Emergency numbers

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  • Capital: Bogotá
  • Official Language: Spanish
  • Total population: 47.704.427 people
  • Time zone: COT (UTC-5)

emergency numbers

Anyone can call emergency numbers for free from landlines and cell phones.

 

Policía Nacional

national police

The Colombian National Police is a centuries-old institution that protects Colombians, led by General Rodolfo Palomino Lopez

123
www.policia.gov.co
Urgencias

emergencies

Medical emergencies can be treated by the Red Cross who are responsible for preventing and alleviating in whichever circumstance it has the duty to intervene, the suffering and vulnerability of people affected by occasional contingencies

123
Bomberos

fire brigade

The main access for citizens to casualty and emergency assistance is through the 24 hour Single Emergency Number: 123.

123
www.cfnbcolombia.com
Defensa Civil

CIVIL defence

The Colombian Civil Defence, is responsible for the prevention and immediate attention of disasters and calamities and is a member of the National System for the Prevention of and Attention to Disasters

Bogotá: 7006465
Rest of the country: 123
www.defensacivil.gov.co