When you move to into your home in Seoul, it is very important to locate the nearest hospital
with an emergency departments. If you need any related information,
please contact the MRS on 010-4769-8212 or
The emergency telephone number for an ambulance is 119. Unfortunately, the operator may not
understand English. Ask for a translator. Unless the situation is very serious,
it is suggested that you drive or take a taxi to your nearest emergency department
. If this is not possible, or the emergency operator cannot understand you
, leave the phone off the hook; the emergency services will trace your location.
If you calling on a cellular phone, your location cannot be distinguished.
Alternatively, if you have a security system installed in your home, press the panic button and the security company can help.
Emergency evacuation :
Emergency evacuation is availale through international SOS, an AEA company.
Many companies have corporate memberships. Check with your employer to determine if this service is available to you International
SOS also provides general medical advice, professional monitoring of medical conditions of member patients and language assistance as well as emergency transportation within Korea.
International SOS provides 24-hour coverage. Tel : 790-7561
Recyclable goods are divided into five different groups :
-Poison control information in Korea can be best obtained from the 121
-Hospital Emergency Room on Yongsan Army Base at 7917-5450/5545
-Fire, Emergency, Ambulance 119
-Medical Emergency 129
-Red Cross Emergency 82-2-739-6848