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Emergency numbers


Portugal has adopted 112 as the main national emergency number. In non-urgent matters, 114 is used for calling the police.

The emergency service is run by a joint consortium between the Ministry for Internal Administration and Health and it serves 4 languages (Portuguese, English, French and Spanish). The personnel consist of 70 employees.

Other numbers are working alongside 112. i.e.:

  • The police
  • The Emergency Medical Services
  • The Fire Brigade

List of contacts

National Civil Protection Authorities

Autoridade Nacional de Protecção Civil - ANPC (National Authority for Civil Protection)
Address: Headquarters
Av do Forte em Carnaxide
2794 - 12 Carnaxide
Telephone: +351 21 424 71 00
Fax: +351 21 424 71 80
Website: Prociv

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