Important numbers: 102-police; 103-medical emergency. Purchase a mobile phone or SIM card from MTS ( or Kyivstar ( GSM 900/1800 providers to stay connected. Though Mykolayiv has been a safe city, in 2012, an increasing series of crimes have been reported. Avoid drunk people and don't drink with people that you don't know. Avoid buying cut-rate liquor from public markets. It's too often counterfeit and potentially dangerous. Avoid staying out after midnight, and if you do, call a taxi service 067. TB and Hepatitis immunization is recommended.