Less than one in three people in the EU are aware of the emergency number 112 being Europe-wide, in Germany even less than one in five people. So two out of three or four out of five cannot use the benefits of the lifesaving European Emergency Call Number in foreign countries. With that Germany is the fourth to last country in Europe. Even though the European Emergency Call Number celebrates its 25th birthday in 2016. Nilsbunjes@europa-zentrum.de, Tel. 0711 236 237 1.