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When to call 112? If you have an emergency or you need urgent assistance from the authorities If you know or suspect that somebody’s life, health, property or the environment is under threat or in danger
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In July 1991, the European Union decided to introduce the common emergency number 112. Finland was among the first to introduce the emergency number 112 in 1993.
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null The public safety announcement transmission system will be tested on 11 February

The public safety announcement transmission system will be tested on 11 February

Publication date 9.2.2022 11.53
News item

The official transmission system for public safety announcements will be tested again on the national emergency number day 11 February 2022 at 11:20 a.m.

During the test, the public safety announcements will be visible on TV screens and on page 112 of Teletext. The public safety announcement system will also be tested on radio, as usual.

The Emergency Response Centre Agency participates in the testing by transmitting the public safety announcements on the 112 Suomi app and publishing them on the Emergency Response Centre Agency’s 112.fi website and Facebook and Twitter accounts.  

The test is carried out by the Finnish Broadcasting Company YLE, Digita Oy and the Emergency Response Centre Agency. 

Materials and instructions

How to use ERC number 112 and other materials and instructions.

112 Suomi -application

112 Suomi is a mobile application for calling the emergency services and for emergency geolocation.

Urgent emergency?

In Finland we use only one emergency number, 112. You can call the emergency number 112 free of charge from any phone with no need for an area code.