The European emergency number 112 is the only emergency number in the Netherlands. 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.
Disabled people can use Real-time text to contact 112.
According to the latest E-communications household and telecom single market survey, 61% of Dutch people know they can use 112 everywhere in the EU.