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From 10/02/2017 to 10/02/2017
These real-life examples illustrate how better caller location allows for a quick response and help. The attached snapshot shows the exact position of a tourist lost in the mountains. In this way he could be located and guided by emergency services, thanks to his mobile device. Read more
From 10/02/2017 to 10/02/2017
This report presents an overview of the latest updates regarding the implementation of 112, the European emergency number, in the different Member States. Read more
Graphic showing map of Europe, the 112 logo and text Call 112 anywhere in the EU free of charge, 24/7 for police, emergency medical services and fire brigade
Graphic showing map of Europe, the 112 logo and text Call 112 anywhere in the EU free of charge, 24/7 for police, emergency medical services and fire brigade
From 10/02/2017 to 10/02/2017
On Saturday 11th February, the European Union celebrated 112 Day - the day of the Single European Emergency Number. With an average of 255 million mobile emergency calls every year, a new technical solution helps to provide accurate caller location for people in distress. Read more
From 08/02/2017 to 08/02/2017
The Annex presents the responses of Member States that were used for writing the 2017 COCOM 112 implementation report. Read more
graphic iwith human figure holding a banner with 112 and text one (one two) for all - Saving lives across Europe for 25 years
graphic iwith human figure holding a banner with 112 and text one (one two) for all - Saving lives across Europe for 25 years
From 11/02/2016 to 11/02/2016
11 February is European 112 Day, a day aimed at raising public awareness of Europe's emergency number, 112. This year in August will be 25 years since 112 number was introduced, yet a survey shows that only half (48%) of EU citizens could spontaneously identify 112 as the number that allows them to call the police, fire brigade or medical services anywhere in the EU at no cost. Read more
From 11/02/2016 to 11/02/2016
This report presents an overview of the latest updates regarding the implementation of 112, the European emergency number, in the different Member States. Read more
From 11/02/2016 to 11/02/2016
Deutsche Post honors the 25 Anniversary of the single European emergency number by issuing a stamp on 112 Day Read more
cartoon on 112
From 11/02/2014 to 11/02/2014
Most Europeans are still unsure about which number they should call in case of emergency in a foreign country. According to a recent Eurobarometer survey, 49% of Europeans do not know they can use “112” to reach emergency services. Despite years of efforts, ignorance levels remain stuck at around 50%, including for regular travellers. Read more
From 18/07/2013 to 18/07/2013

A fire has broken out? Call 112 anywhere in the EU, free of charge!

 

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From 18/07/2013 to 18/07/2013

Witnessed a car accident? Call 112 anywhere in the EU for free!

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