• In case of emergencies

Who to call and what to say in an emergency?


Medical help/SAMU
Telephone: 15

Police – (Police Nationale – Gendarmerie)
Telephone: 17

Fire & Accident / Sapeurs Pompiers
Telephone: 18

The caller must:

  1. State the location where assistance is needed
  2. State their name and telephone number
  3. State what happened, and if it is still happening
  4. State how many people need help

European SOS 112

  • The number 112 can be dialed to reach emergencies services – medical, fire and police – from anywhere in Europe. This can be called from any telephone (landline, pay phone or mobile cellular phone). Calls are free. It can be used for any life-threatening situation, Including:

    1. Serious medical problems (accident, unconscious person, severe injuries, chest pain, seizure)
    2. Any type of fire (house, car)
    3. Life-threatening situations


The main ambulance services in France are provided by the SAMU – Services d’Aide Médicale Urgente, which is part of the public hospital system. The SAMU can be contacted by simply dialing the number 15. You can also ring the Pompiers on 18, or the European wide number for emergencies services 112. Operators may speak in english, but there is no guarantee.

Achères Health Center

General Medicine
Contact No.: 0178632260
Address: 8 rue Maurice Berteaux 78260 Achères.

Who to call and what to say in an emergency?

 Help me Aidez moi
 AccidentUn accident
 I had an accident J’ai eu un accident
 Unconscious Perde connaissance
 Bleeding Hémorragie or Saignement
 Need a doctor
Besoin d’un médecin
Need an ambulance
Besoin d’une ambulance
 The house is on fireLa maison a pris feu

Take some responsibility for the place that you live in and act like the adult that you all are.


The “ I’ll leave it for someone else’’ attitude is for failures take some initiative.
Keep the area clean and switch off the lights.