drink or eat poisonous products or medications, often mistaking them for edible foodstuff.
For any person, rape or sexual assault is a traumatic experience, and we want to help you on the road to physical, medical and emotional recovery.