Country Means of access Type of PWS Link to PWS description Link to PWS download Additional information
Austria App App Click here Google Play For German end users roaming in Austria, the German version of the Katwarn app must be used, download link
Austria App App Click here Apple Store For German end users roaming in Austria, the German version of the Katwarn app must be used, download link
Belgium Location based SMS Click here inscription is automatic as soon as a user (mobile phone) is active on the national territory, user will receive warning messages if location is within a defined area.
Belgium Location based SMS Click here inscription is automatic as soon as a user (mobile phone) is active on the national territory, user will receive warning messages if location is within a defined area.
Belgium Other Click here Click here website available in dutch, french, german and english, a user can register his phone and email to receive targeted messages additional to messages of Location-based SMS system.
Bulgaria Cell broadcast The system is under construction
Croatia Mobile handsets Cell broadcast
Croatia mobile handsets Location-based SMS
Croatia Other sirens, radio and TV stations
Czechia This emergency service is accessible to every person with a mobile device present in the targeted location at the time of broadcast. Neither application download nor user registration of any kind is required. location-based SMS
Germany Cell broadcast
Denmark Emergency notifications, TV, radio, social media accounts and sirens. Other The Cell Broadcast System will be functioning from 1st March 2023
Spain Warning notifications in a timely manner to mobile subscribers Cell broadcast Click here Link 1
Spain Warning notifications in a timely manner to mobile subscribers Cell broadcast Click here Link 2
Finland App Click here Click here
Finland Public Warning Sirens Other
Finland Radio/TV broadcast Other
France Cell broadcast
Greece Smartphones set to allow reception of CB alerts Cell broadcast Click here Webpage of the Ministry for Climate Change and Civil Protection, with information about 112 and subscription form. CB is also enabled for roamers
Hungary SMS Location-based SMS Legislation (only in Hungarian language). Location based PWS SMS will be sent from the following numbers depending on the visited network: 1840 (short number), or +36705511200.
Hungary VESZ Application App Click here Google Play For the use of the VESZ application: 1) no pre-registration is needed 2) the knowledge of Hungarian language is needed 3) further upgrade of the application for roamers is in progress
Hungary VESZ Application App Click here Apple Store For the use of the VESZ application: 1) no pre-registration is needed 2) the knowledge of Hungarian language is needed 3) further upgrade of the application for roamers is in progress
Liechtenstein Website “Alert Swiss” Other Click here Liechtenstein is integrated into the swiss platform. Available in German, English, French, Italian
Liechtenstein App “Alert Swiss” App Apple Store
Liechtenstein App “Alert Swiss” App Google Play
Lithuania SMS Cell Broadcast Click here
Lithuania Public Warning Sirens Other Click here
Luxembourg N/A Cell Broadcast
Luxembourg App App Click here Google Play
Luxembourg App App Click here Click here
Latvia Messaging Other SMS as a part of Public Warning in the case of the emergency situation. SMS (text provided by the services involved in solving of emergency situtation) is sent by the operators to their customers/abonents in case of the emergency situation.
Malta Mobile Cell Broadcast
Netherlands Automatic Cell Broadcast Click here
Poland Text messages (Alert RCB) sends information about the threat to mobile networks operators, who immediately forward it to their subscribers. Anyone who has a mobile phone switched on, if present within the emergency messaging area (the “danger zone”), will receive a short text message (SMS) informing about the type of threat. Location-based SMS Click here Alert RCB – SMS warning system, available for citizens in case of local threats.
Poland Available by downloading free of charge App Click here Google Play System (RSO -Regionalny System Ostrzegania – Regional Warning System) for citizens in case of major emergencies is being developed.
Poland Available by downloading free of charge App Click here Click here System (RSO -Regionalny System Ostrzegania – Regional Warning System) for citizens in case of major emergencies is being developed.
Poland Available by downloading free of charge App Click here Click here System (RSO -Regionalny System Ostrzegania – Regional Warning System) for citizens in case of major emergencies is being developed.
Portugal N/A Location-based SMS SMS warning system, available for citizens in case of local threats. Sent by the operators to their customers/roamers (in) in case of the emergency situation.
Romania RO-ALERT system allows sending Cell Broadcast messages to warn and alert citizens in case of emergency, according to the legal provisions. Cell Broadcast Click here
Romania DSU is the application developed by the Ministry of Internal Affairs for mobile phones with Android and iOS systems, able to receive alerts from traffic, weather or natural calamity warnings. App Click here Play store The app is free of charge and can be downloaded to phones from Google Play and AppStore.
Romania DSU is the application developed by the Ministry of Internal Affairs for mobile phones with Android and iOS systems, able to receive alerts from traffic, weather or natural calamity warnings. App Click here Apple Store The app is free of charge and can be downloaded to phones from Google Play and AppStore.
Sweden App Click here Click here
Sweden Location-based SMS Click here
Slovenia Web, Google Play Store, App Store App Click here At the moment not available, following cyber attack.
Slovenia PW with sirens Other
Slovakia Civil defence warning signals sent out through sirens Other Click here
Iceland SMS pushed to all phones connected to cells in the vicinity of an event. Cell Broadcast
Italy Public Cell Broadcast Click here IT-alert. The system uses the CAP (Common Alerting Protocol), in the Italian CAP-IT profile. The system can release the messages produced in an open format, always using other standard formats (json, rss), in order to be able in future to re-launch the IT-alert messages also on digital motorway billboards, control rooms, television but also on social networks. The system is currently in an experimental and testing phase and pilot region tests have been organized and are being organised.