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Key Fact

What is an emergency?

An emergency is when you are in serious trouble or difficulty, or someone else needs help.

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Top Tips

Remember

  • The emergency services are there to help you.
  • Phone 999 if it is a real emergency and say what has happened.
  • The emergency services that can help you are police, fire-fighters, paramedics, coastguards, and mountain rescue.
  • The emergency services all wear uniforms so that you can recognise them.

Introduction

Tarian will help you learn

  • what an emergency is,
  • what to do in an emergency,
  • who can help you in an emergency, and
  • the different emergency services.

Question and Answer

Question: When can I phone 999?
Answer: When there is a real emergency.
Question: Can I phone 999 at any time?
Answer: Yes, the emergency services will help you day or night.
Question: Why do I need to know my address?
Answer: To be able to tell the emergency services, so they can help me.

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Question and Answer

Question: When can I phone 999?
Answer: When there is a real emergency.
Question: Can I phone 999 at any time?
Answer: Yes, the emergency services will help you day or night.
Question: Why do I need to know my address?
Answer: To be able to tell the emergency services, so they can help me.
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