The European emergency number 112 is not the only emergency number in Greece.
Alongside 112, the following emergency numbers are available:
- 100 - police,
- 199 - fire brigade,
- 166 - emergency medical service,
- 108 - coast guard,
- 197 - emergency social assistance,
There is no specific help for disabled people.
It is possible to call 112 from a mobile phone even without a SIM card.
112 calls are answered on average within 9 seconds.
In addition to Greek, the calls are answered in English and French
According to the latest E-communications household and telecom single market survey, 49% of Greeks know they can use 112 everywhere in the EU.