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What to do if you become a victim of crime on holiday?

By July 13, 2017February 1st, 2021News

The Summer is there and many of us are leaving on our holidays. Time to relax, enjoy the sun, great food and have new adventures.
Unfortunately also millions of people fall victim to crime during holidays in the EU. Do you know what you should do when you become a victim? What are your rights in the EU?
If you become a victim of a crime – Call 112 – the EU wide number of emergency services!
To learn more about your rights as a victim and services in a country where you were victimised go to the INFOVICTIMS website! There you can find easily understandable and clear information for victims of crime in Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Poland, Portugal and Scotland.
Did you know that as a victim of crime you can call the 116006 free helpline to get advice and support? The number is available in Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Latvia, Netherlands, Portugal.
To learn more about your rights as a victim of crime across the EU watch our video:

What to do when going on holidays with your children? Amber Alert Europe and Missing Children Europe have developed useful tips and videos.

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