Case of emergency in Cappadocia
112 Medical Emergency/Ambulance
The Jandarma are responsible for areas outside of cities and the police cover the cities/towns.
The caller must:
- State the location where assistance is needed
- State their name and telephone number
- State what happened, and if it is still happening
- State how many people need help
- State if there are weapons involved
All emergency numbers can be reached from pay phones, without the use of a phone card or money.
Pharmacies are generally open from Monday to Saturday from 08:30 to 19:30. Many pharmacies close between 12:00 and 14:00, although in shopping centres and large towns, pharmacies will stay open non-stop.
At least one local pharmacy will be open on Sundays. Details of and schedule for this “duty pharmacy” can be found in every pharmacy window, in local newspapers or by contacting the local commissariat.
Emergency Words and Terminology
Please note: these phrases have been simplified for easy communication by a non-turkish speaker. They are not necessarily grammatically correct TURKİSH
|I have had an accident||Bir kaza oldu|
|Heart attack||Kalp krizi geçiriyor|
|Very sick||çok hasta|
|In labour/having contractions||kasılmalar var|
|I am in labour||doğum sancısı|
|Need a doctor||doktor ihtiyacı var acil|
|Need an ambulance||ambulansa ihtiyacım var|
|The house is on fire||ev yanıyor|
|The car is on fire||araba yanıyor|
|I am being burgled||hırsız tarafından soyuluyorum|
|Someone is in the house||evde birileri var|
|Help me||yardım edin lütfen|