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European Emergency Number-Italy

European Emergency Number

If you find yourself in an emergency situation, call 112. The call is free and available via cellular, fixed or public pay phones. Unfortunately the SMS service is only available in Varese for disabled callers. 112 is accessible via international and national roaming. You do not have to be
covered by your own network in the area you are calling from to access the
service. You can also call 112 from a cell/mobile phone that does not have
a SIM card.
All calls are answered promptly in English,French, Italian and German. Emergency services will be able to locate you in seconds even if you are unsure of your location.
In Italy the 112 emergency call services is handled by the Carabinieri.
For further information regarding the 112 emergency number, please contact:
Ministero dello Sviluppo Economico-Dipartimento Comunicazioni or Ministero
dell’Interno -Dipartimento della Pubblica Sicurezza