Canadians and their families who are in Israel, the West Bank or the Gaza Strip and need emergency consular assistance, should contact Global Affairs Canada’s 24/7 Emergency Watch and Response Centre: Telephone: +1 613-996-8885 (collect calls are accepted where available).
SMS: +1 613-686-3658
WhatsApp: +1 613-909-8881
Signal: +1 613-909-8087
Telegram at Canada Emergency Abroad
When contacting the Emergency Watch and Response Centre, clients should have the necessary information on-hand for themselves and all individuals with them. This includes but is not limited to:
- travel documents, including any numbers and personal information
- contact information
- location in Israel, the West Bank, or the Gaza Strip
- relationship to the individuals in the group.
This will help ensure the emergency is managed appropriately and the services needed are provided as promptly as possible.