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EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBER [1 record]

Record 1 2004-02-20

English

Subject field(s)
  • Telephone Services
  • Fire-Fighting Services
  • Police
  • Medical and Hospital Organization
DEF

Special telephone number used to make contact with an emergency service.

OBS

A three-digit telephone number (911) used in many areas to call for emergency assistance, such as the fire department, police, and ambulance.

OBS

emergency number: term and definition standardized by ISO.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Services téléphoniques
  • Service d'incendie
  • Police
  • Organisation médico-hospitalière
DEF

Numéro de téléphone spécial réservé à l'appel des secours.

OBS

numéro d'appel des secours : terme et définition normalisés par l'ISO.

Spanish

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