Emergencies 112 Andalusia has managed a total of 816 incidents in the province of Almeria during the first Operation Exit of the month of August, between 15:00 hours on Friday 29 July and midnight on Monday 1 August, a period marked by the high number of road trips for the summer holidays. This figure represents an increase of more than 52% (52.23%) compared to last year, among other reasons because this year Operation Exit has lasted one day longer than in 2021, being Monday 1 August, according to the service attached to the Ministry of the Presidency, Interior, Social Dialogue and Administrative Simplification of the Board.
The 816 emergencies attended to in the province represent 8.72% of the total for the Andalusian community, where 9,352 alerts have been coordinated.
Most of the alerts to the Junta’s single telephone number in the province of Almeria were due to medical assistance (386), followed by cases related to public safety (163), traffic incidents (64), traffic accidents (53) and fires (23).
The busiest day for 112 was Sunday 31 July, with 2,808 coordinated emergencies, and the time slot with the most calls was between 11:00 and 12:00, when 184 calls were handled.
In terms of provinces, it should be noted that Almeria was among those with the calmest operation departures, together with Huelva
(707), Cordoba (614) and Jaén (495). At the other extreme, the highest number of emergencies occurred in Malaga with 2,217, followed by Seville (2,075), Cadiz (1,326) and Granada (1,102).
The 112 service coordinated 2,794 emergencies in the provincial capitals, with Seville recording the most emergencies (864), followed by Malaga (759), Cordoba (292), Granada (270), Huelva (216), Almeria (197), Cadiz (107) and Jaen (89).
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112 is the European Union’s single emergency telephone number, a public, free and multilingual service that responds to alerts in Spanish, English, French, German and Arabic.
112 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to respond to citizens’ requests for any type of incident: health assistance, rescue and salvage, public safety, traffic accidents, etc… With a single call to an easy-to-remember telephone number, citizens can access any help they need.