[USEFUL CONTACT NUMBERS IN KOREA]
These are some useful contact numbers that you can dial in case of an emergency or to get help. For example, 119 for fire, emergency and ambulance and 1366 for women’s helpline.
There is an emergency medical information center which is available 24 hours a day by dialing 1339. English-speaking doctors are available to provide medical information in an emergency, as well as advice on finding an open pharmacy (yakguk), some of which are open 24 hours a day, or hospital. To reach this service from a mobile telephone or from outside Seoul, Tel: 02 1339.