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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.
112 Day is a Finnish nationwide campaign to raise people’s awareness of what everyday safety is and how it can be promoted. 112 Day has traditionally been a joint event for different safety authorities, organisations and volunteers. Every year, local events are organised across the country and people are actively campaigning on social media.
Emergency Response Centre Agency to improve the accessibility of the 112 Suomi application and 112.fi website
The Digital Services Act, which entered into force in April 2019, obliges the public sector to comply with accessibility requirements. The act is based on the European Union’s Accessibility Directive. It is also influenced by the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, which emphasises the involvement of special groups and the possibility to use services independently, including in the digital environment.
A new feature is being added to the 112 Suomi mobile app. Starting on August 17, you can use the app to submit a travel notification.
In July 1991, the European Union decided to introduce the common emergency number 112. Its purpose was to supplement national emergency numbers and make emergency services available through one and the same number in all EU Member States.