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112 in The Netherlands

The European emergency number 112 is the only emergency number in the Netherlands.

Disabled people can use Real-time text to contact 112.

112 calls are answered on average within 3 seconds.

In addition to the Dutch, the calls can be answered in German and in English.

The 112 operator can detect the location of the caller within 1 second.

According to the latest E-communications household and telecom single market survey, 57% of Dutch people know they can use 112 everywhere in the EU.

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