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Emergency Numbers

The new Rhodes University PBX system treats the following as emergency numbers – these numbers are not barred, and can be dialled from any phone on campus:

On-campus emergencies:

  • 046-603.8999 or 046-603.8146/7 = CPU 24-hour Emergency Line

For any emergency on campus. Save this number on cell phones / emergency lists - the CPU will summon police / other emergency services as required.

NOTE: CPU is not equipped/qualified to transport injured/ill staff or students to hospital

Emergency Contact List

National emergency call centres:

  • 112 = National emergency call centre 

  • 1022 = Telkom emergenc call centre

  • 10111 = National police emergency number

  • 086 001 0111 = Crime Stop

Fire:

  • 046 622 4444 = Makana fire brigade

  • 080 111 4444 = Makana fire brigade (toll free)

Ambulance:

  • 10177 = National ambulance service emergency number

  • 082 911 = NetCare 911 (also National Sea Rescue Institute)

Poison Information Centres:

  • 0861 555 777 = Poison Control Centre of South Africa

LifeLine:

  • 0861 322 322 = LifeLine national counselling line (sharecall)

Additional emergency numbers - on campus:

  • 046-603.8523 or 082-801.1409 = Health Care Centre

  • 046-603.7070 or 082-803.0177 = Counselling Centre

  • 046-603.7205 = Safety, Health and Environment (report conditions or structures on campus that are hazardous and pose a risk to health and safety)

Additional emergency numbers - off campus:

  • 046 603 9111 = SAPS

  • 046 602 5000 = Settlers Hospital

  • 046-622.7976 (or 082-911 above) = Netcare (private ambulance)

Other emergency info

  • Support Services - Emergency Maintenance & Personal Support

  • Emergencies - RU Emergency Management Plan

More info

  • Contact: RU extension 046-603.8146/7 or 8999 (emergencies)

  • Email: cpu(at)ru.ac.za

  • Map: search "Campus Protection Unit" at www.ru.ac.za/maps

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Last Modified :Mon, 12 Jun 2017 11:19:09 SAST