The European emergency number 112 is not the only emergency number in Poland.
Alongside 112, the following emergency numbers are available:
- 999 - ambulance,
- 998 - fire brigade,
- 997 - police.
There is no specific help for the disabled people to access 112.
112 calls are answered on average within 9 seconds.
In addition to Polish, the calls can be answered in English, German, Russian, Slovak, Czech, Ukranian, Byelorussian, Lithuanian and Italian, depending on the call centres.
The 112 operator can detect the location of the caller whithin about 73 seconds.
According to the latest E-communications household and telecom single market survey , 70% of Poles know they can use 112 everywhere in the EU.