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Useful resources for daily life in Dubai

This city prioritises comfort and convenience, with a multitude of resources available for every type of service.

Emergency phone contacts

Knowing how to get help can make all the difference in an emergency. Below are emergency contact numbers that may prove useful in times of crisis: 

  • Dubai Police: 999
  • Ambulance: 998
  • Fire department: 997
  • Coast guard: 996

Government apps

Home life

Food delivery

Entertainment and dining

Shopping and classifieds

Parents and kids


Get connected

In addition to these apps and services, residents and newcomers can enjoy Dubai's many communities and social media groups, along with other exclusive amenities. Expat communities and activity-based clubs provide opportunities for individuals to connect with like-minded people and join various groups based on their interests.

A lot of practical tips and tricks can be gained from local citizens and Dubai residents, from hidden gems and daily activities to information on the culture.

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