Emergencies, from October 8th 112 is the only number in Sicily


From October 8, Sicily will be one of the few regions in Italy to have the single emergency number 112. The operations room located within the Civic hospital is ready and is equipped with specialized operators and cutting-edge IT tools to manage all the calls arriving at 113 police, 112 of the military personnel, 115 fire brigade and 118 medical aid. The presentation of the new service took place this morning in the prefecture in the presence of prefect Antonella De Miro, the councilor for Health Ruggero Razza and the chief Alberto Zoli director of the Areu Sicily, the company that manages the 118. At the moment, besides Sicily, the active stations are in Lombardy, Milan, Varese and Brescia, in the autonomous provinces of Trento and Bolzano, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Rome in the 06 district, Liguria, and Piedmont. The next region to acquire the 112 number will be Sardinia, …

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