Emergencies can happen anywhere and at any time, and when you find
yourself in such a situation, it is not always easy to communicate your
location to emergency personnel. The City of Tshwane
Emergency Services Department now uses the what3words application (app) to make
it easier for you to relay your location to emergency
The what3words app’s navigation is precise and emergency
services can accurately be routed to the exact location of the incident. When
you call the City of Tshwane 107 emergency number, emergency
care consultants will be able to track your exact location using the
app’s navigation system.
system is also useful in places without clear road and number systems, such as
informal settlements and rural areas. In
an emergency, call 107 and get the three words for your current location by
simply opening the free what3words app, tapping the current location button and reading the three
words off your phone.
If you do not have the what3words app, the City of Tshwane Emergency
Services Department will send you an SMS with a link to a special site that
will show the what3words address of your current location.
and install the what3words app on your mobile device, because it could save you
in an emergency situation. Use the following link to
download the what3words app: https://w3w.page.link/n9bh.