In the event of an arrest, death, medical or other emergency involving a U.S. citizen in Djibouti, contact the Embassy immediately at (+253) 21-453-000.
You may also contact the Bureau of Consular Services in Washington, DC, toll free, at 1-888-404-4747 from the U.S. or Canada or using the toll-line at 1-202-501-4444.
To contact the Government of Djibouti’s Emergency Assistance Services you can dial the following from a local phone (Services offered in French):
. Police – 17
. Firefighters/Ambulance – 18
. Hopital Général Peltier – 21-35.09.62 / 21-35.27.12 (switchboard)
. Force Armée Djiboutienne – 21-35.03.45
. Djibouti Telecom Information Desk – 12
To contact the private French Military Hospital (Bouffard) you can dial the following from a local phone (Services offered in French):
. Emergency service – 21-45.01.15
. Reception / Billing office – 21-45.04.47 (Business hours only – Sat-Thu, 06:30-13:00)